|Proposal||from Commission (COM (2001) 157, 23 Mar. 2001; OJ 2001 C 180 E/310; amended version in COM (2001) 577, 9 Oct 2001; OJ 2002 C 51 E/219)|
|Legal base||Article 62(2)(b)(iii) EC|
|Background||updates the committee system assisting the Commission implementing the Regulation, and extends its powers|
|Schengen||builds on Schengen acquis|
|Flexibility||UK has opted in; Ireland has opted out; Denmark is covered|
|EP committee||Sousa Pinto report (A5-0445/2001) adopted following committee meeting of 3, 4 Dec. 2001|
|EP plenary||vote in favour without debate, 12 Dec. 2001 (OJ 2002 C 177 E/123)|
|Council||adopted by General Affairs Council, 18 Feb. 2002: Regulation 334/2002
|Entry into force||15 March 2002 (see Art. 4)|
|Implementation||Commission measure on 3 June 2002 (not published; see JHA Scoreboard, COM (2002) 738, 16 Dec. 2002)|
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