|Proposal||from Commission (COM (2004) 437, July 2004)|
||Article 62(2)(b) EC|
|Schengen||builds on Schengen acquis
|Flexibility||UK attempted to opt in; Ireland opted out; Denmark can opt in as matter of international law|
||Lax report adopted by committee 16 Mar. 2005 (A6-0065/2005); plenary vote 27 April 2005|
|Council||working group discussing proposal from Sept. 2004; JHA Council, 24 Feb. 2005 agreed 'general approach' on text; adopted as 'A' point, 2-3 June 2005 JHA Council: Regulation 2005/851
|Entry into force
||24 June 2005 (Art. 3)|
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