|Proposal||from Commission (COM (2001) 447, 26 July 2001; OJ 2001 C 304 E/192)|
|Legal base||Article 63(2) EC|
|Background||replaces Dublin Convention (OJ 1997 C 254/1). See Commission staff working paper (SEC (2001) 756, 13 June 2001)
|Flexibility||UK and Ireland opted in; Denmark has automatic opt-out|
|EP committee||Marinho report agreed 19 Mar. 2002 (A5-0081/2002)|
|EP plenary||vote in favour with amendments, 9 Apr. 2002 (OJ 2003 C 127 E/151)|
|Council||discussed at 13 June 2002 JHA Council; June 2002 Seville European Council set deadline to agree by Dec. 2002; discussed at JHA Council, 14/15 Oct. 2002; on agenda of JHA Council, 28/29 Nov. 2002 but not agreed; Danish Presidency gave one week to adopt proposal; political agreement 6 Dec. 2002; adopted by Ecofin Council, 18 Feb. 2003: Regulation 343/2003
|Implementation measure||Regulation 1560/2003, adopted 3 Sep. 2003 (OJ 2003 L 222/3)|
|Application date||1 Sep. 2003 (Art. 29)|
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