|Proposal||from Commission (COM (2001) 510, 12 Sep. 2001; OJ 2002 C 51 E/325)|
|Legal base||Article 63(1)(c), 63(2)(a) and 63(3)(a) EC|
|Flexibility||UK and Ireland have opted in; Denmark has automatic opt-out
||committee adopted Lambert report 2 Oct. 2002 (A5-0333/2002); plenary vote in favour with amendments 21 Oct. 2002 (OJ 2003 C 300 E/134)|
|Council||first presented at working group on 22 Mar. 2002; June 2002 Seville European Council set deadline to agree by June 2003; discussed at JHA Council, 14/15 Oct. 2002; hope to adopt at Nov. 2002 JHA Council; on agenda of JHA Council, 28/29 Nov. 2002 but not fully agreed; discussed at JHA Council 27/28 Feb. 2003 and 8 May 2003; intention to agree at JHA Council of 5/6 June 2003; discussed at JHA Council, 5-6 June 2003 but not agreed; discussed at 28/29 Nov. 2003 JHA Council; further discussion postponed to Irish Presidency; discussed at 19 Feb. 2004 JHA Council; agreement reached at JHA Council, 30 Mar. 2004; adopted as ‘A’ point by JHA Council, 29 April 2004: Directive 83/2004
|Application date||10 Oct. 2006 (Art. 38(1))|
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