|Proposal||by France (OJ 2000 C 243/1)|
|Legal base||Article 63(3) EC|
|Schengen||claims to build upon Schengen acquis|
|Flexibility||UK opted in; Ireland opted in later (see 2(a)(6) below); Denmark has decided to apply in form of international law (Council doc. 9963/02, 20 June 2002)|
|EP committee||Nassauer report (A5-0394/2000) calling for rejection of proposal approved after meetings of 6 Nov. 2000 and 4 Dec. 2000; later version of report, following amendments to Council proposal, approved following meeting on 26 Feb. 2001 (A5-0065/2001); still recommended rejection of proposal|
|EP plenary||report removed from plenary agenda, week of 15 Jan. 2001; voted to reject, 13 Mar. 2001 (OJ 2001 C 343)|
|Council||discussed at Mixed Committee at same time as JHA Council, 30 Nov./1 Dec. 2000; adopted as 'A' point, 28/29 May 2001 JHA Council: Directive 2001/40
|Implementation deadline||2 December 2002 (Art 8(1))
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