|Proposal||by Commission (COM (1999) 260, 26 May 1999; OJ 2000 C 337 E/37); revised proposal following EP vote (COM (2000) 100, 15 Mar. 2000; OJ 2001 C 29 E/1)|
|Legal base||Article 63(1)(a) EC|
|Background||replaces Convention and Protocol agreed and 'frozen' in Dec. 1998 and Mar. 1999 respectively|
|Flexibility||UK and Ireland have opted in; Denmark has requested separate agreement with the Community|
|EP committee||Pirker report approved on 9 Nov 1999 (A5-0059/99)|
|EP plenary||proposal approved with amendments, 11 Nov 1999 (OJ 2000 C 189/227)|
|EP reconsultation||Council reconsulted EP on new text May 2000; Pirker report criticising Council version approved by civil liberties committee 29 Aug 2000 (A5-0219/00); EP plenary vote 21 Sept 2000 only amended implementation section (OJ 2001 C 146/87)|
at 2 Dec 1999 JHA Council except for territorial scope; EP had to be
reconsulted because of changes to provisions on implementation; adopted
by written procedure, 11 Dec 2000 (see Health Council press release, 14
Dec 2000): Regulation 2725/2000
|Implementation measures||discussed at 6/7 Dec. 2001 JHA Council; adopted by 28 Feb. 2002 JHA Council (Regulation 407/2002, OJ 2002 L 62/1)|
|Entry into force||15 Dec 2000 (see Article 27(1))|
|Application date||following set-up of Central Unit and national connections with it (see Article 27(2)); applied from 15 Jan. 2003 (communication in OJ 2003 C 5/2)|
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