|Proposal||by Portugal (OJ 2000 C 200/1)|
|Background||will make Europol competent to address all forms of money laundering|
|EP committee||Karamanou report (A5-0312/2000) adopted after meetings of civil liberties committee, 10 Oct. 2000 and 23 Oct. 2000; proposal also discussed by economic and monetary affairs and legal affairs committees|
|EP plenary||vote in favour, 13 Nov. 2000 (OJ 2001 C 223/89)|
|Council||agreed in principle at 28 Sep. 2000 JHA Council, pending EP vote; adopted formally at JHA Council of 30 Nov./1 Dec. 2000: Protocol
|Entry into force
||requires ratification by all of the first 15 Member States; March 2004 European Council called for ratification by Dec. 2004|
||entered into force 29 March 2007 in the first 25 Member States after the final ratification by Ireland on 29 Dec. 2006; entered into force in Romania and Bulgaria, 1 August 2007; repealed by Europol Decision as from 1 Jan. 2010|
Please help Statewatch to improve and extend the information and content on the SEMDOC website. Use the form below to report a broken/inactive link or submit material for inclusion in the 'further reading' section.
Please note that we will not include any material that promotes racism, fascism, sexism, homophobia or seeks primarily to promote political parties, ideologies or organisations. The decision on what material to include will be taken by Statewatch and is not open to challenge or debate.