|Proposal||from Commission: COM (2010) 378, 13 July 2010|
|Legal base||Article 79 TFEU|
|Flexibility||UK and Ireland position not yet known; Denmark automatically excluded; new Member States would be covered immediately|
|EP||Iacolino is rapporteur; draft report circulated, May 2011; orientation vote by committee, 26 Jan. 2012; plenary vote in favour, 15 April 2014|
|Council||discussion in working group started Sep. 2010; discussed at Oct 2010 JHA Council; discussed at JHA Council, June 2011; general approach agreed in Coreper, May 2012; EP/Council deal announced, March 2014; adopted by Council, May 2014; Directive 2014/66/EU|
|Deadline for implementation||29 Nov. 2016|
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