|Proposal||from Commission (COM (2001) 157, 23 Mar. 2001; OJ 2001 C 180 E/301)|
|Legal base||Article 62(2)(b)(iii) EC|
|Background||replaces Joint Action proposed by Austrian Presidency in 1998 but not agreed and Finnish Presidency proposal for Regulation of Sept 1999 (never published in OJ; Council doc. 10895/99, 9 Sept. 1999) not agreed (Finnish proposal also covered persons with no documents)|
|Schengen||builds on Schengen acquis|
|Flexibility||UK has opted in; Ireland has opted out; Denmark is covered|
|EP committee||Sousa Pinto report (A5-0445/2001) adopted following committee meeting of 3, 4 Dec. 2001|
|EP plenary||vote in favour without debate, 12 Dec. 2001 (OJ 2002 C 177 E/127)|
|Council||adopted by General Affairs Council, 18 Feb. 2002: Regulation 333/2002
|Entry into force||23 Feb. 2002 (Art. 9)|
|Implementation||Commission measure on 12 August 2002 (not published; see JHA Scoreboard, COM (2002) 738, 16 Dec. 2002)|
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.