|Proposal||from Commission (COM (2005) 412, 7 Sept. 2005)|
||Article 62(2)(a) and 62(b)(ii); qualified majority vote and co-decision with the EP|
|Schengen||builds on Schengen acquis|
|Flexibility||UK and Ireland opted out; Denmark could opt in as matter of international law|
||exchange of views on committee agenda, 5 Oct. 2005; adoption of Zappala report in committee 13 Oct. 2005; plenary vote on report (A6-0275/2005) 15 Nov. 2005|
|Council||discussion in working group started Sept. 2005; adopted as 'A' point by JHA Council, 1-2 Dec. 2005: Regulation 2046/2005
|Entry into force
||9 Jan. 2006 (Art. 11)|
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