|Proposal||from Germany (Council doc. 10386/02; OJ 2003 C 4/4)|
|Legal base||Article 63(3)(b) EC|
|Schengen||builds on Schengen acquis; Executive Committee decision rescinded (Art. 11)|
|Flexibility||UK and Ireland have opted out; Denmark has six months to implement in national law|
|EP committee||Kirkhope report adopted (A5-0104/2003) Mar. 2003; second Kirkhope report adopted Sep. 2003 (A5-0291/2003)|
|EP plenary||vote to reject report, 10 Apr. 2003; vote again with amendments, 23 Sep. 2003|
|Council||JHA Council/Mixed Committee, 5-6 June 2003, reached 'general approach'; adopted as 'A' point by Ecofin Council, 25 Nov. 2003: Directive 2003/110/EC
|Implementation||6 Dec. 2005 (Art. 10(2))|
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