|Proposal||from Commission (COM (2003) 172, 8 Apr. 2003)|
||Arts. 62(2)(a) and Arts. 62(2)(b)(ii) EC|
||sets out special visa rules for 2004 Olympics|
|Schengen||builds on Schengen acquis|
|Flexibility||UK & Ireland opted out; position of Denmark unknown|
||Matikanen-Kallstrom report adopted by committee (A5-0211/2003); plenary vote in favour 18 June 2003|
|Council||JHA Council/Mixed Committee, 5-6 June 2003, agreed general approach; adopted by Ecofin Council, 15 July 2003: Regulation 1295/2003
|Entry into force||11 Aug. 2003 (Art. 11)|
|Report on application||SEC (2005) 1051, 11 Aug. 2005|
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