|Proposal||by Portugal, Council doc 7724/1/00, 8 June 2000 (OJ 2001 C 73/8)|
|Legal base||Articles 62(2)(a) and (b) and 67(1) EC|
|Schengen||builds on Schengen acquis|
|Flexibility||UK and Ireland appear to have opted in; Denmark decided to implement in international law (see Protocol on Denmark): Council doc. 14241/01, 23 Nov. 2001|
|EP committee||Deprez report recommending rejection of proposal approved after meeting of 26 Feb. 2001 (A5-0066/2001)|
|EP plenary||voted to reject on 13 Mar. 2001 (OJ 2001 C 343)|
|Council||discussed at 15/16 Mar. 2001 JHA Council; adopted by Agriculture Council, 24 Apr. 2001: Regulation 789/2001|
|Entry into force||24 Apr. 2001 (Art. 5)|
|Amendment||amended by Decision changing Title IV decision-making rules, in order to require Council to vote by QMV, not unanimity as from 1 Jan. 2005 (OJ 2004 L 396/45): Decision 2004/927/EC|
|Litigation||validity challenged by Commission (Case C-257/01 Commission v Council); challenge unsuccessful in judgment of 18 Jan. 2005|
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