|Proposal||by Sweden (Council doc. 6789/01, 5 March 2001 (not published on Council Register; not published in OJ)|
|Legal base||Regulations on amending CCI and border manual|
|Background||updates rules to take account of Nordic states joining Schengen; amends part VI and annexes 3, 6 and 13 of the Common Consular Instructions, and Annexes 5(a) 6(a) and 8 to the Common [External Borders] Manual: these concern airport transit visas, honorary consuls, methods of filling in a visa sticker
|Schengen||builds on Schengen acquis|
|Flexibility||UK and Ireland have opted out; Denmark decided to implement in international law (see Protocol on Denmark): Council doc. 14241/01, 23 Nov. 2001
||was not consulted due to powers conferred by Regulations on amending CCI and borders manual
|Council||adopted by Agriculture Council, 24 Apr. 2001: Decision 2001/329/EC
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