|Proposal||from Greece (Council doc. 7655/03, 20 Mar. 2003)|
|Background||replaces existing Annex 12 to CCI and Annex 14a to Common Manual; sets standard rate of 35 euro for consideration of all short-stay visa applications and also takes account of Decision 44/2002 establishing fees for considering visa applications (rather than for issuing visas)
|Schengen||builds on Schengen acquis|
|Flexibility||UK & Ireland opted out; Denmark has six months to opt in in international law|
|EP||no role as this is an implementing measure (see Regs. 789/2001 and 790/2001)
|Council||adopted as ‘A’ point by Environment Council, 13 June 2003: Decision 2003/454/EC
|Entry into force||1 July 2005 at the latest (Art. 2)|
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