|Proposal||from Spain (Council doc. 9407/02, 11 June 2002; OJ 2002 C 160/7)|
|Legal base||Art. 66|
|Schengen||builds on Schengen acquis
|Flexibility||UK and Ireland opted out; Denmark will have six months to implement in national law|
|EP committee||Coelho report adopted 3 Dec. 2002 (A5-0436/2002)|
|EP plenary||vote in favour of report 17 Dec. 2002 (OJ 2004 C 31 E/122)|
|Council||Council working group began discussing in July 2002; discussed at JHA Council/Mixed Committee, 19 Dec. 2002; March 2004 European Council called for adoption by June 2004; adopted as 'A' point by JHA Council, 29 April 2004: Regulation 871/2004
|Entry into force||20 May 2004 (Art. 2(1)); will not apply in practice until date(s) set by Council unanimously (Art. 2(2)); Art. 1(1) and 1(3) entered into force 13 June 2005 and Art. 1(7) and 1(8) will enter into force 11 Sept. 2005, following Decision adopted by General Affairs Council as 'A' point, 13 June 2005 (not yet published)|
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