|Proposal||from Greece (OJ 2003 C 140/12)|
|Legal base||Arts. 63(3)(b) and 66 EC|
|Schengen||builds on Schengen acquis
|Flexibility||UK and Ireland have opted in; Denmark has six months to opt in in international law|
|EP||Roure report adopted by committee (A5-0344/2003); vote in favour of report at plenary session, 6 Nov. 2003|
|Council||agreed on 'general approach' at JHA Council, 2/3 Oct. 2003; formally adopted by JHA Council as 'A' point, 19 Feb. 2004: Regulation 377/2004
|Entry into force||5 Jan. 2004 (Art. 8)|
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