|Proposal||From Commission, COM (2005) 236, 31 May 2005|
|Legal base||Articles 62(2)(a) and 66 EC; qualified majority vote and co-decision with the EP|
|Schengen||builds on Schengen acquis|
|Flexibility||UK and opted out; could apply as international law|
|EP||committee vote on Coelho report, 5 Oct. 2006 (A6-0355/2006); plenary vote 23 Oct. 2006|
|Council||presentation by Commission at mixed committee, 2-3 June 2005; discussed by JHA Council/Mixed Committee, 21 Feb. 2006, 27/28 April 2006; agreement at JHA Council, 1-2 June 2006; revised agreement at JHA Council, 24 July 2006; JHA Council, 5-6 Oct. 2006, largely reached first-reading deal with EP; discussed at 4-5 Dec. 2006 JHA Council; adopted by Agriculture Council, 19 Dec. 2006: Regulation 1987/2006
|Entry into force||
17 Jan. 2007 (Art. 55(1)); will apply from a date to be set by the Council (Art. 55(2))
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