|Proposal||from Commission: COM (2005) 391, 1 Sept. 2005|
|Legal base||Article 63(3)(b) EC|
|Schengen||builds on Schengen acquis in part
|Flexibility||UK and Ireland opted out; Denmark could apply as international law; for new Member States, Art. 3(2) of act of accession applies|
||adoption of Weber report by committee (A6-0339/2007) on 12 Sep. 2007; plenary vote in favour of deal with Council, 18 June 2008|
discussions in working group due began Oct. 2005; report on state-of-play at 8-9 Nov. 2007 JHA Council; further report at Dec. 2007 JHA Council; discussed at 28 Feb. 2008 JHA Council; discussed at April 2008 JHA Council; JHA Council, 5 June 2008, approved first-reading deal with EP; adopted by Transport Council, 9 Dec. 2008; Directive
|Deadline to apply||24 Dec. 2010; 24 Dec. 2011 for legal aid provisions (Art. 24(1))|
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