|Legal base||Article 63(3) EC|
|Flexibility||UK has opted out; Denmark has automatic opt out; Ireland has opted in
||Terron i Cusi report adopted 21 Jan. 2003 (A5-0010/2003)
|EP plenary||vote in favour with amendments 12 Feb. 2003 (OJ 2004 C 43 E/230)|
|Council||working group discussion began 22 March 2002; suspended June 2002 and resumed Oct. 2003; discussion at 28/29 Nov. 2003 JHA Council; possible presentation of new proposal by Commission on initial agenda of Dec. 2004 JHA Council
|Status||Commission announced intention to withdraw proposal, Sep. 2005 (COM (2005) 462, 27 Sep. 2005); will reconsider new proposal in light of impact assessment|
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