|Proposal||COM (2005) 82, 15 Mar. 2005|
|Legal base||Article 61(c) EC|
|Flexibility||Denmark has automatic opt-out; UK and Ireland opted in|
|EP||committee vote in favour of Meyer report, 3 Oct. 2006 (A6-0387/2006); vote by EP plenary, 14 Dec. 2006|
|Council||discussions in working group began April 2005; JHA Council, 1-2 Dec. 2005, agreed on specific issues; JHA Council reached general agreement, 1-2 June 2006; general agreement on entire text at JHA Council, 5-6 Oct. 2006; adopted by JHA Council, June 2007: Regulation 861/2007/EC|
|Entry into force||1 Aug. 2007; applies from 1 Jan. 2009 (Art. 29)|
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