|Proposal||OJ 1999 C 251/1|
|Background||1999 version of proposal replaced pre-Amsterdam version of text discussed since 1995|
|Schengen||builds on Schengen acquis; replaces certain Articles of Schengen Convention|
|EP committee||Di Pietro report approved 26 Jan 2000 (A5-0019/2000)|
|EP plenary||vote in favour with amendments, 17 Feb 2000 (OJ 2000 C 339/239)|
|Council||adopted at May 2000 JHA Council: Act establishing Convention|
||noted as ‘A’ item, 30 Nov/1 Dec 2000 JHA Council (OJ 2000 C 379/7): Explanatory report|
|Entry into force
||23 August 2005
|Status to date||needed ratification by a majority of the first fifteen Member States to enter into force; ratified by twelve of them: all except Greece, Italy and Ireland; ratified by all ten Member States which joined the EU in 2004; in force in Romania and Bulgaria from 1 Dec. 2007 (OJ 2007 L 307/18)|
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