|Proposal||from and (Council doc. 14546/01, 27 Nov. 2001; OJ 2002 C 42/8)|
|Background||replaces earlier draft Swedish proposal (Council doc. 6876/01, 8 Mar. 2001); will extend Europol’s role to cover joint investigation teams and recommend national investigations|
Deprez report recommending rejection (A5-0173/2002) adopted, 14 May 2002; plenary vote approved report 30 May 2002 (OJ 2003 C 187 E/143)
issue of Convention amendment under discussion in working group throughout 2001; 27/28 Sep. 2001 JHA Council agreed on priority issues for amendment of Convention; 28 Feb. 2002 JHA Council discussed proposal; issues of joint teams and requests to Member States agreed by JHA Council, 25/26 April 2002; adopted as 'A' point, JHA Council, 28/29 Nov. 2002: Protocol
|Entry into force
||March 2004 European Council called for ratification by Dec. 2004; needs ratification by all of the first 15 Member States to enter into force|
|Status to date
||entered into force 3 April 2007 in the first 25 Member States, after the final ratification by Portugal in Jan. 2007; entered into force in RomaniaBulgaria, 1 August 2007; repealed by Europol Decision as from 1 Jan. 2010 and|
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