|Proposal||from Commission: COM (2009) 322, 8 July 2009|
||Article 63(3)(b) EC|
|Flexibility||builds on Schengen acquis; UK has opted in; Ireland must opt in; Denmark may apply as a matter of international law|
|EP||García Consuegra report adopted by committee, 25 Nov. 2010 (A7-0342/2010); plenary vote 14 Dec. 2010|
|Council||discussed at Nov. 2010 JHA Council; first-reading deal with EP agreed by Coreper; adopted by environment Council, 14 March 2011; Regulation 493/2011
|Entry into force||16 June 2011 (Art. 2)|
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