Insolvency proceedings

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Initiative by Finland and Germany (OJ 1999 C 221/8)
Legal base Articles 61(c) and 67(1) EC
Background replaces Convention and Protocol, agreed 1995 except by UK, unpublished in OJ
Flexibility UK and Ireland have opted in; Denmark has requested separate intergovernmental agreement
EP committee legal affairs committee report (A5-0039/00) approved proposal with amendments
EP plenary approved 2 March 2000 (OJ 2000 C 346/80)
Economic and Social Committee opinion issued 26 Jan. 2000
Council agreed in principle at 2 Dec. 1999 JHA Council except for territorial scope; adopted at May 2000 JHA Council: Regulation 1346/2000/EC
Entry into force 31 May 2002 (see Article 47)
Implementation proposal by Commission to amend Annexes (COM (2004) 827, 22 Dec. 2004)


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