03 August 2006
|Proposal||COM (2005) 649, 15 Dec. 2005|
|Legal base||Article 61(c) EC|
|Flexibility||UK has opted out, but has applied to opt in after adoption; Ireland opted in; Denmark cannot participate; Commission opinion on UK opt-in: COM (2009) 181, 21 April 2009|
|EP||Grabowska report adopted by committee, 20 Nov. 2007 (A6-0468/2007) ; plenary vote 12 Dec. 2007; EP reconsulted; reconsultation vote by committee on Grabowska report, 17 Nov. 2008 (A6-0456/2008); reconsultation vote by plenary due 4 Dec. 2008|
aspects agreed by April 2007 JHA Council; guidelines agreed by 6 June 2008 JHA Council; ‘political agreement’ at 24 Oct. 2008 JHA Council, recitals and forms agreed by Nov. 2008 JHA Council; adopted by Agriculture/Fisheries Council, 19 Dec. 2008; Regulation 4/2009
|Entry into force||mostly 18 June 2011, if the Hague Protocol on applicable law on maintenance applies to the Community by then (Art. 76)|
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