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|Proposal||from Commission (COM (2002) 222, 3 May 2002; OJ 2002 C 203 E/155)|
|Background||integrates Regulation 1347/2000 and the earlier proposals from France and Commission on this issue (respectively OJ 2000 C 234/7, concerning the mutual enforcement of judgments on rights of access to children and COM (2001) 505, 6 Sep. 2001; OJ 2001 C 332 E/269, withdrawn by COM (2002) 297, 6 June 2002)|
|Legal base||Articles 61(c) and 67(1) EC|
|Flexibility||UK and Ireland have opted in (Council docs. 11338/02, 26 July 2002; 10755/02, 12 July 2002); Denmark has automatic opt-out|
|EP||Banotti report adopted, 5 Nov. 2002 (A5-0385/2002); plenary vote 20 Nov. 2002 (OJ 2004 C 25 E/171)|
|Council||agreement on issues on return of the child at JHA Council, 28/29 Nov. 2002; political agreement on entire Regulation at 5/6 June 2003 JHA Council and at JHA Council, 2/3 Oct. 2003; adopted as 'A' point by JHA Council, 28/29 Nov. 2003: Regulation 2201/2003/EC|
|Application date||Entry into force 1 Aug. 2004; applicable from 1 Mar. 2005 (Art. 72)|
|Technical amendment||Council Reg. 2116/2004 (OJ 2004 L 367/1) amending Reg. 2201/2003 pursuant to a special procedure to take account of EU enlargement|
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