03 August 2006
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|Proposal||COM (2005) 305, 7 July 2005; revised text COM (2006) 751, Dec. 2006; comments on Common Position (COM (2007) 400, 10 July 2007)|
|Legal base||Article 61(c) and 67(5) EC [Qualified majority in Council/EP co-decision]|
|Flexibility||Denmark has automatic opt-out; UK and Ireland opted in|
|EP||committee vote on Gauzes report (A6-0024/2006), 31 Jan. 2006; first-reading plenary vote 4 July 2006; second-reading draft Gauzes report adopted by committee, 8 Oct. 2007 (A6-0366/2007); plenary vote approving Common Position, 25 Oct. 2007|
|Council||JHA Council agreed general approach, 1-2 June 2006; April 2007 JHA Council agreed on Common Position; Common Position adopted by Environment Council, 28 June 2007 (OJ 2007 C 193 E/13): Regulation 1393/2007/EC|
|Application date||13 Nov. 2008 (Art. 26)|
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