Treaty with Norway and Iceland on mutual assistance

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Background associates Norway and Iceland with most of EU mutual assistance Convention
Flexibility UK and Ireland opt in
EP Moraes is rapporteur; draft report circulated, Dec. 2011; committee vote to adopt report, 26 Jan. 2012 (A7-0020/2012); plenary vote in favour, 13 Mar. 2012

mandate approved by Ecofin Council, 10 July 2001; further mandate approved by JHA Council as 'A' point, 19 Dec. 2002; JHA Council, 6 Nov. 2003, Agriculture Council, 17 Dec. 2003 agreed on signature; concluded by JHA Council, 7 June 2012 (OJ 2012 L 153/1; Decision 2012/305/EU)

Proposal to conclude

COM (2009) 704, 17 Dec. 2009 (not currently available in pdf format)

Entry into force 1 Jan. 2013 (OJ 2012 L 322/1)

Further reading

  • SEMDOC: Mutual Legal Assistance Convention (2000)

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