15.1.2013   

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Official Journal of the European Union

C 11/88


Opinion of the European Economic and Social Committee on the ‘Amendment to the Commission proposal COM(2011) 628 final/2 for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on the financing, management and monitoring of the common agricultural policy’

COM(2012) 551 final — 2012/0260 (COD)

2013/C 11/26

On 5 October 2012, the European Parliament and on 10 October 2012, the Council decided to consult the European Economic and Social Committee, under Article 43 of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union, on the

Amendment to the Commission proposal COM(2011) 628 final/2 for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on the financing, management and monitoring of the common agricultural policy

COM(2012) 551 final — 2012/0260 (COD).

Since the Committee endorses the contents of the proposal, it decided at its 484th plenary session of 14 and 15 November 2012 (meeting of 14 November), by 149 votes to 3 with 9 abstentions, to issue an opinion endorsing the proposed text.

Brussels, 14 November 2012.

The President of the European Economic and Social Committee

Staffan NILSSON