19.8.2008   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

C 211/36


Opinion of the European Economic and Social Committee on the ‘Proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Council Regulation (EC) No 1172/98 on statistical returns in respect of the carriage of goods by road as regards the implementing powers conferred on the Commission’

COM(2007) 778 final — 2007/0269 (COD)

(2008/C 211/08)

On 27 February 2008 the Council decided to consult the European Economic and Social Committee, under Article 285(1) of the Treaty establishing the European Community, on the

Proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Council Regulation (EC) No 1172/98 on statistical returns in respect of the carriage of goods by road as regards the implementing powers conferred on the Commission.

Since the Committee unreservedly endorses the content of the proposal and feels that it requires no comment on its part, it decided, at its 444th plenary session of 22 and 23 April 2008 (meeting of 22 April), by 145 votes and 2 abstentions, to issue an opinion (1) endorsing the proposed text.

 

Brussels, 22 April 2008

The President

of the European Economic and Social Committee

Dimitris DIMITRIADIS


(1)  The opinion of the Committee on the regulatory procedure with scrutiny is currently under preparation [COM(2007) 741 final, COM(2007) 822 final, COM(2007) 824 final and COM(2008) 71 final].