27.11.2009   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

CE 286/103


Wednesday 18 June 2008
Approving the appointment of Mr Antonio Tajani as a Member of the Commission

P6_TA(2008)0291

European Parliament decision of 18 June 2008 approving the appointment of Mr Antonio Tajani as a Member of the Commission

2009/C 286 E/41

The European Parliament,

having regard to Article 214(2), third subparagraph, and Article 215 of the EC Treaty,

having regard to point 4 of the Framework Agreement on relations between the European Parliament and the Commission (1),

having regard to the resignation of Mr Franco Frattini as a Member of the Commission, tendered on 7 May 2008,

having regard to the nomination by the Government of the Italian Republic of Mr Antonio Tajani for appointment as a Member of the Commission on 8 May 2008,

having regard to Council Decision 2008/380/EC, Euratom of 9 May 2008 appointing a new member of the Commission of the European Communities (2),

having regard to the hearing of the Commissioner-designate before its committee responsible held on 16 June 2008,

having regard to Rule 99 of its Rules of Procedure,

1.

Approves the appointment of Mr Antonio Tajani as a Member of the Commission for the remainder of the Commission's term of office until 31 October 2009;

2.

Instructs its President to forward this decision to the Council, the Commission and the governments of the Member States.


(1)  OJ C 117 E, 18.5.2006, p. 123.

(2)  OJ L 131, 21.5.2008, p. 6.