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Information and Notices

Volume 50
18 October 2007


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INFORMATION FROM EUROPEAN UNION INSTITUTIONS AND BODIES

 

EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT

 

2006-2007 SESSION

 

Sittings of 15 to 18 January 2007

 

Monday 15 January 2007

2007/C 244E/01

MINUTES

1

PROCEEDINGS OF THE SITTING

Formal sitting — Welcoming of the Bulgarian and Romanian Members

Resumption of session

Membership of Parliament

Statement by the President

Approval of Minutes of previous sitting

Membership of Parliament

Verification of credentials

Formation of a political group

Address by the President of Parliament

Documents received

Written declarations and oral questions (tabling)

Petitions

Texts of agreements forwarded by the Council

Action taken on Parliament's resolutions

Agenda for next sitting

Closure of sitting

ATTENDANCE REGISTER

8

ANNEX I
MEMBERS DESIGNATED BY BULGARIA AND ROMANIA

9

 

Tuesday 16 January 2007

2007/C 244E/02

MINUTES

10

PROCEEDINGS OF THE SITTING

Opening of sitting

Announcement of the candidates for election to the office of President

Election of the President of the European Parliament

Election of Vice-Presidents of the European Parliament (deadline for submitting nominations)

Election of Vice-Presidents of the European Parliament

Election of Quaestors of the European Parliament (deadline for submitting nominations)

Election of Vice-Presidents of the European Parliament (continuation)

Election of Quaestors of the European Parliament

Agenda for next sitting

Closure of sitting

ATTENDANCE REGISTER

14

ANNEX I
ELECTION OF THE PRESIDENT
MEMBERS VOTING

16

ANNEX II
ELECTION OF THE VICE-PRESIDENTS
MEMBERS VOTING

18

ANNEX III
ELECTION OF THE QUAESTORS
MEMBERS VOTING

20

 

Wednesday 17 January 2007

2007/C 244E/03

MINUTES

22

PROCEEDINGS OF THE SITTING

Opening of sitting

Documents received

Programme of the German presidency (debate)

Approval of Minutes of previous sittings

Membership of Parliament

Order of business

Imposition of the death penalty on medical personnel in Libya (debate)

Seventh and eighth annual reports on arms exports (debate)

Development of the Community's railways ***II — Certification of train drivers operating locomotives and trains on the railway system in the Community ***II — International rail passengers' rights and obligations ***II (debate)

Membership of Committees (deadline for tabling amendments)

Development of the Community's railways ***II — Certification of train drivers operating locomotives and trains on the railway system in the Community ***II — International rail passengers' rights and obligations ***II (continuation of debate)

European Road Safety Action Programme — Mid-Term Review (debate)

Amendment of the ACP-EC Partnership Agreement *** (debate)

Agenda for next sitting

Closure of sitting

ATTENDANCE REGISTER

32

 

Thursday 18 January 2007

2007/C 244E/04

MINUTES

34

PROCEEDINGS OF THE SITTING

Opening of sitting

Documents received

Equality between men and women in the committees' work (debate)

Law applicable to non-contractual obligations (ROME II) *** II (debate)

Communication of Council common positions

Approval of Minutes of previous sitting

Committee of Inquiry into the crisis of the Equitable Life Assurance Society (extension of mandate)

Announcement by the President

Voting time

Composition of committees

Amendment of the ACP-EC Partnership Agreement *** (Rule 131) (vote)

Development of the Community's railways ***II (vote)

Certification of train drivers operating locomotives and trains on the railway system in the Community ***II (vote)

International rail passengers' rights and obligations ***II (vote)

Law applicable to non-contractual obligations (ROME II) ***II (vote)

Imposition of the death penalty on medical personnel in Libya (vote)

Seventh and eighth annual reports on arms exports (vote)

European Road Safety Action Programme — Mid-Term Review (vote)

Equality between men and women in the committees' work (vote)

Explanations of vote

Corrections to votes and voting intentions

Membership of committees and delegations

Request for the waiver of parliamentary immunity

Decisions concerning certain documents

Written declarations entered in the register (Rule 116)

Forwarding of texts adopted during the sitting

Dates for next sittings

Adjournment of session

ATTENDANCE REGISTER

46

ANNEX I

48

ANNEX II

60

TEXTS ADOPTED

118

P6_TA(2007)0001
Composition of committees
Decision of the European Parliament on the composition of committees

118

P6_TA(2007)0002
Agreement amending the Partnership Agreement between the ACP countries and the EC and its Member States ***
European Parliament legislative resolution on the proposal for a Council decision concerning the conclusion of the Agreement amending the Partnership Agreement between the members of the African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States, of the one part, and the European Community and its Member States, of the other part, signed in Cotonou on 23 June 2000 (6987/2006 — C6-0124/2006 — 2005/0071(AVC))

118

P6_TA(2007)0003
Development of the Community's railways ***II
European Parliament legislative resolution on the Council common position with a view to the adoption of a directive of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Council Directive 91/440/EEC on the development of the Community's railways and Directive 2001/14/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council on the allocation of railway infrastructure capacity and the levying of charges for the use of railway infrastructure (5895/2/2006 — C6-0309/2006 — 2004/0047(COD))

119

P6_TC2-COD(2004)0047
Position of the European Parliament adopted at second reading on 18 January 2007 with a view to the adoption of Directive 2007/.../EC of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Council Directive 91/440/EEC on the development of the Community's railways and Directive 2001/14/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council on the allocation of railway infrastructure capacity and the levying of charges for the use of railway infrastructure

119

P6_TA(2007)0004
Certification of train drivers operating locomotives and trains on the railway system in the Community ***II
European Parliament legislative resolution on the Council common position with a view to the adoption of a directive of the European Parliament and of the Council on the certification of train drivers operating locomotives and trains on the railway system in the Community (5893/5/2006 — C6-0310/2006 — 2004/0048(COD))

127

P6_TC2-COD(2004)0048
Position of the European Parliament adopted at second reading on 18 January 2007 with a view to the adoption of Directive 2007/.../EC of the European Parliament and of the Council on the certification of train drivers operating locomotives and trains and other crew members performing safety-related tasks on the railway system in the Community

128

ANNEX I
COMMUNITY MODEL LICENCE AND HARMONISED COMPLEMENTARY CERTIFICATE

148

ANNEX II
MEDICAL REQUIREMENTS

150

ANNEX III
TRAINING METHOD

152

ANNEX IV
GENERAL PROFESSIONAL KNOWLEDGE AND REQUIREMENTS REGARDING THE LICENCE

153

ANNEX V
PROFESSIONAL KNOWLEDGE OF ROLLING STOCK AND REQUIREMENTS REGARDING THE CERTIFICATE

154

ANNEX VI
PROFESSIONAL KNOWLEDGE OF INFRASTRUCTURE AND REQUIREMENTS REGARDING THE CERTIFICATE

156

ANNEX VII
FREQUENCY OF EXAMINATIONS

159

P6_TA(2007)0005
International rail passengers' rights and obligations ***II
European Parliament legislative resolution on the Council common position with a view to the adoption of a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on international rail passengers' rights and obligations (5892/1/2006 — C6-0311/2006 — 2004/0049(COD))

159

P6_TC2-COD(2004)0049
Position of the European Parliament adopted at second reading on 18 January 2007 with a view to the adoption of Regulation (EC) No .../2007 of the European Parliament and of the Council on rail passengers' rights and obligations

159

ANNEX I
EXTRACT FROM UNIFORM RULES CONCERNING THE CONTRACT FOR INTERNATIONAL CARRIAGE OF PASSENGERS AND LUGGAGE BY RAIL (CIV)

175

APPENDIX A
TO THE CONVENTION CONCERNING INTERNATIONAL CARRIAGE BY RAIL (COTIF) OF 9 MAY 1980, AS MODIFIED BY THE PROTOCOL FOR THE MODIFICATION OF THE CONVENTION CONCERNING INTERNATIONAL CARRIAGE BY RAIL OF 3 JUNE 1999

175

ANNEX II
MINIMUM INFORMATION TO BE PROVIDED BY RAILWAY UNDERTAKINGS AND/OR BY TICKET VENDORS

193

P6_TA(2007)0006
Law applicable to non-contractual obligations (‘ROME II’) ***II
European Parliament legislative resolution on the Council common position with a view to the adoption of a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on the law applicable to noncontractual obligations (‘ROME II’) (9751/7/2006 — C6-0317/2006 — 2003/0168(COD))

194

P6_TC2-COD(2003)0168
Position of the European Parliament adopted at second reading on 18 January 2007 with a view to the adoption of Regulation (EC) No .../2007 of the European Parliament and of the Council on the law applicable to non-contractual obligations (‘ROME II’)

194

P6_TA(2007)0007
Death sentence imposed on medical personnel in Libya
European Parliament resolution on the conviction and imprisonment by Libya of five Bulgarian nurses and a Palestinian doctor

208

P6_TA(2007)0008
Seventh and eighth annual reports on arms exports
European Parliament resolution on the Council's Seventh and Eighth Annual Reports according to Operative Provision 8 of the European Union Code of Conduct on Arms Exports (2006/2068(INI))

210

P6_TA(2007)0009
European Road Safety Action Programme — Mid-Term Review
European Parliament resolution on European Road Safety Action Programme — mid-term review (2006/2112(INI))

220

P6_TA(2007)0010
Equality between men and women in the committees' work
European Parliament resolution on gender mainstreaming in the work of the committees (2005/2149(INI))

225


Key to symbols used

*

Consultation procedure

**I

Cooperation procedure: first reading

**II

Cooperation procedure: second reading

***

Assent procedure

***I

Codecision procedure: first reading

***II

Codecision procedure: second reading

***III

Codecision procedure: third reading

(The type of procedure is determined by the legal basis proposed by the Commission)

Information relating to voting time

Unless stated otherwise, the rapporteurs informed the Chair in writing, before the vote, of their position on the amendments.

Abbreviations used for Parliamentary Committees

AFET

Committee on Foreign Affairs

DEVE

Committee on Development

INTA

Committee on International Trade

BUDG

Committee on Budgets

CONT

Committee on Budgetary Control

ECON

Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs

EMPL

Committee on Employment and Social Affairs

ENVI

Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety

ITRE

Committee on Industry, Research and Energy

IMCO

Committee on the Internal Market and Consumer Protection

TRAN

Committee on Transport and Tourism

REGI

Committee on Regional Development

AGRI

Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development

PECH

Committee on Fisheries

CULT

Committee on Culture and Education

JURI

Committee on Legal Affairs

LIBE

Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs

AFCO

Committee on Constitutional Affairs

FEMM

Committee on Women's Rights and Gender Equality

PETI

Committee on Petitions

Abbreviations used for Political Groups

PPE-DE

Group of the European People's Party (Christian Democrats) and European Democrats

PSE

Socialist Group in the European Parliament

ALDE

Group of the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe

UEN

Union for Europe of the Nations Group

Verts/ALE

Group of the Greens/European Free Alliance

GUE/NGL

Confederal Group of the European United Left - Nordic Green Left

IND/DEM

Independence and Democracy Group

ITS

Identity, Tradition and Sovereignty Group

NI

Non-attached Members

EN