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Volume 49
20 December 2006


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EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT

 

2006-2007 SESSION

 

Sittings of 23 to 26 October 2006

 

Monday 23 October 2006

2006/C 313E/01

MINUTES

1

PROCEEDINGS OF THE SITTING

Resumption of session

Approval of Minutes of previous sitting

Welcome

Membership of committees

Signature of acts adopted under codecision

Relations between the European Union and Russia following the assassination of journalist Anna Politkovskaya (motions for resolutions tabled)

Documents received

Petitions

Transfers of appropriations

Texts of agreements forwarded by the Council

Action taken on Parliament's resolutions

Written declarations (Rule 116)

Order of business

One-minute speeches on matters of political importance

Establishment, operation and use of SIS II (regulation) ***I — Establishment, operation and use of SIS II (decision) * — Access to SIS II by the services responsible for issuing vehicle registration certificates ***I (debate)

Women's immigration (debate)

Recovery of Community funds (debate)

Implementing measures (level 2) of the Transparency and Prospectus directives (debate)

LIFE+ ***II — Financing of the Natura 2000 network (debate)

Community civil protection mechanism * (debate)

European order for payment procedure ***II (debate)

Agenda for next sitting

Closure of sitting

ATTENDANCE REGISTER

17

 

Tuesday 24 October 2006

2006/C 313E/02

MINUTES

19

PROCEEDINGS OF THE SITTING

Opening of sitting

Debates on cases of breaches of human rights, democracy and the rule of law (announcement of motions for resolutions tabled)

Vote on request for urgent procedure

Commemoration of the 1956 Hungarian uprising

Breast cancer (debate)

Programme of support for the European audiovisual sector (MEDIA 2007) ***II (debate)

Culture programme (2007-2013) ***II (debate)

Voting time

United Nations: approval of category M2 or M3 vehicles with regard to their general construction *** (Rule 131) (vote)

Accession of Bulgaria and Romania: recruitment of officials of the European Communities * (Rule 131) (vote)

Amendment of the Statutes of the Galileo Joint Undertaking * (Rule 131) (vote)

Norway and the EMCDDA * (Rule 131) (vote)

Request for waiver of the immunity of Bogdan Golik (Rule 131) (vote)

Defence of immunity of Mario Borghezio (Rule 131) (vote)

Draft amending budget No 3/2006 (Rule 131) (vote)

Draft amending budget No 5/2006 (Rule 131) (vote)

An EU-South Africa Strategic Partnership (Rule 131) (vote)

LIFE+ ***II (vote)

Programme of support for the European audiovisual sector (MEDIA 2007) ***II (vote)

Culture programme (2007-2013) ***II (vote)

Community civil protection mechanism * (vote)

Implementing measures (level 2) of the Transparency Directive (vote)

Implementing measures (level 2) of the Prospectus Directive (vote)

Women's immigration (vote)

Recovery of Community funds (vote)

Explanations of vote

Corrections to votes and voting intentions

Approval of Minutes of previous sitting

Membership of Parliament

Welcome

Draft general budget for 2007 (Section III) — Draft general budget for 2007 (Sections I, II, IV, V, VI, VII and VIII) (debate)

Membership of Parliament

Question Time (Commission)

Youth in Action programme (2007-2013) ***II (debate)

Action programme in the field of lifelong learning ***II (debate)

Europe for Citizens programme (2007-2013) ***II (debate)

Restrictions on the marketing and use of perfluorooctane sulfonates ***I (debate)

Third-country anti-dumping, anti-subsidy and safeguard action (debate)

Agenda for next sitting

Closure of sitting

ATTENDANCE REGISTER

33

ANNEX I

35

ANNEX II

42

TEXTS ADOPTED

62

P6_TA(2006)0421
United Nations: approval of category M2 or M3 vehicles with regard to their general construction ***
European Parliament legislative resolution on the draft Council decision on the accession of the Community to United Nations Economic Commission for Europe Regulation No 107 on uniform provisions concerning the approval of category M2 or M3 vehicles with regard to their general construction (7884/1/2006 — C6-0198/2006 — 2005/0250(AVC))

62

P6_TA(2006)0422
Accession of Bulgaria and Romania: recruitment of officials of the European Communities *
European Parliament legislative resolution on the proposal for a Council regulation introducing, on the occasion of the accession of Bulgaria and Romania, special temporary measures for recruitment of officials of the European Communities (COM(2006)0271 — C6-0221/2006 — 2006/0091(CNS))

62

P6_TA(2006)0423
Amendment of the Statutes of the Galileo Joint Undertaking *
European Parliament legislative resolution on the proposal for a Council regulation amending the Statutes of the Galileo Joint Undertaking annexed to Council Regulation (EC) No 876/2002 (COM(2006)0351 — C6-0252/2006 — 2006/0115(CNS))

63

P6_TA(2006)0424
Norway and the EMCDDA *
European Parliament legislative resolution on the proposal for a Council decision on the conclusion of the agreement between the European Community and Norway on the revision of the amount of the financial contribution from Norway provided for in the agreement between the European Community and the Kingdom of Norway on the participation of Norway in the work of the European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction (EMCDDA) (COM(2006)0115 — C6-0140/2006 — 2006/0037(CNS))

64

P6_TA(2006)0425
Request for waiver of the immunity of Bogdan Golik
European Parliament decision on the request for waiver of the immunity of Bogdan Golik (2006/2218(IMM))

64

P6_TA(2006)0426
Defence of immunity of Mario Borghezio
European Parliament decision on the request for defence of the immunity and privileges of Mario Borghezio (2006/2151(IMM))

65

P6_TA(2006)0427
Draft amending budget No 3/2006 (Amendments)
Amendments to Draft amending budget No 3/2006 of the European Union for the financial year 2006, Section III — Commission, Section VIII Part B — European Data Protection Supervisor (C6-0336/2006 — 2006/2119(BUD))

66

P6_TA(2006)0428
Draft amending budget No 3/2006
European Parliament resolution on Draft amending budget No 3/2006 of the European Union for the financial year 2006, Section III — Commission, Section VIII Part B — European Data Protection Supervisor (C6-0336/2006 — 2006/2119(BUD))

68

P6_TA(2006)0429
Draft amending budget No 5/2006
European Parliament resolution on Draft amending budget No 5/2006 of the European Union for the financial year 2006, Section III — Commission (13561/2006 — C6-0333/2006 — 2006/2202(BUD))

69

P6_TA(2006)0430
EU-South Africa Strategic Partnership
European Parliament resolution on an EU-South Africa Strategic Partnership (2006/2234(INI))

70

P6_TA(2006)0431
LIFE+ ***II
European Parliament legislative resolution on the Council common position for adopting a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council concerning the Financial Instrument for the Environment (LIFE+) (6284/1/2006 — C6-0226/2006 — 2004/0218(COD))

75

P6_TC2-COD(2004)0218
Position of the European Parliament adopted at second reading on 24 October 2006 with a view to the adoption of Regulation (EC) No .../2006 of the European Parliament and of the Council concerning the Financial Instrument for the Environment (LIFE+)

75

ANNEX
MEASURES ELIGIBLE FOR FUNDING

86

P6_TA(2006)0432
Programme of support for the European audiovisual sector (MEDIA 2007) ***II
European Parliament legislative resolution on the Council common position for adopting a decision of the European Parliament and of the Council on the implementation of a programme of support for the European audiovisual sector (MEDIA 2007) (6233/2/2006 — C6-0271/2006 — 2004/0151 (COD))

87

P6_TA(2006)0433
Culture programme (2007-2013) ***II
European Parliament legislative resolution on the Council common position for adopting a decision of the European Parliament and of the Council establishing the Culture Programme (2007-2013) (6235/3/2006 — C6-0269/2006 — 2004/0150(COD))

88

P6_TC2-COD(2004)0150
Position of the European Parliament adopted at second reading on 24 October 2006 with a view to the adoption of European Parliament and Council Decision No 2006/.../EC establishing the Culture Programme (2007-2013)

88

ANNEX

96

P6_TA(2006)0434
Community civil protection mechanism *
European Parliament legislative resolution on the proposal for a Council decision establishing a Community civil protection mechanism (recast) (COM(2006)0029 — C6-0076/2006 — 2006/0009(CNS))

100

P6_TA(2006)0435
Implementing measures (level 2) of the Transparency Directive
European Parliament resolution on ‘bulk’ implementing measures for the Transparency Directive

114

P6_TA(2006)0436
Implementing measures (level 2) of the Prospectus Directive
European Parliament resolution on the accounting standards used by third country issuers and their equivalence to IFRS as mentioned in the draft implementing measures of the Prospectus Directive and the Transparency Directive (draft Commission regulation amending Regulation (EC) No 809/2004 as regards the accounting standards in accordance with which historical information contained in prospectuses is drawn up, and draft Commission decision on the use by third country issuers of securities of information prepared under internationally accepted accounting standards)

116

P6_TA(2006)0437
Women's immigration
European Parliament resolution on women's immigration: the role and place of immigrant women in the European Union (2006/2010(INI))

118

P6_TA(2006)0438
Recovery of Community funds
European Parliament resolution on the recovery of Community funds (2005/2163(INI))

125

 

Wednesday 25 October 2006

2006/C 313E/03

MINUTES

132

PROCEEDINGS OF THE SITTING

Opening of sitting

Membership of political groups

Peace process in Spain (debate)

Results of the informal summit of heads of state and government (Lahti, 20 October 2006) (debate)

Formal sitting — Hungary

Voting time

Peace process in Spain (vote)

European order for payment procedure ***II (vote)

Youth in Action programme (2007-2013) ***II (vote)

Action programme in the field of lifelong learning ***II (vote)

Europe for Citizens programme (2007-2013) ***II (vote)

Restrictions on the marketing and use of perfluorooctane sulfonates ***I (vote)

Establishment, operation and use of SIS II (regulation) ***I (vote)

Access to SIS II by the services responsible for issuing vehicle registration certificates ***I (vote)

Establishment, operation and use of SIS II (decision) * (vote)

Relations between the European Union and Russia following the assassination of journalist Anna Politkovskaya (vote)

Breast cancer (vote)

Third-country anti-dumping, anti-subsidy and safeguard action (vote)

Explanations of vote

Corrections to votes and voting intentions

Approval of Minutes of previous sitting

Welcome

Moldova (Transnistria), Georgia (South Ossetia) (debate)

Export of toxic waste to Africa — Use of criminal law to protect the environment (debate)

EC-Syria Euro-Mediterranean Association Agreement (debate)

Question Time (Council)

Nairobi Conference on Climate Change (debate)

Inland waterway transport (debate)

Public-private partnerships (debate)

Posting of workers (debate)

Agenda for next sitting

Closure of sitting

ATTENDANCE REGISTER

145

ANNEX I

147

ANNEX II

152

TEXTS ADOPTED

165

P6_TA(2006)0439
Peace process in Spain
European Parliament resolution on the peace process in Spain

165

P6_TA(2006)0440
European order for payment procedure ***II
European Parliament legislative resolution on the Council common position for adopting a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council creating a European order for payment procedure (7535/3/2006 — C6-0227/2006 — 2004/0055(COD))

165

P6_TC2-COD(2004)0055
Position of the European Parliament adopted at second reading on 25 October 2006 with a view to the adoption of Regulation (EC) No ... /2006 of the European Parliament and of the Council creating a European order for payment procedure

166

ANNEX I

180

ANNEXES II TO VII

186

P6_TA(2006)0441
‘Youth in Action’ programme (2007-2013) ***II
European Parliament legislative resolution on the Council common position for adopting a decision of the European Parliament and of the Council creating the ‘Youth in Action’ Programme for the period 2007-2013 (6236/3/2006 — C6-0273/2006 — 2004/0152(COD))

186

P6_TA(2006)0442
Action programme in the field of lifelong learning ***II
European Parliament legislative resolution on the Council common position for adopting a decision of the European Parliament and of the Council establishing an action programme in the field of lifelong learning (6237/3/2006 — C6-0274/2006 — 2004/0153(COD))

187

P6_TA(2006)0443
‘Europe for Citizens’ programme (2007-2013) ***II
European Parliament legislative resolution on the Council common position for adopting a decision of the European Parliament and of the Council establishing for the period 2007-2013 the programme ‘Europe for Citizens’ to promote active European citizenship (9575/1/2006 — C6-0316/2006 — 2005/0041(COD))

187

P6_TC2-COD(2005)0041
Position of the European Parliament adopted at second reading on 25 October 2006 with a view to the adoption of European Parliament and Council Decision No .../2006/EC establishing for the period 2007-2013 the programme ‘Europe for Citizens’ to promote active European citizenship

188

ANNEX

196

P6_TA(2006)0444
Restrictions on the marketing and use of perfluorooctane sulfonates ***I
European Parliament legislative resolution on the proposal for a directive of the European Parliament and of the Council relating to restrictions on the marketing and use of perfluorooctane sulfonates (amendment of Council Directive 76/769/EEC) (COM(2005)0618 — C6-0418/2005 — 2005/0244(COD))

199

P6_TC1-COD(2005)0244
Position of the European Parliament adopted at first reading on 25 October 2006 with a view to the adoption of Directive 2006/.../EC of the European Parliament and of the Council amending for the 30th time Council Directive 76/769/EEC on the approximation of the laws, regulations and administrative provisions of the Member States relating to restrictions on the marketing and use of certain dangerous substances and preparations (perfluorooctane sulfonates)

200

ANNEX

203

P6_TA(2006)0445
Establishment, operation and use of SIS II (regulation) ***I
European Parliament legislative resolution on the proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on the establishment, operation and use of the second generation Schengen information system (SIS II) (COM(2005)0236 — C6-0174/2005 — 2005/0106(COD))

204

P6_TC1-COD(2005)0106
Position of the European Parliament adopted at first reading on 25 October 2006 with a view to the adoption of Regulation (EC) No .../2006 of the European Parliament and Council on the establishment, operation and use of the second generation Schengen information system (SIS II)

204

P6_TA(2006)0446
Access to SIS II by the services responsible for issuing vehicle registration certificates ***I
European Parliament legislative resolution on the proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council regarding access to the Second Generation Schengen Information System (SIS II) by the services in the Member States responsible for issuing registration certificates for vehicles (COM(2005)0237 — C6-0175/2005 — 2005/0104(COD))

229

P6_TC1-COD(2005)0104
Position of the European Parliament adopted at first reading on 25 October 2006 with a view to the adoption of Regulation (EC) No .../2006 of the European Parliament and Council regarding access to the Second Generation Schengen Information System (SIS II) by the services in the Member States responsible for issuing vehicle registration certificates

230

P6_TA(2006)0447
Establishment, operation and use of SIS II (decision) *
European Parliament legislative resolution on the proposal for a Council decision on the establishment, operation and use of the second generation Schengen information system (SIS II) (COM(2005)0230 — C6-0301/2005 — 2005/0103(CNS))

233

P6_TC1-CNS(2005)0103
Proposal for a Council decision on the establishment, operation and use of the second generation Schengen information system (SIS II)

234

ANNEX

268

P6_TA(2006)0448
Murder of the Russian journalist Anna Politkovskaya
European Parliament resolution on EU-Russia relations following the murder of the Russian journalist Anna Politkovskaya

271

P6_TA(2006)0449
Breast cancer
European Parliament resolution on breast cancer in the enlarged European Union

273

P6_TA(2006)0450
Third-country anti-dumping, anti-subsidy and safeguard action
European Parliament resolution on the annual report from the Commission to the European Parliament on third country anti-dumping, anti-subsidy and safeguard action against the Community (2004) (2006/2136(INI))

276

 

Thursday 26 October 2006

2006/C 313E/04

MINUTES

280

PROCEEDINGS OF THE SITTING

Opening of sitting

Documents received

European Central Bank Annual Report (2005) (debate)

Support for rural development by the EAFRD * — Voluntary modulation of direct payments under the CAP * (debate)

Welcome

Voting time

Draft general budget for the European Union — Financial year 2007 (vote)

Draft general budget for 2007 (Section III) (vote)

Draft general budget for 2007 (Sections I, II, IV, V, VI, VII and VIII) (vote)

Fishing fleets registered in the outermost regions * (procedure without report) (vote)

Commemoration of the 1956 Hungarian uprising (vote)

Moldova (Transnistria) (vote)

Georgia (South Ossetia) (vote)

Export of toxic waste to Africa (vote)

Use of criminal law to protect the environment (vote)

EC-Syria Euro-Mediterranean Association Agreement (vote)

Nairobi Conference on Climate Change (vote)

Inland waterway transport (vote)

Public-private partnerships (vote)

Posting of workers (vote)

European Central Bank Annual Report (2005) (vote)

Explanations of vote

Corrections to votes and voting intentions

Membership of committees and delegations

Communication of Council common positions

Approval of Minutes of previous sitting

Debate on cases of breaches of human rights, democracy and the rule of law (debate)

Tibet

Case against Ríos Montt

Uzbekistan

Voting time

Tibet (vote)

Case against Ríos Montt (vote)

Uzbekistan (vote)

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

294

ANNEX I

296

ANNEX II

328

TEXTS ADOPTED

410

P6_TA(2006)0451
Draft general budget for 2007 (Section III)
European Parliament resolution on the draft general budget of the European Union for the financial year 2007, Section III — Commission (C6-0299/2006 — 2006/2018(BUD)), and Letter of amendment No 1/2007 (SEC(2006)0762) to the draft general budget of the European Union for the financial year 2007

410

P6_TA(2006)0452
Draft general budget for 2007 (Sections I, II, IV, V, VI, VII and VIII)
European Parliament resolution on the draft general budget of the European Union for the financial year 2007, Section I — European Parliament, Section II — Council, Section IV — Court of Justice, Section V — Court of Auditors, Section VI — European Economic and Social Committee, Section VII — Committee of the Regions, Section VIII(A) — European Ombudsman, Section VIII(B) — European Data Protection Supervisor (C6-0300/2006 — 2006/2018B (BUD))

415

P6_TA(2006)0453
Fishing fleets registered in the outermost regions *
European Parliament legislative resolution on the proposal for a Council regulation amending Council Regulation (EC) No 639/2004 on the management of fishing fleets registered in the Community outermost regions (COM(2006)0433 — C6-0295/2006 — 2006/0148(CNS))

425

P6_TA(2006)0454
Commemoration of the 1956 Hungarian Uprising
European Parliament resolution on the 50th anniversary of the 1956 Hungarian Revolution and its historical meaning for Europe

426

P6_TA(2006)0455
Moldova/Transnistria
European Parliament resolution on Moldova (Transnistria)

427

P6_TA(2006)0456
South Ossetia
European Parliament resolution on the situation in South Ossetia

429

P6_TA(2006)0457
Export of toxic waste to Africa
European Parliament resolution on the export of toxic waste to Africa

432

P6_TA(2006)0458
Use of criminal law to protect the environment
European Parliament resolution on the follow-up to Parliament's opinion on environmental protection: combating crime, criminal offences and penalties

434

P6_TA(2006)0459
EU-Syria Euro-Mediterranean Association Agreement
European Parliament resolution containing the European Parliament's recommendation to the Council on the conclusion of a Euro-Mediterranean Association Agreement between the European Community and its Member States, of the one part, and the Syrian Arab Republic, of the other part (2006/2150(INI))

436

P6_TA(2006)0460
Nairobi Conference on Climate Change
European Parliament resolution on the European Union strategy for the Nairobi Conference on Climate Change (COP 12 and COP/MOP 2)

439

P6_TA(2006)0461
Inland waterway transport
European Parliament resolution on the promotion of inland waterway transport: Naiades, an integrated European Action Programme for inland waterway transport (2006/2085(INI))

443

P6_TA(2006)0462
Public-private partnerships
European Parliament resolution on public-private partnerships and Community law on public procurement and concessions (2006/2043(INI))

447

P6_TA(2006)0463
Posting of workers
European Parliament resolution on the application of Directive 96/71/EC on the posting of workers (2006/2038(INI))

452

P6_TA(2006)0464
European Central Bank Annual Report 2005
European Parliament resolution on the 2005 Annual Report of the European Central Bank (2006/2206(INI))

458

P6_TA(2006)0465
Tibet
European Parliament resolution on Tibet

463

P6_TA(2006)0466
Case against Ríos Montt
European Parliament resolution on the proceedings against Ríos Montt

465

P6_TA(2006)0467
Uzbekistan
European Parliament resolution on Uzbekistan

466


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

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

UEN

Union for Europe of the Nations Group

NI

Non-attached Members

EN