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Information and Notices

Volume 51
14 August 2008


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IV   Notices

 

NOTICES FROM EUROPEAN UNION INSTITUTIONS AND BODIES

 

European Parliament

 

2008-2009 SESSION

 

Sittings of 16 to 19 and 24 June 2008

 

Monday 16 June 2008

2008/C 207E/01

MINUTES

1

PROCEEDINGS OF THE SITTING

Resumption of the session

Statements by the President

Approval of the Minutes of the previous sitting

Composition of political groups

Parliamentary immunity

Composition of committees and delegations

Signature of acts adopted under codecision

Documents received

Declaration of financial interests

Oral questions and written declarations (submission)

Transfers of appropriations

Petitions

Action taken on Parliament's positions and resolutions

Referral to committees

Change of interinstitutional classification number

Request for urgent procedure

Order of business

One-minute speeches on matters of political importance

Revision of the framework directive on waste ***II (debate)

Environmental quality standards in the field of water policy ***II (debate)

European Union's disaster response capacity (debate)

Fortieth anniverary of the Customs Union

European Year for Combating Poverty and Social Exclusion ***I (debate)

Amendment to the agenda

European Year for Combating Poverty and Social Exclusion ***I (continuation of debate)

The impact of cohesion policy on the integration of vulnerable communities and groups (debate)

Policy coherence for development and the effects of the EU's exploitation of certain biological natural resources on development in West Africa (debate)

Agenda of the next sitting

Closure of the sitting

ATTENDANCE REGISTER

21

 

Tuesday 17 June 2008

2008/C 207E/02

MINUTES

23

PROCEEDINGS OF THE SITTING

Opening of the sitting

Decision on urgent procedure

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

Common standards and procedures in Member States for returning illegally staying third-country nationals ***I (debate)

Adoption by Slovakia of the single currency on 1 January 2009 * (debate)

Composition of political groups

Voting time

European Network and Information Security Agency ***I (Rule 131) (vote)

Lighting and light-signalling devices on two or three-wheel motor vehicles (codified version) ***I (Rule 131) (vote)

Lighting and light-signalling devices on wheeled agricultural or forestry tractors (codified version) ***I (Rule 131) (vote)

Roll-over protection structures of wheeled agricultural or forestry tractors (static testing) (codified version) ***I (Rule 131) (vote)

Mergers of public limited liability companies (codified version) ***I (Rule 131) (vote)

Legal protection of computer programs (codified version) ***I (Rule 131) (vote)

Reciprocal recognition of navigability licences for inland waterway vessels (codified version) ***I (Rule 131) (vote)

Safeguards by Member States within the meaning of the second paragraph of Article 48 of the Treaty (codified version) ***I (Rule 131) (vote)

Veterinary checks in intra-Community trade (codified version) * (Rule 131) (vote)

Marketing of material for the vegetative propagation of the vine (codified version) * (Rule 131) (vote)

Community procedure to improve the transparency of gas and electricity prices charged to industrial end-users (recast version) ***I (Rule 131) (vote)

Nominal catch statistics in certain areas other than those of the North Atlantic (recast version) ***I (Rule 131) (vote)

Catch and activity statistics in the Northwest Atlantic (recast version) ***I (Rule 131) (vote)

Nominal catch statistics in the Northeast Atlantic (recast version) ***I (Rule 131) (vote)

Textile names (recast version) ***I (Rule 131) (vote)

Accession of Bulgaria and Romania to the Convention of 23 July 1990 on the elimination of double taxation in connection with the adjustment of profits of associated enterprises * (Rule 131) (vote)

Exchanges between the Member States of information extracted from the criminal record * (Rule 131) (vote)

Protection of the euro against counterfeiting * (Rule 131) (vote)

Amendment of the Rules of Procedure of the Court of Justice to specify the language rules which are to apply to the review procedure * (Rule 131) (vote)

Revision of the framework directive on waste ***II (vote)

Environmental quality standards in the field of water policy ***II (vote)

Minimum level of training of seafarers (recast version) ***I (vote)

Establishment of residue limits of pharmacologically active substances in foodstuffs of animal origin ***I (vote)

European Year for Combating Poverty and Social Exclusion ***I (vote)

Adoption by Slovakia of the single currency on 1 January 2009 * (vote)

The impact of cohesion policy on the integration of vulnerable communities and groups (vote)

Policy coherence for development and the effects of the EU's exploitation of certain biological natural resources on development in West Africa (vote)

Explanations of vote

Corrections to votes and voting intentions

Approval of the Minutes of the previous sitting

Internal market in electricity ***I — Conditions for access to the network for cross-border exchanges in electricity ***I — Agency for the Cooperation of Energy Regulators ***I — Towards a European Charter on the Rights of Energy Consumers (debate)

Question Time (Commission)

Composition of Parliament

Imports of poultry carcasses (debate)

Protection of pedestrians and other vulnerable road users ***I (debate)

Adaptation of a number of instruments to the regulatory procedure with scrutiny, omnibus Regulation, Part One ***I — Adaptation of a number of instruments to the regulatory procedure with scrutiny, omnibus Regulation, Part Three ***I (debate)

Autonomous Community tariff quotas on imports of certain fishery products into the Canary Islands * (debate)

Agenda of the next sitting

Closure of the sitting

ATTENDANCE REGISTER

41

ANNEX I

43

ANNEX II

56

 

Wednesday 18 June 2008

2008/C 207E/03

MINUTES

133

PROCEEDINGS OF THE SITTING

Opening of the sitting

Preparation of the European Council following the Irish referendum (debate)

Voting time

Approval of the new allocation of the responsibilities of Vice-President of the Commission Jacques Barrot (vote)

Approval of the appointment of Antonio Tajani as member of the European Commission (vote)

Missing persons in Cyprus — Follow-up (Rule 131) (vote)

Common standards and procedures in Member States for returning illegally staying thirdcountry nationals ***I (vote)

Welcome

Formal sitting — 2008, European Year of Intercultural Dialogue

Voting time (continuation)

Internal market in electricity ***I (vote)

Conditions for access to the network for cross-border exchanges in electricity ***I (vote)

Agency for the Cooperation of Energy Regulators ***I (vote)

Protection of pedestrians and other vulnerable road users ***I (vote)

Adaptation of a number of instruments to the regulatory procedure with scrutiny, omnibus Regulation, Part One ***I (vote)

Adaptation of a number of instruments to the regulatory procedure with scrutiny, omnibus Regulation, Part Three ***I (vote)

Autonomous Community tariff quotas on imports of certain fishery products into theCanary Islands * (vote)

Statute of the European Ombudsman (final vote)

Explanations of vote

Corrections to votes and voting intentions

Approval of the Minutes of the previous sitting

Composition of Parliament

Measures to combat the rise in oil prices (debate)

Crisis in the fisheries sector (debate)

EU-Russia summit (26-27 June 2008) (debate)

Question Time (Council)

Composition of committees and delegations

Inland transport of dangerous goods ***II (debate)

Road infrastructure safety ***I (debate)

Future of the sheep/lamb and goat sector in Europe (debate)

Agenda of the next sitting

Closure of the sitting

ATTENDANCE REGISTER

145

ANNEX I

147

ANNEX II

159

 

Thursday 19 June 2008

2008/C 207E/04

MINUTES

225

PROCEEDINGS OF THE SITTING

Opening of the sitting

Towards Europe-wide Safer, Cleaner and Efficient Mobility: The First Intelligent Car Report (debate)

Voting time

Inland transport of dangerous goods ***II (vote)

Road infrastructure safety ***I (vote)

European Union's disaster response capacity (vote)

Welcome

Voting time (continuation)

Fortieth anniverary of the Customs Union (vote)

Towards a European Charter on the Rights of Energy Consumers (vote)

Imports of poultry carcasses (vote)

Crisis in the fisheries sector (vote)

EU-Russia summit (26-27 June 2008) (vote)

Future of the sheep/lamb and goat sector in Europe (vote)

Towards Europe-wide Safer, Cleaner and Efficient Mobility: The First Intelligent Car Report (vote)

Explanations of vote

Corrections to votes and voting intentions

Approval of the Minutes of the previous sitting

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

Burma: continued detention of political prisoners

Somalia: routine killing of civilians

Iran: execution of juvenile offenders

Voting time

Burma: continued detention of political prisoners (vote)

Somalia: routine killing of civilians (vote)

Iran: execution of juvenile offenders (vote)

Corrections to votes and voting intentions

Documents received

Transfers of appropriations

Communication of Council common positions

Decisions concerning certain documents

Written declarations included in the register (Rule 116)

Forwarding of texts adopted during the sitting

Dates of forthcoming sittings

Adjournment of the session

ATTENDANCE REGISTER

241

ANNEX I

242

ANNEX II

251

 

Tuesday 24 June 2008

2008/C 207E/05

MINUTES

279

PROCEEDINGS OF THE SITTING

Resumption of the session

Approval of the Minutes of the previous sitting

Results of the European Council meeting of 19 and 20 June 2008 in Brussels — Slovenian Presidency's term of office (debate)

Composition of Parliament

Texts of agreements forwarded by the Council

Dates of forthcoming sittings

Adjournment of the session

ATTENDANCE REGISTER

281


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

NI

Non-attached Members

EN