26.2.2013   

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Official Journal of the European Union

CE 56/138


Wednesday 28 September 2011
Modification of concessions in the schedules of Bulgaria and Romania in the course of their accession to the European Union (EU-Australia agreement) ***

P7_TA(2011)0419

European Parliament legislative resolution of 28 September 2011 on the draft Council decision on the conclusion of the Agreement in the form of an Exchange of Letters between the European Union and Australia pursuant to Article XXIV:6 and Article XXVIII of the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT) 1994 relating to the modification of concessions in the schedules of the Republic of Bulgaria and Romania in the course of their accession to the European Union (06603/2011 – C7-0144/2011 – 2011/0032(NLE))

2013/C 56 E/30

(Consent)

The European Parliament,

having regard to the draft Council decision (06603/2011),

having regard to the draft Agreement in the form of an Exchange of Letters between the European Union and Australia pursuant to Article XXIV:6 and Article XXVIII of the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT) 1994 relating to the modification of concessions in the schedules of the Republic of Bulgaria and Romania in the course of their accession to the European Union (06604/2011),

having regard to the request for consent submitted by the Council in accordance with Article 207(4), first subparagraph and Article 218(6), second subparagraph, point (a)(v), of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union (C7-0144/2011),

having regard to Rules 81 and 90(7) of its Rules of Procedure,

having regard to the recommendation of the Committee on International Trade (A7-0296/2011),

1.

Consents to conclusion of the Agreement;

2.

Instructs its President to forward its position to the Council, the Commission and the governments and parliaments of the Member States and of Australia.