19.2.2011   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

C 54/36


Opinion of the European Economic and Social Committee on the ‘Proposal for a Decision of the European Parliament and of the Council on the detailed rules for access to the public regulated service offered by the global navigation satellite system established under the Galileo programme’

COM(2010) 550 final — 2010/0282 (COD)

(2011/C 54/11)

On 29 October 2010 the Council decided to consult the European Economic and Social Committee, under Article 172 of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union, on the

Proposal for a decision of the European Parliament and of the Council on the detailed rules for access to the public regulated service offered by the global navigation satellite system established under the Galileo programme

COM(2010) 550 – 2010/0282 (COD).

Since the Committee unreservedly endorses the content of the proposal and feels that it requires no comment on its part, it decided, at its 467th plenary session of 8 and 9 December 2010 (meeting of 8 December), by 97 votes in favour and three abstentions, to issue an opinion endorsing the proposed text.

Brussels, 8 December 2010.

The President of the European Economic and Social Committee

Staffan NILSSON