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Volume 49
13 December 2006


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I   Information

 

European Parliament

 

Monday, 3 July 2006

2006/C 303E/01

MINUTES

1

PROCEEDINGS OF THE SITTING

Resumption of session

Statement by the President

Approval of Minutes of previous sitting

Membership of committees and delegations

Membership of Parliament (Observers)

Verification of credentials

Signature of acts adopted under codecision

Documents received

Texts of agreements forwarded by the Council

Transfers of appropriations

Order of business

One-minute speeches on matters of political importance

Crisis of Equitable Life (debate)

Consolidation in financial services — Mergers and acquisitions (M&A) developments around Europe's stock exchanges (debate)

Cabotage and international tramp services * (debate)

Payer information with transfers of funds ***I (debate)

Recent developments in and prospects for company law (debate)

Reducing the climate change impact of aviation (debate)

Application of the Aarhus Convention to EC institutions and bodies ***III (debate)

Batteries, accumulators and their waste ***III (debate)

Agenda for next sitting

Closure of sitting

ATTENDANCE REGISTER

13

 

Tuesday, 4 July 2006

2006/C 303E/02

MINUTES

15

PROCEEDINGS OF THE SITTING

Opening of sitting

Documents received

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

70 years after General Franco's coup d'état in Spain — (Statements by the President and the political groups)

ERDF, ESF, Cohesion Fund (general provisions) *** — Establishment of a Cohesion Fund *** — European Social Fund ***II — European Regional Development Fund ***II — European grouping of territorial cooperation (EGTC) ***II (debate)

Voting time

Request for consultation of the European Economic and Social Committee: The impact and consequences of structural policies on EU cohesion (Rule 117) (vote)

Request for consultation of the Committee of the Regions: The impact and consequences of structural policies on EU cohesion (Rule 118) (vote)

Transnational organised crime (the smuggling of migrants) * (Rule 131) (vote)

Transnational organised crime (trafficking in persons) * (Rule 131) (vote)

Application of the Aarhus Convention to EC institutions and bodies ***III (vote)

Batteries, accumulators and their waste ***III (vote)

European Social Fund ***II (vote)

European Regional Development Fund ***II (vote)

European grouping of territorial co-operation (EGTC) ***II (vote)

Service of documents in civil or commercial matters ***I (vote)

ERDF, ESF, Cohesion Fund (general provisions) *** (vote)

Establishment of a Cohesion Fund *** (vote)

Cabotage and international tramp services * (vote)

Own resources * (vote)

Crisis of Equitable Life (vote)

Consolidation in financial services (vote)

Recent developments in and prospects for company law (vote)

Reducing the climate change impact of aviation (vote)

Explanations of vote

Corrections to votes and voting intentions

Approval of Minutes of previous sitting

Economic and social consequences of business restructuring in Europe (debate)

Investing for growth and employment (debate)

Towards a more integrated approach for industrial policy (debate)

Question Time (Commission)

Towards a more integrated approach for industrial policy (continuation of debate)

Technical requirements for inland waterway vessels ***II (debate)

Harmonisation of technical requirements and administrative procedures in air transport ***II (debate)

Shipments of radioactive waste and nuclear spent fuel * (debate)

Agenda for next sitting

Closure of sitting

ATTENDANCE REGISTER

31

ANNEX I

33

ANNEX II

43

TEXTS ADOPTED

64

P6_TA(2006)0281
Transnational organised crime (the smuggling of migrants) *
European Parliament legislative resolution on the amended proposal for a Council decision on the conclusion, on behalf of the European Community, of the Protocol Against the Smuggling of Migrants by Land, Sea and Air, supplementing the United Nations Convention Against Transnational Organised Crime (8174/2006 — COM(2005)0503 — C6-0129/2006 — 2003/0196(CNS))

64

P6_TA(2006)0282
Transnational organised crime (trafficking in persons) *
European Parliament legislative resolution on the amended proposal for a Council decision on the conclusion, on behalf of the European Community, of the Protocol to Prevent, Suppress and Punish Trafficking in Persons, Especially Women And Children, supplementing the United Nations Convention Against Transnational Organised Crime (8174/2006 — COM(2005)0503 — C6-0130/2006 — 2003/0197(CNS))

64

P6_TA(2006)0283
Application of the provisions of the Aarhus Convention to EC institutions and bodies ***III
European Parliament legislative resolution on the joint text approved by the Conciliation Committee for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on the application of the provisions of the Aarhus Convention on Access to Information, Public Participation in Decision-making and Access to Justice in Environmental Matters to Community institutions and bodies (PE-CONS 3614/1/2006 — C6-0156/2006 — 2003/0242(COD))

65

P6_TA(2006)0284
Batteries, accumulators and their waste ***III
European Parliament legislative resolution on the joint text approved by the Conciliation Committee for a Directive of the European Parliament and of the Council on batteries and accumulators and waste batteries and accumulators and repealing Directive 91/157/EEC (PE-CONS 3615/4/2006 — C6-0154/2006 — 2003/0282(COD))

66

P6_TA(2006)0285
European Social Fund ***II
European Parliament legislative resolution on the Council common position for adopting a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on the European Social Fund and repealing Regulation (EC) No 1784/1999 (9060/4/2006 — C6-0188/2006 — 2004/0165(COD))

67

P6_TA(2006)0286
European Regional Development Fund ***II
European Parliament legislative resolution on the Council common position for adopting a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on the European Regional Development Fund and repealing Regulation (EC) No 1783/1999 (9059/4/2006 — C6-0187/2006 — 2004/0167(COD))

67

P6_TA(2006)0287
European grouping of territorial co-operation (EGTC) ***II
European Parliament legislative resolution on the Council common position for adopting a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on a European grouping of territorial cooperation (EGTC) (9062/2/2006 — C6-0189/2006 — 2004/0168(COD))

68

P6_TA(2006)0288
Service of documents in civil or commercial matters ***I
European Parliament legislative resolution on the proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Council Regulation (EC) No 1348/2000 of 29 May 2000 on the service in the Member States of judicial and extrajudicial documents in civil or commercial matters (COM(2005)0305 — C6-0232/2005 — 2005/0126(COD))

69

P6_TC1-COD(2005)0126
Position of the European Parliament adopted at first reading on 4 July 2006 with a view to the adoption of Regulation (EC) No …/2006 of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Council Regulation (EC) No 1348/2000 of 29 May 2000 on the service in the Member States of judicial and extrajudicial documents in civil or commercial matters

69

ANNEX
REQUEST FOR SERVICE OF DOCUMENTS

75

P6_TA(2006)0289
ERDF, ESF, Cohesion Fund (general provisions) ***
European Parliament legislative resolution on the proposal for a Council regulation laying down general provisions on the European Regional Development Fund, the European Social Fund and the Cohesion Fund and repealing Regulation (EC) No 1260/1999 (9077/2006 — C6-0192/2006 — 2004/0163(AVC))

100

ANNEX
EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND COMMISSION STATEMENT

101

P6_TA(2006)0290
Establishment of a Cohesion Fund ***
European Parliament legislative resolution on the proposal for a Council regulation establishing a Cohesion Fund and repealing Regulation (EC) No 1164/94 (9078/2006 — C6-0191/2006 — 2004/0166(AVC))

101

P6_TA(2006)0291
The liner conference block exemption and cabotage and international tramp services *
European Parliament legislative resolution on the proposal for a Council regulation repealing Regulation (EEC) No 4056/86 laying down detailed rules for the application of Articles 85 and 86 to maritime transport, and amending Regulation (EC) No 1/2003 as regards the extension of its scope to include cabotage and international tramp services (COM(2005)0651 — C6-0046/2006 — 2005/0264(CNS))

102

P6_TA(2006)0292
Own resources *
European Parliament legislative resolution on the proposal for a Council decision on the system of the European Communities' own resources (COM(2006)0099 — C6-0132/2006 — 2006/0039(CNS))

106

P6_TA(2006)0293
Crisis of Equitable Life
European Parliament resolution on the crisis of the Equitable Life Assurance Society (2006/2026(INI))

108

P6_TA(2006)0294
Consolidation in the European financial services industry
European Parliament resolution on further consolidation in the financial services industry (2006/2081(INI))

110

P6_TA(2006)0295
Recent developments in and prospects for company law
European Parliament resolution on recent developments and prospects in relation to company law (2006/2051(INI))

114

P6_TA(2006)0296
Reducing the climate change impact of aviation
European Parliament resolution on reducing the climate change impact of aviation (2005/2249(INI))

119

 

Wednesday, 5 July 2006

2006/C 303E/03

MINUTES

124

PROCEEDINGS OF THE SITTING

Opening of sitting

Presentation of the programme of the Finnish Presidency (debate)

Situation in Palestine (debate)

Voting time

Strengthening cross-border police cooperation * (Rule 131) (vote)

Technical requirements for inland waterway vessels ***II (vote)

Harmonisation of technical requirements and administrative procedures in air transport ***II (vote)

Shipments of radioactive waste and nuclear spent fuel * (vote)

Investing for growth and employment (vote)

Towards a more integrated approach for industrial policy (vote)

Welcome

Explanations of vote

Corrections to votes and voting intentions

Approval of Minutes of previous sitting

Protection preservation of the religious heritage in the northern part of Cyprus (written declaration)

International adoption in Romania (written declaration)

Extraordinary rendition (debate)

Interception of bank transfer data from the SWIFT system by the US secret services (debate)

Question Time (Council)

Visa policy with regard to western Balkan countries — Visa facilitation for the countries of the Western Balkans (debate)

Implementing powers conferred on the Commission (Interinstitutional agreement) — Implementing powers conferred on the Commission (procedures) (debate)

Mutual information procedure * — Integration of immigrants in the European Union — European Union immigration policy

AIDS — Time to deliver (debate)

Agenda for next sitting

Closure of sitting

ATTENDANCE REGISTER

134

ANNEX I

136

ANNEX II

143

TEXTS ADOPTED

155

P6_TA(2006)0297
Strengthening cross-border police cooperation *
European Parliament legislative resolution on the initiative by the Kingdom of the Netherlands with a view to the adoption of a Council Decision on strengthening cross-border police cooperation with regard to meetings attended by large numbers of people from more than one Member State, at which policing is primarily aimed at maintaining law and order and security and preventing and combating criminal offences (6930/2005 — C6-0117/2005 — 2005/0804(CNS))

155

P6_TA(2006)0298
Technical requirements for inland waterway vessels ***II
European Parliament legislative resolution on the Council common position for adopting a directive of the European Parliament and of the Council laying down technical requirements for inland waterway vessels and repealing Council Directive 82/714/EEC (13274/1/2005 — C6-0091/2006 — 1997/0335(COD))

157

P6_TC2-COD(1997)0335
Position of the European Parliament adopted at second reading on 5 July 2006 with a view to the adoption of European Parliament and Council Directive 2006/…/EC laying down technical requirements for inland waterway vessels and repealing Council Directive 82/714/EEC

158

ANNEX I
LIST OF COMMUNITY INLAND WATERWAYS DIVIDED GEOGRAPHICALLY INTO ZONES 1, 2, 3 AND 4

168

ANNEX II
MINIMUM TECHNICAL REQUIREMENTS APPLICABLE TO VESSELS ON INLAND WATERWAYS OF ZONES 1, 2, 3 AND 4

189

ANNEX III
SUBJECTS FOR POSSIBLE ADDITIONAL TECHNICAL REQUIREMENTS APPLICABLE TO VESSELS ON INLAND WATERWAYS OF ZONES 1 AND 2

353

ANNEX IV
SUBJECTS FOR POSSIBLE REDUCTIONS OF THE TECHNICAL REQUIREMENTS APPLICABLE TO VESSELS ON INLAND WATERWAYS OF ZONES 3 AND 4

354

ANNEX V
MODEL COMMUNITY INLAND NAVIGATION CERTIFICATES

355

ANNEX VI
MODEL REGISTER OF COMMUNITY INLAND NAVIGATION CERTIFICATES

372

ANNEX VII
CLASSIFICATION SOCIETIES

375

ANNEX VIII
RULES OF PROCEDURE FOR THE CARRYING OUT OF INSPECTIONS

377

ANNEX IX
REQUIREMENTS APPLICABLE TO SIGNAL LIGHTS, RADAR INSTALLATIONS AND RATE-OF-TURN INDICATORS

378

P6_TA(2006)0299
Harmonisation of technical requirements and administrative procedures in air transport ***II
European Parliament legislative resolution on the Council common position for adopting a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Council Regulation (EEC) No 3922/91 on the harmonisation of technical requirements and administrative procedures in the field of civil aviation (13376/1/2005 — C6-0090/2006 — 2000/0069 (COD))

437

P6_TC2-COD(2000)0069
Position of the European Parliament adopted at second reading on 5 July 2006 with a view to the adoption of Regulation (EC) No …/2006 of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Council Regulation (EEC) No 3922/91 on the harmonisation of technical requirements and administrative procedures in the field of civil aviation

438

ANNEX

445

P6_TA(2006)0300
Shipments of radioactive waste and nuclear spent fuel *
European Parliament legislative resolution on the proposal for a Council directive on the supervision and control of shipments of radioactive waste and nuclear spent fuel (COM(2005)0673 — C6-0031/2006 — 2005/0272(CNS))

634

P6_TA(2006)0301
More research and innovation — investing for growth and employment
European Parliament resolution on implementing the Community Lisbon Programme: more research and innovation — investing for growth and employment: A common approach (2006/2005(INI))

640

P6_TA(2006)0302
Towards a more integrated approach for industrial policy
European Parliament resolution on a policy framework to strengthen EU manufacturing — towards a more integrated approach for industrial policy (2006/2003(INI))

646

 

Thursday, 6 July 2006

2006/C 303E/04

MINUTES

651

PROCEEDINGS OF THE SITTING

Opening of sitting

Documents received

Development and migration (debate)

Fair Trade and development (debate)

Results of the WTO meetings at the end of April in Geneva and future perspectives (debate)

Voting time

Simplification of VAT charging to counter tax evasion and avoidance * (Rule 131) (vote)

EU-Caribbean partnership for growth, stability and development (Rule 131) (vote)

Protecting European healthcare workers from blood borne infections due to needlestick injuries (Rule 131) (vote)

European Neighbourhood and Partnership Instrument ***I (vote)

Instrument for Stability ***I (vote)

Instrument for Pre-Accession Assistance (IPA) * (vote)

Implementing powers conferred on the Commission (Interinstitutional agreement)

Implementing powers conferred on the Commission (procedures) * (vote)

Payer information with transfers of funds ***I (vote)

Financial Regulation applicable to the general budget of the European Communities * (final vote)

Mutual information procedure * (vote)

Modification of the Protocol on Privileges and Immunities (vote)

Economic and social consequences of business restructuring in Europe (vote)

Extraordinary rendition (vote)

Interception of bank transfer data from the SWIFT system by the US secret services (vote)

Integration of immigrants in the European Union (vote)

Development and migration (vote)

Fair trade and development (vote)

AIDS — Time to deliver (vote)

Explanations of vote

Corrections to votes and voting intentions

Approval of Minutes of previous sitting

Communication of Council common positions

Results of the WTO meetings at the end of April in Geneva and future perspectives (continuation of debate)

Indication of the country of origin of certain products imported from third countries (origin marking) (debate)

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

Somalia

Mauritania

Freedom of expression on the internet

Voting time

Somalia (vote)

Mauritania (vote)

Freedom of expression on the internet (vote)

Indication of the country of origin of certain products imported from third countries (origin marking) (vote)

Explanations de 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 included in the register (Rule 116)

Forwarding of texts adopted during the sitting

Dates for next sittings

Adjournment of session

ATTENDANCE REGISTER

669

ANNEX I

671

ANNEX II

690

TEXTS ADOPTED

747

P6_TA(2006)0303
Simplification of VAT charging to counter tax evasion and avoidance *
European Parliament legislative resolution on the proposal for a Council directive amending Directive 77/388/EEC as regards certain measures to simplify the procedure for charging value added tax and to assist in countering tax evasion and avoidance, and repealing certain Decisions granting derogations (COM(2005)0089 — C6-0100/2005 — 2005/0019(CNS))

747

P6_TA(2006)0304
EU-Caribbean partnership for growth, stability and development
European Parliament resolution on the EU-Caribbean partnership for growth, stability and development (2006/2123(INI))

750

P6_TA(2006)0305
Healthcare workers and blood-borne infections due to needlestick injuries
European Parliament resolution with recommendations to the Commission on protecting European healthcare workers from blood-borne infections due to needlestick injuries (2006/2015(INI))

754

ANNEX TO THE MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION
DETAILED RECOMMENDATIONS AS TO THE CONTENT OF THE PROPOSAL REQUESTED

756

P6_TA(2006)0306
European Neighbourhood and Partnership Instrument ***I
European Parliament legislative resolution on the proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council laying down general provisions establishing a European Neighbourhood and Partnership Instrument (COM(2004)0628 — C6-0129/2004 — 2004/0219(COD))

760

P6_TC1-COD(2004)0219
Position of the European Parliament adopted at first reading on 6 July 2006 with a view to the adoption of Regulation (EC) No …/2006 of the European Parliament and of the Council laying down general provisions establishing a European Neighbourhood and Partnership Instrument

761

ANNEX
PARTNER COUNTRIES REFERRED TO IN ARTICLE 1

779

P6_TA(2006)0307
Instrument for Stability ***I
European Parliament legislative resolution on the proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council establishing an Instrument for Stability (COM(2004)0630 — C6-0251/2004 — 2004/0223(COD))

780

P6_TC1-COD(2004)0223
Position of the European Parliament adopted at first reading on 6 July 2006 with a view to the adoption of Regulation (EC) No …/2006 of the European Parliament and of the Council establishing an Instrument for Stability

781

ANNEX
STABILITY INSTRUMENT

797

P6_TA(2006)0308
Instrument for Pre-Accession Assistance (IPA) *
European Parliament legislative resolution on the proposal for a Council regulation establishing an Instrument for Pre-Accession Assistance (IPA) (COM(2004)0627 — C6-0047/2005 — 2004/0222(CNS))

798

P6_TA(2006)0309
Implementing powers conferred on the Commisison (Interinstitutional agreement)
European Parliament decision on the conclusion of an interinstitutional agreement taking the form of a joint statement concerning the draft for a Council Decision amending Decision 1999/468/EC laying down the procedures for the exercise of implementing powers conferred on the Commission (new regulatory procedure with scrutiny) (10125/2006 — C6-0208/2006 — 2006/2152(ACI))

806

P6_TA(2006)0310
Implementing powers conferred on the Commission (procedures) *
European Parliament legislative resolution on the draft Council Decision amending Decision 1999/468/EC laying down the procedures for the exercise of implementing powers conferred on the Commission (10126/1/2006 — C6-0190/2006 — 2002/0298(CNS))

810

P6_TA(2006)0311
Payer information with transfers of funds ***I
European Parliament legislative resolution on the proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on information on the payer accompanying transfers of funds (COM(2005)0343 — C6-0246/2005 — 2005/0138(COD))

811

P6_TC1-COD(2005)0138
Position of the European Parliament adopted at first reading on 6 July 2006 with a view to the adoption of Regulation (EC) No …/2006 of the European Parliament and Council on information on the payer accompanying transfers of funds

811

P6_TA(2006)0312
Financial Regulation applicable to the general budget of the European Communities *
European Parliament legislative resolution on the proposal for a Council regulation amending Regulation (EC, Euratom) No 1605/2002 on the Financial Regulation applicable to the general budget of the European Communities (COM(2005)0181 — C6-0234/2005 — 2005/0090(CNS))

824

P6_TA(2006)0313
Mutual information procedure *
European Parliament legislative resolution on the proposal for a Council decision on the establishment of a mutual information procedure concerning Member States' measures in the areas of asylum and immigration (COM(2005)0480 — C6-0335/2005 — 2005/0204(CNS))

825

P6_TA(2006)0314
Modification of the Protocol on Privileges and Immunities
European Parliament resolution on modification of the Protocol on Privileges and Immunities

830

P6_TA(2006)0315
Economic and social consequences of business restructuring in Europe
European Parliament resolution on the economic and social consequences of companies restructuring in Europe

831

P6_TA(2006)0316
Extraordinary rendition
European Parliament resolution on the alleged use of European countries by the CIA for the transportation and illegal detention of prisoners, adopted midway through the work of the Temporary Committee (2006/2027(INI))

833

P6_TA(2006)0317
Interception of bank transfer data from the SWIFT system by the US secret services
European Parliament resolution on the interception of bank transfer data from the SWIFT system by the US secret services

843

P6_TA(2006)0318
Integration of immigrants in the European Union
European Parliament resolution on strategies and means for the integration of immigrants in the European Union (2006/2056(INI))

845

P6_TA(2006)0319
Development and migration
European Parliament resolution on development and migration (2005/2244(INI))

852

P6_TA(2006)0320
Fair Trade and development
European Parliament resolution on Fair Trade and development (2005/2245(INI))

865

P6_TA(2006)0321
AIDS — Time to deliver
European Parliament resolution on HIV/AIDS: Time to Deliver

871

P6_TA(2006)0322
Somalia
European Parliament resolution on Somalia

874

P6_TA(2006)0323
Mauritania
European Parliament resolution on Mauritania

876

P6_TA(2006)0324
Freedom of expression on the Internet
European Parliament resolution on freedom of expression on the Internet

879

P6_TA(2006)0325
Origin marking
European Parliament resolution on origin marking

881


 

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