Official Journal of the European Union

CE 184/110

Tuesday 19 February 2008
Request for defence of the immunity of Claudio Fava


European Parliament decision of 19 February 2008 on the request for defence of the immunity and privileges of Claudio Fava (2007/2155(IMM))

2009/C 184 E/19

The European Parliament,

having regard to the request by Claudio Fava for defence of his immunity in connection with civil proceedings brought against him before the Marsala Civil Court, of 29 May 2007, announced in plenary sitting on 6 June 2007,

having heard Claudio Fava in accordance with Rule 7(3) of its Rules of Procedure,

having regard to Articles 9 and 10 of the Protocol of 8 April 1965 on the Privileges and Immunities of the European Communities and Article 6(2) of the Act of 20 September 1976 concerning the election of the members of the European Parliament by direct universal suffrage,

having regard to the judgments of 12 May 1964 and 10 July 1986 (1) of the Court of Justice of the European Communities,

having regard to Rules 6(3) and 7 of its Rules of Procedure,

having regard to the report of the Committee on Legal Affairs (A6-0007/2008),


Decides to defend the immunity and privileges of Claudio Fava;


Instructs its President to forward this decision, and the report of its committee responsible, immediately to the appropriate authorities of the Italian Republic.

(1)  Case 101/63 Wagner v Fohrmann and Krier [1964] ECR 195 and Case 149/85 Wybot v Faure and others [1986] ECR 2391.