Official Journal
of the European Union

ISSN 1725-2423

C 317E
Volume 50
23 December 2006



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EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT

  

Monday, 11 December 2006

(2006/C 317 E/01)

MINUTES

1

PROCEEDINGS OF THE SITTING

1

1. Resumption of session

1

2. Approval of Minutes of previous sitting

1

3. Membership of Parliament (Observers)

1

4. Request for the defence of parliamentary immunity

1

5. Signature of acts adopted under codecision

2

6. Documents received

3

7. Written declarations (Rule 116)

8

8. Written declarations and oral questions (tabling)

8

9. Petitions

8

10. Texts of agreements forwarded by the Council

11

11. Decisions concerning certain documents

12

12. Order of business

12

13. One-minute speeches on matters of political importance

13

14. European Chemicals Agency ***II — Amendment of Directive 67/548/EEC on dangerous substances (REACH) ***II (debate)

13

15. Community Customs Code ***I — Customs 2013 programme ***I (debate)

14

16. Prevention of injury and promotion of safety * (debate)

14

17. Expenditure in the veterinary field * (debate)

15

18. Banana sector * (debate)

15

19. Circulation of compound feedingstuffs ***I (debate)

15

20. Agenda for next sitting

16

21. Closure of sitting

16

ATTENDANCE REGISTER

17

  

Tuesday, 12 December 2006

(2006/C 317 E/02)

MINUTES

19

PROCEEDINGS OF THE SITTING

19

1. Opening of sitting

19

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

19

3. Documents received

20

4. Transfers of appropriations

22

5. Legislative and work programme of the Commission for 2007 (motions for resolutions tabled)

24

6. Russia-EU Summit (motions for resolutions tabled)

24

7. Vote on request for urgent procedure

25

8. Financing instrument for development cooperation ***II — A financing instrument for cooperation with industrialised and other high-income countries and territories * (debate)

26

9. Protection of groundwater against pollution and deterioration ***III (debate)

26

10. Welcome

27

11. Voting time

27

11.1. Appointment of the Bulgarian Commissioner (vote)

27

11.2. Appointment of the Romanian Commissioner (vote)

27

12. Award of the Sakharov Prize (Formal sitting)

27

13. Agenda

28

14. Voting time (continuation)

28

14.1. Nomination of the Bulgarian Member of the Court of Auditors (Rule 131) (vote)

28

14.2. Nomination of the Romanian Member of the Court of Auditors (Rule 131) (vote)

28

14.3. Modalities of Iceland and Norway's participation in the European Agency for the Management of Operational Cooperation at the External Borders of the Member States of the European Union * (Rule 131) (vote)

29

14.4. Community action programme in the field of consumer policy (2007-2013) ***II (Rule 131) (vote)

29

14.5. Prevention, control and eradication of certain transmissible spongiform encephalopathies ***II (Rule 131) (vote)

29

14.6. Statistical data on landings of fishery products ***II (Rule 131) (vote)

30

14.7. Protection of minors and human dignity and the right of reply ***II (Rule 131) (vote)

30

14.8. Customs 2013 programme ***I (Rule 131) (vote)

30

14.9. A paperless environment for customs and trade ***I (Rule 131) (vote)

30

14.10. Community surveys on the structure of agricultural holdings ***I (Rule 131) (vote)

31

14.11. Cooperation between Asset Recovery Offices * (Rule 131) (vote)

31

14.12. Expenditure in the veterinary field * (Rule 131) (vote)

31

14.13. Protection of groundwater against pollution and deterioration ***III (vote)

32

14.14. Financing instrument for development cooperation ***II (vote)

32

14.15. Community Customs Code ***I (vote)

32

14.16. Circulation of compound feedingstuffs ***I (vote)

32

14.17. Statistics on foreign affiliates ***I (vote)

33

14.18. Financing instrument for the promotion of democracy and human rights worldwide ***I (vote)

33

14.19. Prevention of injury and promotion of safety * (vote)

34

14.20. A financing instrument for cooperation with industrialised and other high-income countries and territories * (vote)

34

15. Explanations of vote

34

16. Corrections to votes and voting intentions

35

17. Approval of Minutes of previous sitting

35

18. Coordination of some of the Member States' provisions on television broadcasting ***I (debate)

35

19. European Union annual report on human rights (debate)

36

20. Draft general budget for 2007, amended by the Council (all sections) — Financial Regulation applicable to the general budget of the European Communities * — Draft amending budget No 6/2006 (debate)

36

21. Agenda

37

22. Question Time (Commission)

37

23. Establishing the European Globalisation adjustment Fund ***I (debate)

38

24. European Institute for Gender Equality ***II (debate)

39

25. Type approval of motor vehicles with respect to emissions and access to vehicle repair information ***I (debate)

39

26. Membership of Parliament

40

27. Agenda for next sitting

40

28. Closure of sitting

40

ATTENDANCE REGISTER

41

ANNEX IRESULTS OF VOTES

43

1. Appointment of the Bulgarian Commissioner

43

2. Appointment of the Romanian Commissioner

43

3. Appointment of the Bulgarian member of the Court of Auditors

44

4. Appointment of the Romanian member of the Court of Auditors

44

5. Modalities of Iceland and Norway's participation in the European Agency for the Management of Operational Cooperation at the External Borders of the Member States of the European Union *

44

6. Community action programme in the field of consumer policy (2007-2013) ***II

44

7. Prevention, control and eradication of certain transmissible spongiform encephalopathies ***II

44

8. Statistical data on landings of fishery products ***II

45

9. Protection of minors and human dignity and the right of reply ***II

45

10. Customs 2013 programme ***I

45

11. A paperless environment for customs and trade ***I

45

12. Community surveys on the structure of agricultural holdings ***I

45

13. Cooperation between Asset Recovery Offices *

45

14. Expenditure in the veterinary field *

46

15. Protection of groundwater against pollution and deterioration ***III

46

16. Financing instrument for development cooperation ***II

46

17. Community Customs Code ***I

46

18. Circulation of compound feedingstuffs ***I

47

19. Statistics on foreign affiliates ***I

47

20. Financing instrument for the promotion of democracy and human rights worldwide ***I

48

21. Prevention of injury and the promotion of safety *

48

22. A financing instrument for cooperation with industrialised and other high-income countries and territories *

49

ANNEX IIRESULT OF ROLL-CALL VOTES

50

1. B6-0644/2006 — Appointment of the Bulgarian Commissioner — Decision

50

2. B6-0645/2006 — Appointment of the Romanian Commissioner — Decision

51

3. Report: Pomés Ruiz A6-0442/2006 — Secret ballot — Decision

53

4. Report: Fazakas A6-0443/2006 — Secret ballot — Decision

54

5. Report: Klinz A6-0332/2006 — Resolution

56

TEXTS ADOPTED

58

P6_TA(2006)0529Nomination of the Bulgarian CommissionerEuropean Parliament decision approving the appointment of Mrs Meglena Kuneva, the new Member of the Commission nominated by the Republic of Bulgaria

58

P6_TA(2006)0530Nomination of the Romanian CommissionerEuropean Parliament decision approving the appointment of Mr Leonard Orban, the new Member of the Commission nominated by Romania

59

P6_TA(2006)0531Nomination of the Bulgarian Member of the Court of AuditorsEuropean Parliament decision on the nomination of Nadezhda Sandolova as a Member of the Court of Auditors (C6-0411/2006 — 2006/0811(CNS))

59

P6_TA(2006)0532Nomination of the Romanian Member of the Court of AuditorsEuropean Parliament decision on the nomination of Ovidiu Ispir as a Member of the Court of Auditors (C6-0410/2006 — 2006/0812(CNS))

60

P6_TA(2006)0533Modalities of Iceland and Norway's participation in the European Agency for the Management of Operational Cooperation at the External Borders of the Members States of the European Union *European Parliament legislative resolution on the proposal for a Council decision on the conclusion, on behalf of the European Community, of an Arrangement between the European Community and the Republic of Iceland and the Kingdom of Norway on the modalities of those states' participation in the European Agency for the Management of Operational Cooperation at the External Borders of the Member States of the European Union (COM(2006)0178 — C6-0358/2006 — 2006/0063 (CNS))

60

P6_TA(2006)0534Community action programme in the field of consumer policy (2007-2013) ***IIEuropean Parliament legislative resolution on the Council common position for adopting a decision of the European Parliament and of the Council establishing a programme of Community action in the field of consumer policy (2007-2013) (13241/1/2006 — C6-0420/2006 — 2005/0042B(COD))

61

P6_TA(2006)0535Prevention, control and eradication of certain transmissible spongiform encephalopathies ***IIEuropean Parliament legislative resolution on the Council common position for adopting a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Regulation (EC) No 999/2001 laying down rules for the prevention, control and eradication of certain transmissible spongiform encephalopathies (14224/4/2006 — C6-0432/2006 — 2004/0270B(COD))

62

P6_TA(2006)0536Statistical data on landings of fishery products ***IIEuropean Parliament legislative resolution on the Council common position for adopting a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on the submission of statistical data on landings of fishery products in Member States and repealing Council Regulation (EEC) No 1382/91 (14283/1/2006 — C6-0421/2006 — 2005/0223(COD))

62

P6_TA(2006)0537Protection of minors and human dignity and the right of reply ***IIEuropean Parliament legislative resolution on the Council common position for adopting a recommendation of the European Parliament and of the Council on the protection of minors and human dignity and on the right of reply in relation to the competitiveness of the European audiovisual and online information services industry (9577/1/2006 — C6-0313/2006 — 2004/0117(COD))

63

P6_TA(2006)0538Customs 2013 programme ***IEuropean Parliament legislative resolution on the proposal for a decision of the European Parliament and of the Council establishing an action programme for customs in the Community (Customs 2013) (COM(2006)0201 — C6-0158/2006 — 2006/0075(COD))

64

P6_TC1-COD(2006)0075Position of the European Parliament adopted at first reading on 12 December 2006 with a view to the adoption of Decision No …/2007/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council establishing an action programme for customs in the Community (Customs 2013)

64

P6_TA(2006)0539A paperless environment for customs and trade ***IEuropean Parliament legislative resolution on the proposal for a decision of the European Parliament and of the Council on a paperless environment for customs and trade (COM(2005)0609 — C6-0420/2005 — 2005/0247(COD))

74

P6_TA(2006)0540Community surveys on the structure of agricultural holdings ***IEuropean Parliament legislative resolution on the proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on amending Council Regulation (EEC) No 571/88 on the organisation of Community surveys on the structure of agricultural holdings, as regards the financial framework for the period 2007-2009 and the maximum Community contribution for Bulgaria and Romania (COM(2006)0344 — C6-0217/2006 — 2006/0112(COD))

74

P6_TC1-COD(2006)0112Position of the European Parliament adopted at first reading on 12 December 2006 with a view to the adoption of Regulation (EC) No …/2006 of the European Parliament and of the Council on amending Council Regulation (EEC) No 571/88 on the organisation of Community surveys on the structure of agricultural holdings, as regards the financial framework for the period 2007-2009 and the maximum Community contribution for Bulgaria and Romania

75

P6_TA(2006)0541Cooperation between Asset Recovery Offices *European Parliament legislative resolution on the initiative by the Republic of Austria, the Kingdom of Belgium and the Republic of Finland with a view to the adoption of a Council Decision concerning cooperation between Asset Recovery Offices of the Member States in the field of tracing and identification of proceeds from, or other property related to, crime (7259/2006 — C6-0122/2006 — 2006/0805(CNS))

76

P6_TA(2006)0542Expenditure in the veterinary field *European Parliament legislative resolution on the proposal for a Council decision amending Decision 90/424/EEC on expenditure in the veterinary field (COM(2006)0273 — C6-0199/2006 — 2006/0098(CNS))

78

P6_TA(2006)0543Protection of groundwater against pollution and deterioration ***IIIEuropean Parliament legislative resolution on the joint text approved by the Conciliation Committee for a directive of the European Parliament and of the Council on the protection of groundwater against pollution and deterioration (PE-CONS 3658/2006 — C6-0382/2006 — 2003/0210(COD))

81

P6_TA(2006)0544Financing instrument for development cooperation ***IIEuropean Parliament legislative resolution on the Council common position for adopting a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council establishing a financing instrument for development cooperation (11944/2/2006 — C6-0357/2006 — 2004/0220(COD))

82

P6_TA(2006)0545Community Customs Code ***IEuropean Parliament legislative resolution on the proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council laying down the Community Customs Code (Modernized Customs Code) (COM(2005)0608 — C6-0419/2005 — 2005/0246(COD))

82

P6_TC1-COD(2005)0246Position of the European Parliament adopted at first reading on 12 December 2006 with a view to the adoption of Regulation (EC) No …/2007 of the European Parliament and of the Council laying down the Community Customs Code (Modernized Customs Code)

83

ANNEX

159

P6_TA(2006)0546Circulation of compound feedingstuffs ***IEuropean Parliament legislative resolution on the proposal for a decision of the European Parliament and of the Council correcting Directive 2002/2/EC amending Council Directive 79/373/EEC on the circulation of compound feedingstuffs (COM(2006)0340 — C6-0209/2006 — 2006/0117(COD))

166

P6_TC1-COD(2006)0117Position of the European Parliament adopted at first reading on 12 December 2006 with a view to the adoption of Decision No …/2006/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council correcting Directive 2002/2/EC amending Council Directive 79/373/EEC on the circulation of compound feedingstuffs

166

P6_TA(2006)0547Statistics on foreign affiliates ***IEuropean Parliament legislative resolution on the proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on Community statistics on the structure and activity of foreign affiliates (COM(2005)0088 — C6-0084/2005 — 2005/0016(COD))

168

P6_TC1-COD(2005)0016Position of the European Parliament adopted at first reading on 12 December 2006 with a view to the adoption of Regulation (EC) No …/2007 of the European Parliament and of the Council on Community statistics on the structure and activity of foreign affiliates

169

ANNEX ICOMMON MODULE FOR INWARD STATISTICS ON FOREIGN AFFILIATES

174

ANNEX IICOMMON MODULE FOR OUTWARD STATISTICS ON FOREIGN AFFILIATES

176

ANNEX IIILEVELS FOR DETAILED INFORMATION BY GEOGRAPHY AND BY ACTIVITY

177

P6_TA(2006)0548Financing instrument for the promotion of democracy and human rights worldwide ***IEuropean Parliament legislative resolution on the proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on establishing a financing instrument for the promotion of democracy and human rights worldwide (European Instrument for Democracy and Human Rights) (COM(2006)0354 — C6-0206/2006 — 2006/0116(COD))

185

P6_TC1-COD(2006)0116Position of the European Parliament adopted at first reading on 12 December 2006 with a view to the adoption of Regulation (EC) No …/2006 of the European Parliament and Council on establishing a financing instrument for the promotion of democracy and human rights worldwide (European Instrument for Democracy and Human Rights)

185

P6_TA(2006)0549Prevention of injury and promotion of safety *European Parliament legislative resolution on the proposal for a Council recommendation on the prevention of injury and the promotion of safety (COM(2006)0329 — C6-0238/2006 — 2006/0106(CNS))

199

P6_TA(2006)0550A financing instrument for cooperation with industrialised and other high-income countries and territories *European Parliament legislative resolution on the draft Council Regulation establishing a financing instrument for cooperation with industrialised and other high-income countries and territories (11877/2006 — C6-0265/2006 — 2006/0807(CNS))

205

P6_TA(2006)0551Pharmaceutical active substancesDeclaration of the European Parliament on pharmaceutical active substances

213

  

Wednesday, 13 December 2006

(2006/C 317 E/03)

MINUTES

215

PROCEEDINGS OF THE SITTING

215

1. Opening of sitting

215

2. Documents received

215

3. Action taken on Parliament's positions and resolutions

215

4. Enlargement Strategy and Main Challenges 2006-2007 — The institutional aspects of the European Union's capacity to integrate new Member States (debate)

215

5. Membership of political groups

216

6. Agenda

216

7. Statement by the President

216

8. Voting time

216

8.1. European Chemicals Agency ***II (vote)

217

8.2. Amendment of Directive 67/548/EEC on dangerous substances (REACH) ***II (vote)

217

8.3. Inclusion of Bulgarian and Romanian among the languages of procedure for the Court of Justice * (Rule 131) (vote)

217

8.4. Inclusion of Bulgarian and Romanian among the languages of procedure for the Court of First Instance * (Rule 131) (vote)

218

8.5. European Year of Intercultural Dialogue (2008) ***II (Rule 131) (vote)

218

8.6. Financial Regulation applicable to the general budget of the European Communities * (Rule 131) (vote)

218

8.7. Draft amending budget No 6/2006 (Rule 131) (vote)

218

8.8. Coordination of certain of the Member States' provisions on television broadcasting ***I (vote)

219

8.9. Establishing the European Globalisation adjustment Fund ***I (vote)

219

8.10. Type approval of motor vehicles with respect to emissions and access to vehicle repair information ***I (vote)

219

8.11. Financial contributions to the International Fund for Ireland (2007-2010) * (vote)

220

8.12. Banana sector * (vote)

220

8.13. VAT arrangements for radio and television broadcasting and other services * (vote)

220

8.14. Legislative and work programme of the Commission for 2007 (vote)

220

8.15. Russia-EU Summit (vote)

221

8.16. Implementation of Directive 85/611/EEC (undertakings for collective investment in transferable securities) (vote)

221

8.17. Enlargement Strategy and Main Challenges 2006-2007 (vote)

222

8.18. The institutional aspects of the European Union's capacity to integrate new Member States (vote)

222

9. Explanations of vote

222

10. Corrections to votes and voting intentions

223

11. Approval of Minutes of previous sitting

223

12. Data protection (debate)

223

13. Preparation for the European Council (14-15 December 2006) (debate)

224

14. Welcome

224

15. Preparation for the European Council (14-15 December 2006) (continuation of debate)

224

16. Welcome

224

17. Preparation for the European Council (14-15 December 2006) (continuation of debate)

224

18. Welcome

224

19. Preparation for the European Council (14-15 December 2006) (continuation of debate)

225

20. Question Time (Council)

225

21. Driving licences ***II (debate)

226

22. Double-hull or equivalent design requirements for single-hull oil tankers ***I (debate)

226

23. Development of the second generation Schengen Information System (SIS II) * — Development of the second generation Schengen information System (SIS II) (decision) * (debate)

227

24. Violent video games (debate)

227

25. Amendment of the Rules of Procedure (committees, Quaestors) (debate)

227

26. Agenda for next sitting

228

27. Closure of sitting

228

ATTENDANCE REGISTER

229

ANNEX IRESULTS OF VOTES

231

1. European Chemicals Agency (REACH) ***II

231

2. Amendment of Directive 67/548/EEC on dangerous substances (REACH) ***II

232

3. Inclusion of Bulgarian and Romanian among the languages of procedure for the Court of Justice *

233

4. Inclusion of Bulgarian and Romanian among the languages of procedure for the Court of First Instance *

233

5. European Year of Intercultural Dialogue (2008) ***II

233

6. Financial Regulation applicable to the general budget of the European Communities *

233

7. Draft amending budget No 6/2006

233

8. Coordination of certain of the Member States' provisions on television broadcasting ***I

233

9. Establishing the European Globalisation adjustment Fund ***I

242

10. Type approval of motor vehicles with respect to emissions and access to vehicle repair information ***I

243

11. Financial contributions to the International Fund for Ireland (2007-2010) *

244

12. Banana sector *

244

13. VAT arrangements for radio and television broadcasting and other services *

245

14. Legislative and work programme of the Commission for 2007

245

15. Russia-EU Summit

246

16. Implementation of Directive 85/611/EEC (undertakings for collective investment in transferable securities)

247

17. Enlargement Strategy and Main Challenges 2006-2007

247

18. The institutional aspects of the European Union's capacity to integrate new Member States

250

ANNEX IIRESULT OF ROLL-CALL VOTES

252

1. Recommendation: Sacconi A6-0352/2006 — Option 1

252

2. Recommendation: Sacconi A6-0352/2006 — Amendments 175 + 177 + 188

253

3. Recommendation: Sacconi A6-0352/2006 — Amendments 176 + 178

255

4. Recommendation: Sacconi A6-0352/2006 — Amendment 173

257

5. Recommendation: Sacconi A6-0352/2006 — Amendment 179

258

6. Recommendation: Sacconi A6-0352/2006 — Amendment 180

260

7. Recommendation: Sacconi A6-0352/2006 — Amendment 183

262

8. Recommendation: Sacconi A6-0352/2006 — Amendment 184

264

9. Recommendation: Sacconi A6-0352/2006 — Amendment 185

265

10. Recommendation: Sacconi A6-0352/2006 — Amendment 186

267

11. Recommendation: Sacconi A6-0352/2006 — Amendment 187

269

12. Recommendation: Sacconi A6-0352/2006 — Amendment 189

270

13. Recommendation: Sacconi A6-0352/2006 — Amendment 190

272

14. Report: Grässle A6-0447/2006 — Resolution

273

15. Report: Hieronymi A6-0399/2006 — Amendment 167

275

16. Report: Hieronymi A6-0399/2006 — Amendment 172

277

17. Report: Hieronymi A6-0399/2006 — Amendments 198 + 240

278

18. Report: Hieronymi A6-0399/2006 — Amendment 199/1

280

19. Report: Hieronymi A6-0399/2006 — Amendment 220

282

20. Report: Hieronymi A6-0399/2006 — Amendment 183

284

21. Report: Hieronymi A6-0399/2006 — Amendment 226

286

22. Report: Hieronymi A6-0399/2006 — Amendment 174

287

23. Report: Hieronymi A6-0399/2006 — Amendment 227/1

289

24. Report: Hieronymi A6-0399/2006 — Amendment 227/2

291

25. Report: Hieronymi A6-0399/2006 — Amendment 227/3

292

26. Report: Hieronymi A6-0399/2006 — Amendment 175

294

27. Report: Hieronymi A6-0399/2006 — Amendment 176

296

28. Report: Hieronymi A6-0399/2006 — Amendments 193 + 236/1

298

29. Report: Hieronymi A6-0399/2006 — Amendments 193 + 236/2

299

30. Report: Hieronymi A6-0399/2006 — Amendment 162

301

31. Report: Hieronymi A6-0399/2006 — Amendment 208

303

32. Report: Hieronymi A6-0399/2006 — Amendment 208/2

304

33. Report: Hieronymi A6-0399/2006 — Amendments 158 + 180

306

34. Report: Hieronymi A6-0399/2006 — Amendment 169

308

35. Report: Hieronymi A6-0399/2006 — Amendments 166 + 179

310

36. Report: Hieronymi A6-0399/2006 — Amendment 178

312

37. Report: Hieronymi A6-0399/2006 — Amendments 182 + 197/1

314

38. Report: Hieronymi A6-0399/2006 — Amendments 182 + 197/2

315

39. Report: Hieronymi A6-0399/2006 — Amendment 170

317

40. Report: Hieronymi A6-0399/2006 — Amendment 173

319

41. Report: Hieronymi A6-0399/2006 — Amendment 171

321

42. Report: Groote A6-0301/2006 — Block 1

322

43. Report: Groote A6-0301/2006 — Amendment 73

324

44. Report: Groote A6-0301/2006 — Amendment 118/1

326

45. Report: Groote A6-0301/2006 — Amendment 118/2

327

46. Report: Groote A6-0301/2006 — Amendment 60

329

47. Report: Groote A6-0301/2006 — Amendment 91

331

48. Report: Groote A6-0301/2006 — Amendment 116

332

49. Report: Groote A6-0301/2006 — Amendment 59

334

50. Report: Groote A6-0301/2006 — Amendment 130

335

51. Report: Groote A6-0301/2006 — Commission proposal

337

52. Report: Groote A6-0301/2006 — Resolution

338

53. Report: Higgins A6-0432/2006 — Amendment 1

340

54. Report: Fruteau A6-0422/2006 — Amendment 10

342

55. Report: Brok A6-0436/2006 — Paragraph 14

343

56. Report: Brok A6-0436/2006 — Paragraph 29

345

57. Report: Brok A6-0436/2006 — Resolution

347

58. Report: Stubb A6-0393/2006 — Paragraph 9-B

349

59. Report: Stubb A6-0393/2006 — Paragraph 9-C

350

60. Report: Stubb A6-0393/2006 — Paragraph 9-E

352

61. Report: Stubb A6-0393/2006 — Paragraph 9-F

354

62. Report: Stubb A6-0393/2006 — Paragraph 9-G

355

63. Report: Stubb A6-0393/2006 — Paragraph 9-H

357

64. Report: Stubb A6-0393/2006 — Amendment 4

358

65. Report: Stubb A6-0393/2006 — Paragraph 18

360

66. Report: Stubb A6-0393/2006 — Resolution

362

TEXTS ADOPTED

365

P6_TA(2006)0552European Chemicals Agency ***IIEuropean Parliament legislative resolution on the Council common position for adopting a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council concerning the Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and Restriction of Chemicals (REACH), establishing a European Chemicals Agency, amending Directive 1999/45/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council and repealing Council Regulation (EEC) No 793/93 and Commission Regulation (EC) No 1488/94 as well as Council Directive 76/769/EEC and Commission Directives 91/155/EEC, 93/67/EEC, 93/105/EC and 2000/21/EC (7524/8/2006 — C6-0267/2006 — 2003/0256(COD))

365

P6_TC2-COD(2003)0256Position of the European Parliament adopted at second reading on 13 December 2006 with a view to the adoption of Regulation (EC) No …/2006 of the European Parliament and of the Council concerning the Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and Restriction of Chemicals (REACH), establishing a European Chemicals Agency, amending Directive 1999/45/EC and repealing Council Regulation (EEC) No 793/93 and Commission Regulation (EC) No 1488/94 as well as Council Directive 76/769/EEC and Commission Directives 91/155/EEC, 93/67/EEC, 93/105/EC and 2000/21/EC

365

ANNEX

366

P6_TA(2006)0553Amendment of Directive 67/548/EEC on dangerous substances (REACH) ***IIEuropean Parliament legislative resolution on the Council common position for adopting a directive of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Council Directive 67/548/EEC on the approximation of laws, regulations and administrative provisions relating to the classification, packaging and labelling of dangerous substances in order to adapt it to Regulation (EC) No …/2006 concerning the Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and Restriction of Chemicals (REACH) and establishing a European Chemicals Agency (7525/3/2006 — C6-0268/2006 — 2003/0257(COD))

368

P6_TA(2006)0554Inclusion of Bulgarian and Romanian among the languages of procedure for the Court of Justice *European Parliament legislative resolution on the draft Council Decision amending the Rules of Procedure of the Court of Justice of the European Communities as regards the language arrangements, in order to include Bulgarian and Romanian among the languages of cases as laid down in the Rules of Procedure (15712/2006 — C6-0434/2006 — 2006/0813(CNS))

368

P6_TA(2006)0555Inclusion of Bulgarian and Romanian among the languages of procedure for the Court of First Instance *European Parliament legislative resolution on the draft Council Decision amending the Rules of Procedure of the Court of First Instance of the European Communities with regard to languages, in order to include Bulgarian and Romanian among the languages of cases as laid down in the Rules of Procedure (15715/2006 — C6-0435/2006 — 2006/0814(CNS))

369

P6_TA(2006)0556European Year of Intercultural Dialogue (2008) ***IIEuropean Parliament legislative resolution on the Council common position for adopting a decision of the European Parliament and of the Council on the European Year of Intercultural Dialogue (2008) (14153/2/2006 — C6-0422/2006 — 2005/0203(COD))

369

P6_TA(2006)0557Financial Regulation applicable to the general budget of the European Communities *European Parliament legislative resolution on the joint guideline adopted by the Council with a view to adopting a Council regulation amending Regulation (EC, Euratom) No 1605/2002 on the Financial Regulation applicable to the general budget of the European Communities (14259/2006 — C6-0431/2006 — 2005/0090(CNS))

370

ANNEX

371

P6_TA(2006)0558Draft amending budget No 6/2006European Parliament resolution on Draft amending budget No 6/2006 of the European Union for the financial year 2006, Section III — Commission (15635/2006 — C6-0441/2006 — 2006/2265(BUD))

406

P6_TA(2006)0559Coordination of certain of the Member States' provisions on television broadcasting ***IEuropean Parliament legislative resolution on the proposal for a directive of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Council Directive 89/552/EEC on the coordination of certain provisions laid down by law, regulation or administrative action in Member States concerning the pursuit of television broadcasting activities (COM(2005)0646 — C6-0443/2005 — 2005/0260(COD))

407

P6_TC1-COD(2005)0260Position of the European Parliament adopted at first reading on 13 December 2006 with a view to the adoption of Directive 2007/…/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Council Directive 89/552/EEC on the coordination of certain provisions laid down by law, regulation or administrative action in Member States concerning the pursuit of television broadcasting activities

408

P6_TA(2006)0560Establishing the European Globalisation adjustment Fund ***IEuropean Parliament legislative resolution on the proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council establishing the European Globalisation adjustment Fund (COM(2006)0091 — C6-0082/2006 — 2006/0033(COD))

432

P6_TC1-COD(2006)0033Position of the European Parliament adopted at first reading on 13 December 2006 with a view to the adoption of Regulation (EC) No …/2006 of the European Parliament and Council on establishing the European Globalisation adjustment Fund

432

P6_TA(2006)0561Type approval of motor vehicles with respect to emissions and access to vehicle repair information ***IEuropean Parliament legislative resolution on the proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on type approval of motor vehicles with respect to emissions and on access to vehicle repair information, amending Directive 72/306/EEC and Directive …/…/EC (COM(2005)0683 — C6-0007/2006 — 2005/0282(COD))

440

P6_TC1-COD(2005)0282Position of the European Parliament adopted at first reading on 13 December 2006 with a view to the adoption of Regulation (EC) No …/2007 of the European Parliament and of the Council on type approval of motor vehicles with respect to emissions from light passenger and commercial vehicles (Euro 5 and Euro 6) and on access to vehicle repair and maintenance information

441

ANNEX IEMISSION LIMITS

455

ANNEX IIAMENDMENTS TO DIRECTIVE 70/156/EEC

456

P6_TA(2006)0562Financial contributions to the International Fund for Ireland (2007-2010) *European Parliament legislative resolution on the proposal for a Council regulation concerning Community financial contributions to the International Fund for Ireland (2007-2010) (COM(2006)0564 — C6-0423/2006 — 2006/0194(CNS))

458

P6_TA(2006)0563Banana sector *European Parliament legislative resolution on the proposal for a Council regulation amending Regulations (EEC) No 404/93, (EC) No 1782/2003 and (EC) No 247/2006 as regards the banana sector (COM(2006)0489 — C6-0339/2006 — 2006/0173(CNS))

459

P6_TA(2006)0564VAT arrangements for radio and television broadcasting and other services *European Parliament legislative resolution on the proposal for a Council directive amending Council Directive 2002/38/EC as regards the period of application of the value added tax arrangements applicable to radio and television broadcasting services and certain electronically supplied services (COM(2006)0739 — C6-0437/2006 — 2006/0245(CNS))

467

P6_TA(2006)0565Legislative and work programme of the Commission for 2007European Parliament resolution on the Commission legislative and work programme for 2007

467

P6_TA(2006)0566Russia-EU SummitEuropean Parliament resolution on the EU-Russia Summit in Helsinki on 24 November 2006

474

P6_TA(2006)0567Implementing Directive 85/611/EEC (UCITS III)European Parliament resolution on the draft Commission directive implementing Council Directive 85/611/EEC on the coordination of laws, regulations and administrative provisions relating to undertakings for collective investment in transferable securities (UCITS) as regards the clarification of certain definitions

478

P6_TA(2006)0568Enlargement Strategy and Main Challenges 2006-2007European Parliament resolution on the Commission's Communication on the Enlargement Strategy and Main Challenges 2006-2007 (2006/2252(INI))

480

P6_TA(2006)0569The institutional aspects of the European Union's capacity to integrate new Member StatesEuropean Parliament resolution on the institutional aspects of the European Union's capacity to integrate new Member States (2006/2226(INI))

485

  

Thursday, 14 December 2006

(2006/C 317 E/04)

MINUTES

491

PROCEEDINGS OF THE SITTING

491

1. Opening of sitting

491

2. Documents received

491

3. A European strategy for sustainable, competitive and secure energy — Biomass and Biofuels — Nuclear Safety and Security Assistance * (debate)

492

4. Tribute

493

5. Signature of acts adopted under codecision

493

6. Voting time

495

6.1. Draft general budget of the European Union 2007, amended by the Council (vote)

495

6.2. Draft general budget for 2007, amended by the Council (all sections) (vote)

497

6.3. Procedure for prior examination and consultation in respect of certain provisions concerning transport proposed in Member States (codified version) ***I (Rule 131) (vote)

497

6.4. Elimination of controls at the frontiers of Member States (road and inland waterway transport) (codified version) ***I (Rule 131) (vote)

498

6.5. Transmission of data subject to statistical confidentiality (codified version) ***I (Rule 131) (vote)

498

6.6. Submission of nominal catch statistics by Member States fishing in the North-East Atlantic (codified version) ***I (Rule 131) (vote)

498

6.7. Community criteria for the eradication and monitoring of certain animal diseases (codified version) * (Rule 131) (vote)

498

6.8. Agreement between the EC and Paraguay on certain aspects of air services * (Rule 131) (vote)

499

6.9. R&D activities in the domain of intelligent manufacturing systems (EU-Australia Agreement, Canada, Norway, Switzerland, Korea, Japan and the USA) * (Rule 131) (vote)

499

6.10. Direct support schemes under CAP; the COM for sugars; restructuring of the sugar industry; owing to the accession of Bulgaria and Romania to the EU * (Rule 131) (vote)

499

6.11. Drugs prevention and information (2007-2013) ***I (Rule 131) (vote)

499

6.12. Civil justice (2007-2013) ***I (Rule 131) (vote)

500

6.13. European Refugee Fund (2008-2013) ***I (Rule 131) (vote)

500

6.14. Double-hull or equivalent design requirements for single-hull oil tankers ***I (Rule 131) (vote)

500

6.15. Creation of the European Fund for the Integration of Third-country Nationals (2007-2013) * (Rule 131) (vote)

501

6.16. Prevention, preparedness and consequence management of terrorism (2007-2013) * (Rule 131) (vote)

501

6.17. Numerical strength of the committees (vote)

501

6.18. European Institute for Gender Equality ***II (vote)

501

6.19. Driving licences ***II (vote)

502

6.20. Amendment of Rule 81 of Parliament's Rules of Procedure, Implementing provisions (vote)

502

6.21. Amendment of the Rules of Procedure (committees, quaestors) (vote)

502

6.22. External Borders Fund (2007-2013) ***I (vote)

502

6.23. Creation of the European Return Fund (2008-2013) ***I (vote)

503

6.24. Medicinal products for paediatric use ***I (vote)

503

6.25. European Small Claims Procedure ***I (vote)

503

6.26. Fundamental rights and citizenship (2007-2013) * (vote)

504

6.27. Criminal justice (2007-2013) * (vote)

504

6.28. Preventing and fighting crime (2007-2013) * (vote)

504

6.29. Development of the second generation Schengen Information System (SIS II) * (vote)

505

6.30. Development of the second generation Schengen information System (SIS II) * (vote)

505

6.31. Nuclear Safety and Security Assistance * (vote)

505

6.32. Visas for crossing Member States' external borders * (vote)

506

6.33. Sakharov Prize (vote)

506

6.34. Data protection within the framework of police and judicial cooperation in criminal matters (vote)

506

6.35. A European strategy for sustainable, competitive and secure energy (vote)

507

6.36. Biomass and Biofuels (vote)

507

7. Explanations of vote

507

8. Corrections to votes and voting intentions

508

9. Approval of Minutes of previous sitting

508

10. Hague Convention on securities (debate)

508

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

509

11.1. Fiji

509

11.2. Implication of the UN forces in sexual abuses in Liberia and in Haiti

509

11.3. Burma

509

12. Voting time

509

12.1. Fiji (vote)

510

12.2. Implication of the UN forces in sexual abuses in Liberia and in Haiti (vote)

510

12.3. Burma (vote)

510

12.4. Hague Convention on securities (vote)

511

13. Membership of committees and delegations

511

14. Verification of credentials

511

15. Decisions concerning certain documents

511

16. Written declarations entered in the register (Rule 116)

512

17. Forwarding of texts adopted during the sitting

513

18. Dates for next sittings

513

19. Adjournment of session

513

ATTENDANCE REGISTER

514

ANNEX IRESULTS OF VOTES

516

1. Draft general budget of the European Union — 2007, amended by the Council

516

2. Draft general budget for 2007, amended by the Council (all sections)

526

3. Procedure for prior examination and consultation in respect of certain provisions concerning transport proposed in Member States (codified version) ***I

529

4. Elimination of controls at the frontiers of Member States (road and inland waterway transport) (codified version) ***I

529

5. Transmission of data subject to statistical confidentiality (codified version) ***I

529

6. Submission of nominal catch statistics by Member States fishing in the North-East Atlantic (codified version) ***I

529

7. Community criteria for the eradication and monitoring of certain animal diseases (codified version) *

530

8. Agreement between the EC and Paraguay on certain aspects of air services *

530

9. R&D activities in the domain of intelligent manufacturing systems (EU-Australia Agreement, Canada, Norway, Switzerland, Korea, Japan and the USA) *

530

10. Direct support schemes under CAP; the COM for sugars; restructuring of the sugar industry; owing to the accession of Bulgaria and Romania to the EU *

530

11. Drugs prevention and information (2007-2013) ***I

530

12. Civil justice (2007-2013) ***I

531

13. Creation of the European Refugee Fund (2008-2013) ***I

531

14. Double-hull or equivalent design requirements for single-hull oil tankers ***I

531

15. Creation of the European Fund for the Integration of Third-country Nationals (2007-2013) *

531

16. Prevention, preparedness and consequence management of terrorism (2007-2013) *

531

17. Numerical composition of the Committees

532

18. European Institute for Gender Equality ***II

532

19. Driving licences ***II

532

20. Amendment of Rule 81 of Parliament's Rules of Procedure, Implementing provisions

532

21. Amendment of the Rules of Procedure (committees, Quaestors)

533

22. Creation of the External Borders Fund (2007-2013) ***I

533

23. Creation of the European Return Fund (2008-2013) ***I

533

24. Medicinal products for paediatric use ***I

534

25. European Small Claims Procedure ***I

534

26. Fundamental rights and citizenship (2007-2013) *

535

27. Criminal justice (2007-2013) *

535

28. Preventing and fighting crime (2007-2013) *

536

29. Development of the second generation Schengen Information System (SIS II) (regulation) *

536

30. Development of the second generation Schengen information System (SIS II) (decision) *

536

31. Nuclear Safety and Security Assistance *

536

32. Visas for crossing Member States' external borders *

538

33. Sakharov Prize

538

34. Data protection within the framework of police and judicial cooperation in criminal matters

538

35. A European strategy for sustainable, competitive and secure energy

539

36. Biomass and Biofuels

541

37. Fiji

544

38. Implication of the UN forces in sexual abuses in Liberia and in Haiti

544

39. Burma

545

40. Implications of signing the Hague Securities Convention

545

ANNEX IIRESULT OF ROLL-CALL VOTES

546

1. 2007 draft general budget as amended — Amendment 306/2

546

2. 2007 draft general budget as amended — Amendment 322/2

547

3. Report: Elles/Grech A6-0451/2006 — Paragraph 4

549

4. Report: Elles/Grech A6-0451/2006 — Paragraph 13/2

550

5. Report: Elles/Grech A6-0451/2006 — Paragraph 16/1

552

6. Report: Elles/Grech A6-0451/2006 — Paragraph 16/2

553

7. Report: Elles/Grech A6-0451/2006 — Amendment 1

555

8. Report: Elles/Grech A6-0451/2006 — Paragraph 27

556

9. Report: Elles/Grech A6-0451/2006 — Paragraph 38

558

10. Report: Elles/Grech A6-0451/2006 — Paragraph 41

559

11. Report: Elles/Grech A6-0451/2006 — Paragraph 42

561

12. Report: Elles/Grech A6-0451/2006 — Amendment 2/1

562

13. Report: Elles/Grech A6-0451/2006 — Recital F/2

564

14. Report: Daul A6-0412/2006 — Resolution

565

15. Report: Segelström A6-0454/2006 — Resolution

567

16. Report: Segelström A6-0452/2006 — Resolution

568

17. Recommendation: Grosch A6-0414/2006 — Amendment 6

570

18. Report: Leinen A6-0464/2006 — Resolution

571

19. Report: Kudrycka A6-0427/2006 — Amendment 2

573

20. Report: Kudrycka A6-0427/2006 — Amendment 3

575

21. Report: Kudrycka A6-0425/2006 — Amendment 2

576

22. Report: Segelström A6-0465/2006 — Commission proposal

578

23. Report: Segelström A6-0453/2006 — Commission proposal

579

24. Report: Seppänen A6-0397/2006 — Amendment 27

581

25. Report: Morgan A6-0426/2006 — Amendment 9

582

26. Report: Morgan A6-0426/2006 — Paragraph 37/1

584

27. Report: Morgan A6-0426/2006 — Paragraph 37/2

586

28. RC — B6-0647/2006 — Burma — Resolution

587

TEXTS ADOPTED

588

P6_TA(2006)0570Draft general budget for 2007, amended by the Council (all sections)European Parliament resolution on the draft general budget of the European Union for the financial year 2007 as modified by the Council (all sections) (15637/2006 — C6-0442/2006 — 2006/2018(BUD) — 2006/2018B(BUD)) and Letters of Amendment Nos 1/2007 (SEC(2006)0762), 2/2007 (13886/2006 — C6-0341/2006) and 3/2007 (15636/2006 — C6-0443/2006) to the draft general budget of the European Union for the financial year 2007

588

ANNEX

595

P6_TA(2006)0571Procedure for prior examination and consultation in respect of certain provisions concerning transport proposed in Member States (codified version) ***IEuropean Parliament legislative resolution on the proposal for a decision of the European Parliament and of the Council on a procedure for prior examination and consultation in respect of certain laws, regulations and administrative provisions concerning transport proposed in Member States (codified version) (COM(2006)0284 — C6-0185/2006 — 2006/0099(COD))

598

P6_TA(2006)0572Elimination of controls at the frontiers of Member States (road and inland waterway transport) (codified version) ***IEuropean Parliament legislative resolution on the proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on the elimination of controls performed at the frontiers of Member States in the field of road and inland waterway transport (codified version) (COM(2006)0432 — C6-0261/2006 — 2006/0146(COD))

599

P6_TA(2006)0573Transmission of data subject to statistical confidentiality (codified version) ***IEuropean Parliament legislative resolution on the proposal for a regulation (Euratom, EC) of the European Parliament and of the Council on the transmission of data subject to statistical confidentiality to the Statistical Office of the European Communities (codified version) (COM(2006)0477 — C6-0290/2006 — 2006/0159(COD))

600

P6_TA(2006)0574Submission of nominal catch statistics by Member States fishing in the North-East Atlantic (codified version) ***IEuropean Parliament legislative resolution on the proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on the submission of nominal catch statistics by Member States fishing in the North-East Atlantic (codified version) (COM(2006)0497 — C6-0301/2006 — 2006/0164(COD))

600

P6_TA(2006)0575Community criteria for the eradication and monitoring of certain animal diseases (codified version) *European Parliament legislative resolution on the proposal for a Council decision laying down Community criteria for the eradication and monitoring of certain animal diseases (codified version) (COM(2006)0315 — C6-0236/2006 — 2006/0104(CNS))

601

P6_TA(2006)0576Agreement between the EC and Paraguay on certain aspects of air services *European Parliament legislative resolution on the proposal for a Council decision on the conclusion of the Agreement between the European Community and the Republic of Paraguay on certain aspects of air services (COM(2006)0266 — C6-0308/2006 — 2006/0094(CNS))

602

P6_TA(2006)0577R & D activities in the domain of intelligent manufacturing systems (EU-Australia Agreement, Canada, Norway, Switzerland, Korea, Japan and the USA) *European Parliament legislative resolution on the proposal for a Council decision authorising the conclusion of the agreement to renew and modify the agreement on research and development activities in the domain of intelligent manufacturing systems (IMS) between the European Community and Australia, Canada, the EFTA countries of Norway and Switzerland, Korea, Japan and the United States of America (COM(2006)0343 — C6-0373/2006 — 2006/0111(CNS))

602

P6_TA(2006)0578Direct support schemes under CAP; the COM for sugars; restructuring of the sugar industry; owing to the accession of Bulgaria and Romania to the EU *European Parliament legislative resolution on the proposal for a Council regulation adapting Regulation (EC) No 1782/2003 establishing common rules for direct support schemes under the common agricultural policy and establishing certain support schemes for farmers, Regulation (EC) No 318/2006 on the common organisation of the markets in the sugar sector and Regulation (EC) No 320/2006 establishing a temporary scheme for the restructuring of the sugar industry in the Community, by reason of the accession of Bulgaria and Romania to the European Union (COM(2006)0677 — C6-0424/2006 — 2006/0226(CNS))

603

P6_TA(2006)0579Drugs prevention and information (2007-2013) ***IEuropean Parliament legislative resolution on the proposal for a decision of the European Parliament and of the Council establishing for the period 2007-2013 the specific programme ‘Drugs prevention and information’ as part of the General programme ‘Fundamental Rights and Justice’ (COM(2006)0230 — C6-0095/2005 — 2005/0037B(COD))

604

P6_TC1-COD(2005)0037BPosition of the European Parliament adopted at first reading on 14 December 2006 with a view to the adoption of Decision No …/2007/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council establishing for the period 2007-2013 the specific programme ‘Drugs prevention and information’ as part of the General programme ‘Fundamental Rights and Justice’

604

P6_TA(2006)0580Civil justice (2007-2013) ***IEuropean Parliament legislative resolution on the proposal for a decision of the European Parliament and of the Council establishing for the period 2007-2013 the specific programme ‘Civil justice’ as part of the General programme ‘Fundamental Rights and Justice’ (COM(2005)0122 — C6-0096/2005 — 2005/0040(COD))

612

P6_TC1-COD(2005)0040Position of the European Parliament adopted at first reading on 14 December 2006 with a view to the adoption of Decision No …/2007/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council establishing for the period 2007-2013 the specific programme ‘Civil justice’ as part of the General programme ‘Fundamental Rights and Justice’

613

P6_TA(2006)0581European Refugee Fund ***IEuropean Parliament legislative resolution on the proposal for a decision of the European Parliament and of the Council establishing the European Refugee Fund for the period 2008-2013 as part of the General programme ‘Solidarity and Management of Migration Flows’ (COM(2005)0123 — C6-0124/2005 — 2005/0046(COD))

621

P6_TC1-COD(2005)0046Position of the European Parliament adopted at first reading on 14 December 2006 with a view to the adoption of Decision No …/2007/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council on establishing the European Refugee Fund for the period 2008 to 2013 as part of the General programme ‘Solidarity and Management of Migration Flows’ and repealing Council Decision 2004/904/EC

621

P6_TA(2006)0582Double-hull or equivalent design requirements for single-hull oil tankers ***IEuropean Parliament legislative resolution on the proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Regulation (EC) No 417/2002 on the accelerated phasing-in of double-hull or equivalent design requirements for single-hull oil tankers and repealing Council Regulation (EC) No 2978/94 (COM(2006)0111 — C6-0104/2006 — 2006/0046(COD))

650

P6_TC1-COD(2006)0046Position of the European Parliament adopted at first reading on 14 December 2006 with a view to the adoption of Regulation (EC) No …/2006 of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Regulation (EC) No 417/2002 on the accelerated phasing-in of double-hull or equivalent design requirements for single-hull oil tankers

650

P6_TA(2006)0583European Fund for the Integration of Third-country Nationals *European Parliament legislative resolution on the proposal for a Council decision establishing the European Fund for the Integration of Third-country Nationals for the period 2007-2013 as part of the General programme ‘Solidarity and Management of Migration Flows’ (COM(2005)0123 — C6-0238/2005 — 2005/0048(CNS))

652

ANNEX

652

P6_TA(2006)0584Prevention, Preparedness and Consequence Management of Terrorism (Programme on Security and Safeguarding Liberties) *European Parliament legislative resolution on the proposal for a Council decision establishing the specific programme ‘Prevention, Preparedness and Consequence Management of Terrorism’ for the period 2007-2013 — General Programme ‘Security and Safeguarding Liberties’ (COM(2005)0124 — C6-0241/2005 — 2005/0034(CNS))

678

P6_TA(2006)0585Numerical strength of the committeesDecision on the numerical strength of the committees

688

P6_TA(2006)0586European Institute for Gender Equality ***IIEuropean Parliament legislative resolution on the Council common position for adopting a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council establishing a European Institute for Gender Equality (10351/1/2006 — C6-0314/2006 — 2005/0017(COD))

689

P6_TC2-COD(2005)0017Position of the European Parliament adopted at second reading on 14 December 2006 with a view to the adoption of Regulation (EC) No …/2006 of the European Parliament and of the Council on establishing a European Institute for Gender Equality

690

P6_TA(2006)0587Driving licenses ***IIEuropean Parliament legislative resolution on the Council common position for adopting a directive of the European Parliament and of the Council on driving licences (9010/1/2006 — C6-0312/2006 — 2003/0252(COD))

701

P6_TC2-COD(2003)0252Position of the European Parliament adopted at second reading on 14 December 2006 with a view to the adoption of Directive 2006/…/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council on driving licences (Recast)

702

ANNEX IPROVISIONS CONCERNING THE COMMUNITY MODEL DRIVING LICENCE

714

ANNEX II

724

ANNEX IIIMINIMUM STANDARDS OF PHYSICAL AND MENTAL FITNESS FOR DRIVING A POWER-DRIVEN VEHICLE

734

ANNEX IVMINIMUM STANDARDS FOR PERSONS WHO CONDUCT PRACTICAL DRIVING TESTS

739

ANNEX VMINIMUM REQUIREMENTS FOR DRIVER TRAINING AND TESTING FOR COMBINATIONS AS DEFINED IN THE SECOND SUBPARAGRAPH OF ARTICLE 4(4)(B)

742

ANNEX VIMINIMUM REQUIREMENTS FOR DRIVER TRAINING AND TESTING FOR MOTORCYCLES WITHIN CATEGORY A (PROGRESSIVE ACCESS)

743

ANNEX VII

743

ANNEX VIIICORRELATION TABLE

744

P6_TA(2006)0588Amendment of Rule 81 of Parliament's Rules of Procedure, Implementing provisionsEuropean Parliament decision on amendment of Rule 81 of Parliament's Rules of Procedure, Implementing provisions (2006/2211(REG))

747

P6_TA(2006)0589Amendment of the Rules of Procedure (Quaestors, committee bureaux)European Parliament decision on amendment of Rules 15 and 182(1) of Parliament's Rules of Procedure — Election of Quaestors and committee bureaux (2006/2287(REG))

749

P6_TA(2006)0590External Borders Fund ***IEuropean Parliament legislative resolution on the proposal for a decision of the European Parliament and of the Council establishing the External Borders Fund for the period 2007-2013 as part of the General programme ‘Solidarity and Management of Migration Flows’ (COM(2005)0123 — C6-0125/2005 — 2005/0047(COD))

749

P6_TC1-COD(2005)0047Position of the European Parliament adopted at first reading on 14 December 2006 with a view to the adoption of Decision No …/2007/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council on establishing the External Borders Fund for the period 2007 to 2013 as part of the General programme ‘Solidarity and Management of Migration Flows’

750

P6_TA(2006)0591European Return Fund ***IEuropean Parliament legislative resolution on the proposal for a decision of the European Parliament and of the Council establishing the European Return Fund for the period 2008-2013 as part of the General programme ‘Solidarity and Management of Migration Flows’ (COM(2005)0123 — C6-0126/2005 — 2005/0049(COD))

782

P6_TC1-COD(2005)0049Position of the European Parliament adopted at first reading on 14 December 2006 with a view to the adoption of Decision No …/2007/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council on establishing the European Return Fund for the period 2008 to 2013 as part of the General Programme ‘Solidarity and Management of Migration Flows’

783

P6_TA(2006)0592Medicinal products for paediatric use ***IEuropean Parliament legislative resolution on the proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Regulation (EC) No …/2006 on medicinal products and amending Regulation (EEC) No 1768/92, Directive 2001/20/EC, Directive 2001/83/EC and Regulation (EC) No 726/2004 (COM(2006)0640 — C6-0356/2006 — 2006/0207(COD))

812

P6_TC1-COD(2006)0207Position of the European Parliament adopted at first reading on 14 December 2006 with a view to the adoption of Regulation (EC) No …/2006 of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Regulation (EC) No …/2006 on medicinal products for paediatric use

812

P6_TA(2006)0593European Small Claims Procedure ***IEuropean Parliament legislative resolution on the proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council establishing a European Small Claims Procedure (COM(2005)0087 — C6-0082/2005 — 2005/0020(COD))

814

P6_TC1-COD(2005)0020Position of the European Parliament adopted at first reading on 14 December 2006 with a view to the adoption of Regulation (EC) No …/2007 of the European Parliament and of the Council establishing a European Small Claims Procedure

814

ANNEX I

826

ANNEX II

833

ANNEX III

835

ANNEX IV

837

P6_TA(2006)0594Fundamental rights and citizenship (2007-2013) *European Parliament legislative resolution on the proposal for a Council decision establishing for the period 2007-2013 the specific programme ‘Fundamental rights and citizenship’ as part of the General programme ‘Fundamental Rights and Justice’ (COM(2005)0122 — C6-0236/2005 — 2005/0038(CNS))

838

ANNEX

839

P6_TA(2006)0595Criminal justice (2007-2013) *European Parliament legislative resolution on the proposal for a Council decision establishing for the period 2007-2013 the specific programme ‘Criminal justice’ as part of the General programme ‘Fundamental Rights and Justice’ (COM(2005)0122 — C6-0237/2005 — 2005/0039(CNS))

847

ANNEX

847

P6_TA(2006)0596Prevention of and Fight against Crime (Programme on Security and Safeguarding Liberties) *European Parliament legislative resolution on the proposal for a Council decision establishing the Specific Programme ‘Prevention of and Fight against Crime’ for the period 2007-2013, General Programme ‘Security and Safeguarding Liberties’ (COM(2005)0124 — C6-0242/2005 — 2005/0035(CNS))

856

P6_TA(2006)0597Development of the second generation Schengen Information System (SIS II) (regulation) *European Parliament legislative resolution on the proposal for a Council Regulation amending Regulation (EC) No 2424/2001 on the development of the second generation Schengen Information System (SIS II) (COM(2006)0383 — C6-0296/2006 — 2006/0125(CNS))

862

P6_TA(2006)0598Development of the second generation Schengen Information System (SIS II) (decision) *European Parliament legislative resolution on the proposal for a Council decision amending Decision 2001/886/JHA on the development of the second generation Schengen Information System (SIS II) (COM(2006)0383 — C6-0297/2006 — 2006/0126(CNS))

863

P6_TA(2006)0599Nuclear Safety and Security Assistance *European Parliament legislative resolution on the draft Council regulation establishing an Instrument for Nuclear Safety and Security Assistance (9037/2006 — C6-0153/2006 — 2006/0802(CNS))

863

P6_TA(2006)0600Visas for crossing Member States' external borders *European Parliament legislative resolution on the proposal for a Council regulation amending Regulation (EC) No 539/2001 listing the third countries whose nationals must be in possession of visas when crossing the external borders of Member States and those whose nationals are exempt from that requirement (COM(2006)0084 — C6-0256/2006 — 2006/0022(CNS))

869

P6_TA(2006)0601Follow-up to the Sakharov PrizeEuropean Parliament resolution on the follow-up to the Sakharov Prize

871

P6_TA(2006)0602Data protection within the framework of police and judicial cooperation in criminal mattersEuropean Parliament recommendation to the Council on the progress of the negotiations on the framework decision on the protection of personal data processed in the framework of police and judicial cooperation in criminal matters (2006/2286(INI))

872

P6_TA(2006)0603A European Strategy for Sustainable, Competitive and Secure EnergyEuropean Parliament resolution on a European Strategy for Sustainable, Competitive and Secure Energy — Green Paper (2006/2113(INI))

876

P6_TA(2006)0604Biomass and biofuelsEuropean Parliament resolution on a strategy for biomass und biofuels (2006/2082(INI))

890

P6_TA(2006)0605FijiEuropean Parliament resolution on the situation in Fiji

898

P6_TA(2006)0606Implication of UN forces in sexual abuses in Liberia and in HaitiEuropean Parliament resolution on the involvement of UN forces in sexual abuse in Liberia and Haiti

899

P6_TA(2006)0607BurmaEuropean Parliament resolution on the situation in Burma

902

P6_TA(2006)0608Hague Convention on securitiesEuropean Parliament resolution on the implications of signing the Hague Securities Convention

904

 
  

II Preparatory Acts

 
  

EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT

  

Monday, 18 December 2006

(2006/C 317 E/05)

MINUTES

906

PROCEEDINGS OF THE SITTING

906

1. Resumption of session

906

2. Approval of Minutes of previous sitting

906

3. Documents received

906

4. Welcome

906

5. Signing of REACH and the seventh framework research programme

907

6. Meeting of the European Council of 14 and 15 December 2006 — Activities of the Finnish Presidency (debate)

907

7. Dates for next sittings

907

8. Adjournment of session

907

ATTENDANCE REGISTER

908


  

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

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

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

UEN

Union for Europe of the Nations Group

NI

Non-attached Members

 


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