Official Journal of the European Union

CE 184/119

Tuesday 19 February 2008
Excise duty applied to manufactured tobacco (codified version) *


European Parliament legislative resolution of 19 February 2008 on the proposal for a Council directive on the structure and rates of excise duty applied to manufactured tobacco (codified version) (COM(2007)0587 — C6-0392/2007 — 2007/0206(CNS))

2009/C 184 E/30

(Consultation procedure: codification)

The European Parliament,

having regard to the Commission proposal to the Council (COM(2007)0587),

having regard to Article 93 of the EC Treaty, pursuant to which the Council consulted Parliament (C6-0392/2007),

having regard to the Interinstitutional Agreement of 20 December 1994 — Accelerated working method for official codification of legislative texts (1),

having regard to Rules 80 and 51 of its Rules of Procedure,

having regard to the report of the Committee on Legal Affairs (A6-0021/2008),


Approves the Commission proposal as adapted to the recommendations of the consultative working party of the legal services of the European Parliament, the Council and the Commission;


Instructs its President to forward its position to the Council and the Commission.

(1)  OJ C 102, 4.4.1996, p. 2.