8.7.2010   

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Official Journal of the European Union

CE 184/137


Wednesday 22 April 2009
Request for waiver of the immunity of Hannes Swoboda

P6_TA(2009)0236

European Parliament decision of 22 April 2009 on the request for waiver of the immunity of Hannes Swoboda (2009/2014(IMM))

2010/C 184 E/31

The European Parliament,

having regard to the request for waiver of the immunity of Hannes Swoboda of 5 December 2008, forwarded by the Vienna Regional Criminal Court on 20 January 2009 and announced in plenary sitting on 5 February 2009,

having heard Hannes Swoboda 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 Article 57 of the Austrian Bundesverfassungsgesetz (Federal Constitutional Law),

having regard to Rules 6(2) and 7 of its Rules of Procedure,

having regard to the report of the Committee on Legal Affairs (A6-0190/2009),

1.

Decides not to waive the immunity of Hannes Swoboda;

2.

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


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