Official Journal of the European Union

CE 224/54

Thursday 17 September 2009
Common agricultural policy CAP: support schemes for farmers *


European Parliament legislative resolution of 17 September 2009 on the proposal for a Council regulation amending Council Regulation (EC) No 73/2009 establishing common rules for direct support schemes for farmers under the common agricultural policy and establishing certain support schemes for farmers, amending Regulations (EC) No 1290/2005, (EC) No 247/2006 and (EC) No 378/2007 and repealing Regulation (EC) No 1782/2003 (COM(2009)0321 – C7-0093/2009 – 2009/0084(CNS))

2010/C 224 E/23

(Consultation procedure)

The European Parliament,

having regard to the Commission proposal to the Council (COM(2009)0321),

having regard to Article 37 of the EC Treaty, pursuant to which the Council consulted Parliament (C7-0093/2009),

having regard to Rules 55 and 46(1) of its Rules of Procedure,

having regard to the report of the Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development (A7-0004/2009),


Approves the Commission proposal;


Calls on the Council to notify Parliament if it intends to depart from the text approved by Parliament;


Asks the Council to consult Parliament again if it intends to amend the Commission proposal substantially;


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