Official Journal of the European Union

CE 153/199

Wednesday 16 November 2011
European Heritage Label ***II


European Parliament legislative resolution of 16 November 2011 on the Council position at first reading with a view to the adoption of a decision of the European Parliament and of the Council establishing a European Union action for the European Heritage Label (10303/1/2011 – C7-0236/2011 – 2010/0044(COD))

2013/C 153 E/40

(Ordinary legislative procedure: second reading)

The European Parliament,

having regard to the Council position at first reading (10303/1/2011 – C7-0236/2011),

having regard to the reasoned opinion submitted, within the framework of the Protocol (No 2) on the application of the principles of subsidiarity and proportionality, by the French Senate, asserting that the draft legislative act does not comply with the principle of subsidiarity,

having regard to its position at first reading (1) on the Commission proposal to Parliament and the Council (COM(2010)0076),

having regard to Article 294(7) of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union,

having regard to Rule 72 of its Rules of Procedure,

having regard to the recommendation for second reading of the Committee on Culture and Education (A7-0331/2011),


Approves the Council position at first reading;


Notes that the act is adopted in accordance with the Council position;


Instructs its President to sign the act with the President of the Council, in accordance with Article 297(1) of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union;


Instructs its Secretary-General to sign the act, once it has been verified that all the procedures have been duly completed, and, in agreement with the Secretary-General of the Council, to arrange for its publication in the Official Journal of the European Union;


Instructs its President to forward its position to the Council, the Commission and the national parliaments.

(1)  Texts adopted of 16.12.2010, P7_TA(2010)0486.