8.7.2010   

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Official Journal of the European Union

CE 184/485


Friday 24 April 2009
Animal by-products ***I

P6_TA(2009)0323

European Parliament legislative resolution of 24 April 2009 on the proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council laying down health rules as regards animal by-products not intended for human consumption (Animal by-products Regulation) (COM(2008)0345 – C6-0220/2008 – 2008/0110(COD))

2010/C 184 E/83

(Codecision procedure: first reading)

The European Parliament,

having regard to the Commission proposal to the European Parliament and the Council (COM(2008)0345),

having regard to Article 251(2) and Article 152(4)(b) of the EC Treaty, pursuant to which the Commission submitted the proposal to Parliament (C6-0220/2008),

having regard to the undertaking given by the Council representative by letter of 1 April 2009 to adopt the proposal as amended, in accordance with the first indent in the second subparagraph of Article 251(2) of the EC Treaty,

having regard to the scope of powers conferred upon the Commission by the future Regulation [laying down health rules as regards animal by-products and derived products not intended for human consumption] (‘future Regulation’),

having regard to Rule 51 of its Rules of Procedure,

having regard to the report of the Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety and the opinion of the Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development (A6-0087/2009),

1.

Approves the Commission proposal as amended;

2.

Calls on the Commission to refer the matter to Parliament again if it intends to amend the proposal substantially or replace it with another text;

3.

Calls on the Commission to prepare its draft measure for the implementation of the future Regulation with the necessary technical expertise that had been demonstrably present during the discussions and before the date of application of the future Regulation, so that the Parliament's more specific suggestions for addressing certain technical issues can be taken into account in that draft measure;

4.

Calls on the Commission to present that draft measure to the Parliament for an exchange of views, before initiating the regulatory procedure with scrutiny, to facilitate the exercise of the Parliament's rights of participation;

5.

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


Friday 24 April 2009
P6_TC1-COD(2008)0110

Position of the European Parliament adopted at first reading on 24 April 2009 with a view to the adoption of Regulation (EC) No …/2009 of the European Parliament and of the Council laying down health rules as regards animal by-products and derived products not intended for human consumption and repealing Regulation (EC) No 1774/2002 (Animal by-products Regulation)

(As an agreement was reached between Parliament and Council, Parliament's position at first reading corresponds to the final legislative act, Regulation (EC) No 1069/2009.)