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Official Journal of the European Union, CE 38, 12 February 2004


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12 February 2004
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EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT
2002-2003 SESSION
Sittings of 13 to 16 January 2003
Monday 13 January 2003
(2004/C 38 E/001)MINUTES
PROCEEDINGS OF THE SITTING 1
1. Resumption of session 1
2. In Memoriam 1
3. Approval of Minutes of previous sitting 1
4. Documents received 1
5. Texts of agreements forwarded by the Council 5
6. Written declarations (Rule 51) 5
7. Petitions 5
8. Numerical membership of committees 6
9. Membership of committees and delegations 6
10. Order of business 6
11. Immigration and asylum policy (motions for resolutions tabled) 8
12. One-minute speeches on matters of political importance 8
13. Regional and local authorities in European integration (debate) 8
14. Basic rights in the EU (2001) (debate) 9
15. Integrated management of the external borders (debate) 9
16. Agenda for next sitting 10
17. Closure of sitting 10
ATTENDANCE REGISTER 11
Tuesday 14 January 2003
(2004/C 38 E/002)MINUTES
PROCEEDINGS OF THE SITTING 12
1. Opening of sitting 12
2. Request for the setting-up of a committee of inquiry 12
3. Debate on cases of breaches of human rights, democracy and the rule of law (motions for resolutions tabled) 12
4. Development of the Community's railways ***I - Safety on the Community's railways ***I - Interoperability of the trans-European rail system ***I - European Railway Agency ***I (debate) 13
5. Harmonisation of certain social legislation relating to road transport ***I (debate) 14
VOTING TIME
6. Annual and consolidated accounts of certain types of companies and insurance undertakings *** I (Rule 110a) (vote) 15
7. Unfair practices in the supply of airline services from third countries ***I (Rule 110a) (vote) 15
8. Humanitarian aid (2000) (Rule 110a) (vote) 15
9. Development of the Community's railways ***I (vote) 15
10. Safety on the Community's railways ***I (vote) 16
11. Interoperability of the trans-European rail system ***I (vote) 16
12. European Railway Agency ***I (vote) 16
13. Harmonisation of certain social legislation relating to road transport ***I (vote) 17
14. Regional and local authorities in European integration (vote) 17
15. Election of the Ombudsman (premier tour de scrutin) 17
END OF VOTING TIME
16. Approval of Minutes of previous sitting 20
17. Work programme of the Greek presidency (statement followed by debate) 20
18. Question Time (questions to the Commission) 20
19. Clearing and settlement in the European Union (debate) 22
20. Health care and care for the elderly (debate) 22
21. Agenda for next sitting 22
22. Closure of sitting 22
ATTENDANCE REGISTER 23
ANNEX I
RESULTS OF VOTES 24
1. Annual and consolidated accounts of certain types of companies and insurance undertakings ***I 24
2. Unfair practices in the supply of airline services from third countries ***I 24
3. Humanitarian aid (2000) 25
4. Development of the Community's railways ***I 25
5. Safety on the Community's railways ***I 26
6. Interoperability of the trans-European rail system ***I 28
7. European Railway Agency ***I 29
8. Harmonisation of certain social legislation relating to road transport ***I 30
9. Regional and local authorities in European integration 33
ANNEX II
RESULT OF ROLL-CALL VOTES 35
Carlotti report A5-0433/2002 - Resolution 35
Jarzembowski report A5-0417/2002 - Amendments 13 and 14 36
Jarzembowski report A5-0417/2002 - Amendment 4 37
Jarzembowski report A5-0417/2002 - Amendment 10 38
Jarzembowski report A5-0417/2002 - Amendment 12 40
Jarzembowski report A5-0417/2002 - Resolution 41
Sterckx report A5-0424/2002 - Amendment 2 42
Sterckx report A5-0424/2002 - Amendment 8 44
Sterckx report A5-0424/2002 - Amendment 30 45
Sterckx report A5-0424/2002 - Amendment 63 46
Sterckx report A5-0424/2002 - Amendment 72 48
Sterckx report A5-0424/2002 - Amendment 73 49
Markov report A5-0388/2002 - Amendment 96, 1st part 50
Markov report A5-0388/2002 - Amendment 96, 2nd part 52
Markov report A5-0388/2002 - Amendment 91 53
Markov report A5-0388/2002 - Amendment 99 54
Markov report A5-0388/2002 - Amendment 106 56
Markov report A5-0388/2002 - Amendment 90 57
Markov report A5-0388/2002 - Amendment 92 58
Markov report A5-0388/2002 - Amendment 107 60
Markov report A5-0388/2002 - Commission proposal 61
Napolitano report A5-0427/2002 - Resolution 63
TEXTS ADOPTED
P5_TA(2003)0001
Annual and consolidated accounts of certain types of companies and insurance undertakings ***I
European Parliament legislative resolution on the proposal for a European Parliament and Council directive amending Council Directives 78/660/EEC, 83/349/EEC and 91/674/EEC on the annual and consolidated accounts of certain types of companies and insurance undertakings (COM(2002) 259/2 - C5-0233/2002 - 2002/0112(COD)) 65
P5_TC1-COD(2002)0112
Position of the European Parliament adopted at first reading on 14 January 2003 with a view to the adoption of European Parliament and Council Directive 2003/.../EC amending Council Directives 78/660/EEC, 83/349/EEC, 86/635/EEC and 91/674/EEC on the annual and consolidated accounts of certain types of companies, banks and other financial institutions and insurance undertakings 65
P5_TA(2003)0002
Unfair practices in the supply of airline services from third countries ***I
European Parliament legislative resolution on the proposal for a European Parliament and Council regulation concerning protection against subsidisation and unfair pricing practices in the supply of airline services from countries not members of the European Community (COM(2002) 110 - C5-0133/2002 - 2002/0067(COD)) 75
P5_TC1-COD(2002)0067
Position of the European Parliament adopted at first reading on 14 January 2003 with a view to the adoption of European Parliament and Council Regulation (EC) No .../2003 concerning protection against subsidisation and unfair pricing practices causing injury to Community air carriers in the supply of airline services from countries not members of the European Community 76
P5_TA(2003)0003
Humanitarian aid (2000)
European Parliament resolution on the Commission's Annual Report on humanitarian aid 2000 (COM(2001) 307 - C5-0397/2001 - 2001/2155(COS)) 85
P5_TA(2003)0004
Development of the Community's railways ***I
European Parliament legislative resolution on the proposal for a European Parliament and Council directive amending Council directive 91/440/EEC on the development of the Community's railways (COM(2002) 25 - C5-0038/2002 - 2002/0025(COD)) 89
P5_TC1-COD(2002)0025
Position of the European Parliament adopted at first reading on 14 January 2003 with a view to the adoption of European Parliament and Council 2003/.../EC amending Council Directive 91/440/EEC on the development of the Community's railways and Directive 2001/14/EC on the allocation of railway and infrastructure capacity and the levying of charges for the use of railway infrastructure and safety certification 90
P5_TA(2003)0005
Safety on the Community's railways ***I
European Parliament legislative resolution on the proposal for a European Parliament and Council directive on safety on the Community's railways and amending Council Directive 95/18/EC on the licensing of railway undertakings and Directive 2001/14/EC on the allocation of railway infrastructure capacity and the levying of charges for the use of railway infrastructure and safety certification (COM(2002) 21 - C5-0039/2002 - 2002/0022(COD)) 92
P5_TC1-COD(2002)0022
Position of the European Parliament adopted at first reading on 14 January 2003 with a view to the adoption of European Parliament and Council Directive 2003/..../EC on safety on the Community's railways and amending Council Directive 95/18/EC on the licensing of railway undertakings and Directive 2001/14/EC on the allocation of railway infrastructure capacity and the levying of charges for the use of railway infrastructure and safety certification 93
ANNEX I
Common Safety Indicators 114
ANNEX II
Notification of national safety rules 115
ANNEX III
Safety Management Systems 116
ANNEX IV
Declarations for network-specific part of safety certificate 117
ANNEX V
Principal content of accident and incident investigation report 117
P5_TA(2003)0006
Interoperability of the trans-European rail system ***I
European Parliament legislative resolution on the proposal for a directive of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Council Directive 96/48/EC and Directive 2001/16/EC on the interoperability of the trans-European rail system (COM(2002) 22 - C5-0045/2002 - 2002/0023(COD)) 119
P5_TC1-COD(2002)0023
Position of the European Parliament adopted at first reading on 14 January 2003 with a view to the adoption of European Parliament and Council Directive 2003/.../EC amending Council Directive 96/48/EC and Directive 2001/16/EC on the interoperability of the trans-European rail system 120
ANNEX I
THE TRANS-EUROPEAN HIGH-SPEED RAIL SYSTEM 133
ANNEX II
SUBSYSTEMS 134
P5_TA(2003)0007
European Railway Agency ***I
European Parliament legislative resolution on the proposal for a European Parliament and Council regulation establishing a European Railway Agency (COM(2002) 23 - C5-0046/2002 - 2002/0024(COD)) 135
P5_TC1-COD(2002)0024
Position of the European Parliament adopted at first reading on 14 January 2003 with a view to the adoption of European Parliament and Council Regulation (EC) No .../2003 establishing a European Railway Agency 136
P5_TA(2003)0008
Harmonisation of certain social legislation relating to road transport ***I
European Parliament legislative resolution on the proposal for a European Parliament and Council regulation on the harmonisation of certain social legislation relating to road transport (COM(2001) 573 - C5-0485/2001 - 2001/0241(COD)) 152
P5_TC1-COD(2001)0241
Position of the European Parliament adopted at first reading on 14 January 2003 with a view to the adoption of European Parliament and Council Regulation (EC) No .../2003 on the harmonisation of certain social legislation relating to road transport 152
P5_TA(2003)0009
Role of the regional and local authorities in building Europe
European Parliament resolution on the role of regional and local authorities in European integration (2002/2141(INI)) 167
Wednesday 15 January 2003
(2004/C 38 E/003)MINUTES
PROCEEDINGS OF THE SITTING 172
1. Opening of sitting 172
2. Texts of agreements forwarded by the Council 172
3. Afghanistan, one year after the Bonn Agreement (statements followed by debate) 172
4. Cosmetics ***III (debate) 173
VOTING TIME
5. Immigration and asylum policy (vote) 174
6. Cosmetics ***III (vote) 174
7. Basic rights in the EU (2001) (vote) 174
8. Integrated management of the external borders (vote) 175
9. Clearing and settlement in the European Union (vote) 175
10. Official welcome 175
11. Health care and care for the elderly (vote) 175
12. Afghanistan, one year after the Bonn Agreement (vote) 175
13. Election of the Ombudsman (second ballot) 176
END OF VOTING TIME
14. Approval of Minutes of previous sitting 178
15. EC-Lebanon Mediterranean Association Agreement *** - EC-Lebanon Agreement (debate) 178
16. The Northern dimension (statement followed by debate) 179
17. Question Time (questions to the Council) 180
18. Agenda for next sitting 181
19. Closure of sitting 181
ATTENDANCE REGISTER 182
ANNEX I
RESULTS OF VOTES 183
1. Immigration and asylum policy 183
2. Cosmetic products ***III 184
3. Basic rights in the EU (2001) 184
4. Integrated management of the external borders 189
5. Clearing and settlement in the European Union 189
6. Health care and care for the elderly 190
7. Afghanistan, one year after the Bonn Agreement 191
ANNEX II
RESULT OF ROLL-CALL VOTES 192
B5-0029/2003 - RC - Immigration and asylum policy - Amendment 4 192
B5-0029/2003 - RC - Immigration and asylum policy - Resolution 193
Swiebel report A5-0451/2002 - Amendment 49 194
Swiebel report A5-0451/2002 - Paragraph 22 195
Swiebel report A5-0451/2002 - Amendment 33 196
Swiebel report A5-0451/2002 - Amendment 25 198
Swiebel report A5-0451/2002 - Amendment 24 199
Swiebel report A5-0451/2002 - Paragraph 41 201
Swiebel report A5-0451/2002 - Amendment 16 202
Swiebel report A5-0451/2002 - Amendment 48 204
Swiebel report A5-0451/2002 - Paragraph 43 205
Swiebel report A5-0451/2002 - Paragraph 45 206
Swiebel report A5-0451/2002 - Paragraph 51 208
Swiebel report A5-0451/2002 - Paragraph 63 209
Swiebel report A5-0451/2002 - Amendment 37 210
Swiebel report A5-0451/2002 - Amendment 38 212
Swiebel report A5-0451/2002 - Amendment 39 213
Swiebel report A5-0451/2002 - Amendment 1 215
Swiebel report A5-0451/2002 - Paragraph 82 216
Swiebel report A5-0451/2002 - Amendment 40 217
Swiebel report A5-0451/2002 - Amendment 2 219
Swiebel report A5-0451/2002 - Paragraph 107 220
Swiebel report A5-0451/2002 - Amendment 29 222
Swiebel report A5-0451/2002 - Amendment 47 223
Swiebel report A5-0451/2002 - Amendment 21 224
Swiebel report A5-0451/2002 - Amendment 43 226
Swiebel report A5-0451/2002 - Paragraph 128 227
Swiebel report A5-0451/2002 - Resolution 228
Pirker report A5-0449/2002 - Resolution 230
Mantovani report A5-0452/2002 - Paragraph 10, point (c) 231
Mantovani report A5-0452/2002 - Amendment 5 233
B5-0022/2003 - RC - Afghanistan, one year after the Bonn Agreement - Amendment 4 234
B5-0022/2003 - RC - Afghanistan, one year after the Bonn Agreement - Amendment 5 235
B5-0022/2003 - RC - Afghanistan, one year after the Bonn Agreement - Amendment 6 237
B5-0022/2003 - RC - Afghanistan, one year after the Bonn Agreement - Amendment 2 238
B5-0022/2003 - RC - Afghanistan, one year after the Bonn Agreement - Recital I 239
B5-0022/2003 - RC - Afghanistan, one year after the Bonn Agreement - Resolution 240
TEXTS ADOPTED
P5_TA(2003)0010
Immigration and asylum policy
European Parliament resolution on immigration and asylum policy 242
P5_TA(2003)0011
Cosmetics ***III
European Parliament legislative resolution on the joint text approved by the Conciliation Committee for a European Parliament and Council directive amending Council Directive 76/768/EEC on the approximation of the laws of the Member States relating to cosmetic products (PE-CONS 3668/2002 - C5-0557/2002 - 2000/0077(COD)) 246
P5_TA(2003)0012
Basic rights in the EU (2001)
European Parliament resolution on the situation concerning basic rights in the European Union (2001) (2001/2014(INI)) 247
P5_TA(2003)0013
Integrated management of the external borders
European Parliament resolution on the communication from the Commission to the Council and the European Parliament entitled Towards integrated management of the external borders of the Member States of the European Union (COM(2002) 233 - C5-0505/2002 - 2002/2212(INI)) 263
P5_TA(2003)0014
Clearing and settlement in the European Union
European Parliament resolution on the communication from the Commission to the Council and the European Parliament entitled Clearing and settlement in the European Union: main policy issues and future challenges (COM(2002) 257 - C5-0325/2002 - 2002/2169(COS)) 265
P5_TA(2003)0015
Health care and care for the elderly
European Parliament resolution on the Commission communication to the Council, the European Parliament, the Economic and Social Committee and the Committee of Regions on the future of health care and care for the elderly: guaranteeing accessibility, quality and financial viability (COM(2001) 723 - C5-0163/2002 - 2002/2071(COS)) 269
P5_TA(2003)0016
Afghanistan, one year after the Bonn Agreement
European Parliament resolution on Afghanistan, one year after the Bonn Agreement 277
P5_TA(2003)0017
Appointment of the European Ombudsman
European Parliament Decision appointing the European Ombudsman 280
Thursday 16 January 2003
(2004/C 38 E/004)MINUTES
PROCEEDINGS OF THE SITTING 281
1. Opening of sitting 281
2. Documents received 281
3. EBRD activities (debate) 281
4. European aquaculture (debate) 282
VOTING TIME
5. EC-Lebanon Mediterranean Association Agreement *** (Rule 110a) (vote) 282
6. EC-Lebanon Agreement (vote) 283
7. The Northern Dimension (vote) 283
8. EBRD activities (vote) 283
9. European aquaculture (vote) 283
END OF VOTING TIME
10. Deadlines for the next sittings 284
11. Approval of Minutes of previous sitting 284
12. Fishing in international waters (debate) 285
13. Effect of the low-frequency active sonar on marine life (statement followed by debate) 285
14. Humanitarian crisis in North Korea (debate) 285
15. Equatorial Guinea (debate) 285
16. Chechnya (debate) 286
17. Communication of common positions of the Council 286
VOTING TIME
18. Humanitarian crisis in North Korea (vote) 286
19. Equatorial Guinea (vote) 287
20. Chechnya (vote) 287
21. Fishing in international waters (vote) 287
END OF VOTING TIME
22. Referrals to committees - Authorisation to draw up reports 288
23. Written declarations (Rule 51) 290
24. Election by Parliament of the President of the Commission (Rule 51) 291
25. Membership of committees and delegations 291
26. Forwarding of texts adopted during the sitting 291
27. Dates for next sittings 291
28. Adjournment of session 291
ATTENDANCE REGISTER 292
ANNEX I
RESULTS OF VOTES 293
1. EC-Lebanon Mediterranean Association Agreement *** 293
2. EC-Lebanon Agreement 293
3. The Northern Dimension 294
4. EBRD activities 295
5. European aquaculture 296
6. Humanitarian crisis in North Korea 296
7. Equatorial Guinea 296
8. Chechnya 297
9. Fishing in international waters 297
ANNEX II
RESULT OF ROLL-CALL VOTES 299
Markov report A5-0421/2002 - Amendment 11 299
Markov report A5-0421/2002 - Amendment 12 300
Martin report A5-0448/2002 - Paragraph 10, 1st part 301
Martin report A5-0448/2002 - Paragraph 10, 2nd part 302
Martin report A5-0448/2002 - Resolution 303
B5-0038/2003 - RC - Equatorial Guinea - Resolution 305
B5-0037/2003 - RC Resolution - Chechnya - Amendment 1 305
B5-0037/2003 - RC - Chechnya - Amendment 2 306
TEXTS ADOPTED
P5_TA(2003)0018
EC-Lebanon Mediterranean Association Agreement ***
European Parliament legislative resolution on the proposal for a Council decision on the conclusion of a Euro-Mediterranean Association Agreement between the European Community and its Member States of the one part, and the Republic of Lebanon, of the other part (10820/2002 - COM(2002) 170 - C5-0395/2002 - 2002/0083(AVC)) 307
P5_TA(2003)0019
EC-Lebanon Agreement
European Parliament resolution on the conclusion of an Association Agreement with the Republic of Lebanon 307
P5_TA(2003)0020
The Northern Dimension
European Parliament resolution on the Northern Dimension - New Action Plan 2004-2006 310
P5_TA(2003)0021
EBRD activities
European Parliament resolution on the activities of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) (2002/2095(INI)) 313
P5_TA(2003)0022
European aquaculture
European Parliament resolution on aquaculture in the European Union: present and future (2002/2058(INI)) 318
P5_TA(2003)0023
Humanitarian crisis in North Korea
European Parliament resolution on the humanitarian crisis in North Korea 323
P5_TA(2003)0024
Equatorial Guinea
European Parliament resolution on Equatorial Guinea 325
P5_TA(2003)0025
Chechnya
European Parliament resolution on non-prolongation of the OSCE mandate in Chechnya 326
P5_TA(2003)0026
Fishing in international waters
European Parliament resolution on fisheries in international waters in the context of external action under the common fisheries policy (2002/2024(INI)) 328
P5_TA(2003)0027
Election of the President of the Commission
European Parliament declaration on the election of the President of the Commission by the European Parliament 332
ANNEX 332
Key to symbols used
*Consultation procedure
** ICooperation procedure: first reading
** IICooperation procedure: second reading
***Assent procedure
*** ICodecision procedure: first reading
*** IICodecision procedure: second reading
*** IIICodecision procedure: third reading
(The type of procedure is determined by the legal basis proposed by the Commission)
Information relating to voting time
Unless stated otherwise, the rapporteurs informed the Chair in writing, before the vote, of their position on the amendments.
Abbreviations used for Parliamentary Committees
AFETCommittee on Foreign Affairs, Human Rights, Common Security and Defence Policy
BUDGCommittee on Budgets
CONTCommittee on Budgetary Control
LIBECommittee on Citizens' Freedoms and Rights, Justice and Home Affairs
ECONCommittee on Economic and Monetary Affairs
JURICommittee on Legal Affairs and the Internal Market
ITRECommittee on Industry, External Trade, Research and Energy
EMPLCommittee on Employment and Social Affairs
ENVICommittee on the Environment, Public Health and Consumer Policy
AGRICommittee on Agriculture and Rural Development
PECHCommittee on Fisheries
RETTCommittee on Regional Policy, Transport and Tourism
CULTCommittee on Culture, Youth, Education, the Media and Sport
DEVECommittee on Development and Cooperation
AFCOCommittee on Constitutional Affairs
FEMMCommittee on Women's Rights and Equal Opportunities
PETICommittee on Petitions
Abbreviations used for Political Groups
PPE-DEGroup of the European People's Party (Christian Democrats) and European Democrats
PSEGroup of the Party of European Socialists
ELDRGroup of the European Liberal, Democrat and Reform Party
Verts/ALEGroup of the Greens/European Free Alliance
GUE/NGLConfederal Group of the European United Left/Nordic Green Left
UENUnion for a Europe of Nations Group
EDDGroup for a Europe of Democracies and Diversities
NINon-attached Members
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