3.12.2009   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

CE 294/98


Tuesday 8 July 2008
Protocol on Strategic Environmental Assessment to the 1991 UN/ECE Espoo Convention on Environmental Impact Assessment in a Transboundary Context *

P6_TA(2008)0320

European Parliament legislative resolution of 8 July 2008 on the proposal for a Council decision on the approval on behalf of the European Community of the Protocol on Strategic Environmental Assessment to the 1991 UN/ECE Espoo Convention on Environmental Impact Assessment in a Transboundary Context (COM(2008)0132 — C6-0161/2008 — 2008/0052(CNS))

2009/C 294 E/29

(Consultation Procedure)

The European Parliament,

having regard to the proposal for a Council decision (COM(2008)0132),

having regard to the Protocol on Strategic Environmental Assessment to the 1991 UN/ECE Espoo Convention on Environmental Impact Assessment in a Transboundary Context,

having regard to Article 175(1) and Article 300(2), first subparagraph, first sentence of the EC Treaty,

having regard to Article 300(3), first subparagraph, of the EC Treaty, pursuant to which the Council consulted Parliament (C6-0161/2008),

having regard to Rules 51 and 83(7) of its Rules of Procedure,

having regard to the report of the Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety (A6-0221/2008),

1.

Approves conclusion of the protocol;

2.

Instructs its President to forward its position to the Council and the Commission, and to the governments and parliaments of the Member States and the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe.