6.4.2011   

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Official Journal of the European Union

C 107/76


Opinion of the European Economic and Social Committee on the ‘Proposal for a Directive of the European Parliament and of the Council on the operating space, access to the driving position and the doors and windows of wheeled agricultural or forestry tractors’ (Codification)

COM(2010) 746 final — 2010/0358 (COD)

2011/C 107/19

On 17 January 2011, the Council and, on 16 December 2010, the European Parliament, decided to consult the European Economic and Social Committee, under Article 114 of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union (TFEU), on the

Proposal for a Directive of the European Parliament and of the Council on the operating space, access to the driving position and the doors and windows of wheeled agricultural or forestry tractors

COM(2010) 746 final — 2010/0358 (COD).

Since the Committee unreservedly endorses the content of the proposal and feels that it requires no comment on its part, it decided, at its 469th plenary session of 16 and 17 February 2011 (meeting of 16 February), by 108 votes in favour, with six abstentions, to issue an opinion endorsing the proposed text.

Brussels, 16 February 2011.

The President of the European Economic and Social Committee

Staffan NILSSON