Official Journal of the European Union

C 197/71

Opinion of the European Economic and Social Committee on the ‘Proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Regulation (EU) No 726/2004 as regards the location of the seat of the European Medicines Agency’

(COM(2017) 735 final — 2017/0328 (COD))

(2018/C 197/11)


European Parliament, 11.12.2017

Council, 14.12.2017

Legal basis

Articles 114, 168(4)(c) and 304 of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union

Section responsible

Single Market, Production and Consumption

Adopted in plenary


Plenary session No


Outcome of vote



Since the Committee endorses the contents of the proposal and feels that it requires no comment on its part, it decided, at its 531st plenary session, held on 17 and 18 January 2018 (meeting of 17 January), unanimously to issue an opinion endorsing the proposed text.

Brussels, 17 January 2018.

The President of the European Economic and Social Committee

Georges DASSIS