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Official Journal of the European Union, CE 97, 22 April 2004


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EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT

 

2003-2004 SESSION

 

Monday 9 February 2004

2004/C 097E/1

MINUTES

1

PROCEEDINGS OF THE SITTING

Resumption of session

Approval of Minutes of previous sitting

Membership of Parliament

Documents received

Texts of agreements forwarded by the Council

Written declarations (Rule 51)

Petitions

Referral back to committee

Order of business

One-minute speeches on matters of political importance

Credit rating agencies (debate)

Organisation of working time (debate)

ACP-EU Joint Parliamentary Assembly in 2003 (debate)

Private and state undertakings in developing countries (debate)

Agenda for next sitting

Closure of sitting

ATTENDANCE REGISTER

22

 

Tuesday 10 February 2004

2004/C 097E/2

MINUTES

23

PROCEEDINGS OF THE SITTING

Opening of sitting

Documents received

Debate on cases of breaches of human rights, democracy and the rule of law (announcement of motions for resolutions tabled)

Asian bird flu (statement followed by debate)

European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control ***I (debate)

Agricultural incomes in the EU (debate)

Voting time

EU-Croatia agreement on transitional HGV points system * (Simplified procedure) (Rule 110a) (vote)

EU-Slovenia agreement on transitional HGV points system * (Simplified procedure) (Rule 110a) (vote)

EU-Swiss Confederation administrative arrangement on transitional HGV points system * (Simplified procedure) (Rule 110a) (vote)

EU-Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia agreement on transitional HGV points system * (Simplified procedure) (Rule 110a) (vote)

Vehicles hired without drivers ***I (Rule 110a) (vote)

Convention on International Civil Aviation ***I (Rule 110a) (vote)

Participation by new Member States in the EEA *** (Rule 110a) (vote)

Committee on monetary, financial and balance of payments statistics * (Rule 110a) (vote)

COM in pigmeat * (Rule 110a) (vote)

Quarterly financial accounts for general government ***II (Rule 110a) (vote)

Social Protection Committee * (Rule 110a) (vote)

Pollution of the Mediterranean * (Rule 110a) (vote)

North-east Atlantic fisheries * (Rule 110a) (vote)

Incidental catches of cetaceans * (Rule 110a) (vote)

Protection of deep-water coral reefs off Scotland * (Rule 110a) (vote)

Transfer of direct actions from the Court of Justice to the Court of First Instance * (Rule 110a) (vote)

Statute of the Court of Justice * (Rule 110a) (vote)

Convention on International Interests in Mobile Equipment * (Rule 110a) (vote)

COM in flax and hemp grown for fibre * (Rule 110a) (vote)

Defence of Mr Pannella's parliamentary immunity (Rule 110a) (vote)

Remote island communities and fisheries (Rule 110a) (vote)

ACP-EU Joint Parliamentary Assembly in 2003 (Rule 110a) (vote)

European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control ***I (vote)

Preparations for the 60th session of the UN Commission on Human Rights (vote)

Formal sitting

Voting time (continuation)

Credit rating agencies (vote)

Private and state undertakings in developing countries (vote)

Integrated pollution prevention and control (vote)

Scientific and technical advice for Community fisheries (vote)

Explanations of vote

Corrections to votes

Approval of Minutes of previous sittin

Agricultural incomes in the EU (continuation of debate)

Agricultural research (debate)

Recovery of the Northern hake stock * (debate)

Broad political framework for the next financial perspective: Making Europe prosper — policy agenda and budgetary means for an enlarged Union 2007-2013 (statement followed by debate)

Question Time (Commission)

Problems with salmon (statement followed by debate)

Crisis in the steel sector (statement followed by debate)

Demographic trends in the European Union (Oral question with debate)

Agenda for next sitting

Closure of sitting

ATTENDANCE REGISTER

43

ANNEX 1

45

ANNEX II

56

TEXTS ADOPTED

65

P5_TA(2004)0056
EU-Croatia agreement on transitional HGV points system *
Proposal for a Council decision on the conclusion of an Agreement in the form of an exchange of letters between the European Community and the Republic of Croatia concerning the transitional points system applicable to heavy goods vehicles travelling through Austria (COM(2003) 833 — C5-0033/2004 — 2003/0319(CNS))

65

P5_TA(2004)0057
EU-Slovenia agreement on transitional HGV points system *
Proposal for a Council decision on the conclusion of an Agreement in the form of an exchange of letters between the European Community and the Republic of Slovenia concerning the transitional points system applicable to heavy goods vehicles travelling through Austria from 1 January 2004 to 30 April 2004 (COM(2003) 835 — C5-0034/2004 — 2003/0320(CNS))

65

P5_TA(2004)0058
EU-Swiss Confederation administrative arrangement on transitional HGV points system *
Proposal for a Council decision on the conclusion of an administrative arrangement in the form of an exchange of letters between the European Community and the Swiss Confederation concerning the transitional points system applicable to heavy goods vehicles travelling through Austria (COM(2003) 836 — C5-0035/2004 — 2003/0322(CNS))

65

P5_TA(2004)0059
EU-Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia agreement on transitional HGV points system *
Proposal for a Council decision on the conclusion of an Agreement in the form of an exchange of letters between the European Community and the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia concerning the transitional points system applicable to heavy goods vehicles travelling through Austria (COM(2003) 837 — C5-0036/2004 — 2003/0323(CNS))

66

P5_TA(2004)0060
Vehicles hired without drivers ***I
European Parliament legislative resolution on the proposal for a European Parliament and Council directive on the use of vehicles hired without drivers for the carriage of goods by road (codified version) (COM(2003) 559 — C5-0448/2003 — 2003/0221(COD))

66

P5_TA(2004)0061
Convention on International Civil Aviation ***I
European Parliament legislative resolution on the proposal for a European Parliament and Council directive on the regulation of the operation of aeroplanes covered by Part II, Chapter 3, Volume 1 of Annex 16 to the Convention on International Civil Aviation, second edition (1988) (codified version) (COM(2003) 524 — C5-0425/2003 — 2003/0207(COD))

67

P5_TA(2004)0062
Participation by new Member States in the EEA ***
European Parliament legislative resolution on the proposal for a Council decision on the conclusion of an Agreement on the participation of the Czech Republic, the Republic of Estonia, the Republic of Cyprus, the Republic of Latvia, the Republic of Lithuania, the Republic of Hungary, the Republic of Malta, the Republic of Poland, the Republic of Slovenia and the Slovak Republic in the European Economic Area and four related agreements (11902/2003 — COM(2003) 439 — C5-0626/2003 — 2003/0160(AVC))

67

P5_TA(2004)0063
Committee on monetary, financial and balance of payments statistics *
European Parliament legislative resolution on the proposal for a Council decision establishing a Committee on monetary, financial and balance of payments statistics (codified version) (COM(2003) 298 — C5-0259/2003 — 2003/0103(CNS))

68

P5_TA(2004)0064
COM in pigmeat *
European Parliament legislative resolution on the proposal for a Council regulation on the common organisation of the market in pig meat (codified version) (COM(2003) 297 — C5-0308/2003 — 2003/0104(CNS))

69

P5_TA(2004)0065
Quarterly financial accounts for general government ***II
European Parliament legislative resolution on the Council common position for adopting a European Parliament and Council regulation on quarterly financial accounts for general government (15172/1/2003 — C5-0020/2004 — 2003/0095(COD))

69

P5_TA(2004)0066
Social Protection Committee *
European Parliament legislative resolution on the proposal for a Council decision establishing a Social Protection Committee (COM(2003) 305 — C5-0317/2003 — 2003/0133(CNS))

70

P5_TA(2004)0067
Pollution of the Mediterranean *
European Parliament legislative resolution on the proposal for a Council decision on the conclusion of the Protocol to the Barcelona Convention for the Protection of the Mediterranean Sea against Pollution, concerning cooperation to prevent pollution by ships and, in cases of emergency, to combat pollution of the Mediterranean (COM(2003) 588 — C5-0497/2003 — 2003/0228(CNS))

72

P5_TA(2004)0068
North-east Atlantic fisheries *
European Parliament legislative resolution on the proposal for a Council regulation amending Regulation (EC) No 2791/1999 laying down certain control measures applicable in the area covered by the Convention on future multilateral cooperation in the north-east Atlantic fisheries (COM(2003) 349 — C5-0284/2003 — 2003/0125(CNS))

73

P5_TA(2004)0069
Incidental catches of cetaceans *
European Parliament legislative resolution on the proposal for a Council regulation laying down measures concerning incidental catches of cetaceans in fisheries and amending Regulation (EC) No 88/98 (COM(2003) 451 — C5-0358/2003 — 2003/0163(CNS))

74

P5_TA(2004)0070
Protection of deep-water coral reefs off Scotland *
European Parliament legislative resolution on the proposal for a Council regulation amending Regulation (EC) No 850/98 as regards the protection of deep-water coral reefs from the effects of trawling in an area north west of Scotland (COM(2003) 519 — C5-0446/2003 — 2003/0201(CNS))

79

P5_TA(2004)0071
Transfer of direct actions from the Court of Justice to the Court of First Instance *
European Parliament legislative resolution on the draft Council decision amending the Protocol on the Statute of the Court of Justice of the European Communities (6283/2003 — C5-0057/2003 — 2003/0805(CNS))

81

P5_TA(2004)0072
Statute of the Court of Justice *
European Parliament legislative resolution on the draft Council decision amending the Protocol on the Statute of the Court of Justice (12464/2003 — C5-0450/2003 — 2003/0820(CNS))

82

P5_TA(2004)0073
Convention on International Interests in Mobile Equipment *
European Parliament legislative resolution on the proposal for a Council decision on the conclusion by the European Community of the Convention on International Interests in Mobile Equipment and its Protocol on matters specific to aircraft equipment, adopted jointly in Cape Town on 16 November 2001 (SEC(2002) 1308/2 — C5-0086/2003 — 2002/0312(CNS))

83

P5_TA(2004)0074
COM in flax and hemp grown for fibre *
European Parliament legislative resolution on the proposal for a Council regulation amending Regulation (EC) No 1673/2000 on the common organisation of the markets in flax and hemp grown for fibre (COM(2003) 701 — C5-0596/2003 — 2003/0275(CNS))

84

P5_TA(2004)0075
Defence of Mr Pannella's parliamentary immunity
European Parliament decision on the request submitted by Marco Pannella for defence of parliamentary immunity in relation to legal proceedings pending before the Rome criminal court (2003/2183(IMM))

85

P5_TA(2004)0076
Remote island communities and fisheries
European Parliament resolution on the outermost regions and the fishing industry (2003/2112(INI))

86

P5_TA(2004)0077
ACP-EU Joint Parliamentary Assembly in 2003
European Parliament resolution on the work of the ACP-EU Joint Parliamentary Assembly in 2003 (2003/2007(INI))

88

P5_TA(2004)0078
European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control ***I
European Parliament legislative resolution on the proposal for a European Parliament and Council regulation establishing a European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (COM(2003) 441 — C5-0400/2003 — 2003/0174(COD))

93

P5_TC1-COD(2003)0174
Position of the European Parliament adopted at first reading on 10 February 2004 with a view to the adoption of European Parliament and Council Regulation (EC) No .../2004 establishing a European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control

94

P5_TA(2004)0079
Preparations for the 60th session of the UN Commission on Human Rights
European Parliament resolution on the EU's rights, priorities and recommendations for the 60th Session of the UN Commission on Human Rights in Geneva (15 March to 23 April 2004)

112

P5_TA(2004)0080
Rating agencies
European Parliament resolution on Role and methods of rating agencies (2003/2081(INI))

117

P5_TA(2004)0081
Private and state undertakings in developing countries
European Parliament resolution on the Communication from the Commission to the Council and the European Parliament on the reform of state-owned enterprises in developing countries with focus on public utilities: the need to assess all the options (COM(2003) 326 — 2003/2158(INI)) and the Communication from the Commission to the Council and the European Parliament on European Community cooperation with third countries: The Commission's approach to future support for the development of the business sector (COM(2003) 267 — 2003/2158(INI)

121

P5_TA(2004)0082
Sustainable production and Council Directive 96/61/EC
European Parliament resolution on progress in implementing Council Directive 96/61/EC concerning integrated pollution prevention and control (COM(2003) 354 — C5-0410/2003) — 2003/2125(INI))

126

P5_TA(2004)0083
Scientific and technical advice for Community fisheries
European Parliament resolution on the Commission communication on improving scientific and technical advice for Community fisheries management (COM(2003) 625 — C5-0241/2003 — 2003/2099(INI))

130

 

Wednesday 11 February 2004

2004/C 097E/3

MINUTES

134

PROCEEDINGS OF THE SITTING

Opening of sitting

Annual debate — Progress in implementing the area of freedom, security and justice (AFSJ) in 2003 (debate)

Nuclear disarmament (Oral questions with debate)

Official welcome

Voting time

Agricultural incomes in the EU (Rule 110a) (vote)

Agricultural research (Rule 110a) (vote)

Recognition of professional qualifications ***I (vote)

Approval of motor vehicles and their trailers ***I (vote)

Recovery of the Northern hake stock * (vote)

Organisation of working time (vote)

Explanations of vote

Corrections to votes

Approval of Minutes of previous sitting

Position of the European Union on the hearing in the International Court of Justice on the Israeli wall (statement followed by debate)

Corporate governance and supervision of financial services (the Parmalat case) (statement followed by debate)

Question Time (Council)

Membership of Parliament

Approximating civil procedural law in the Union (debate)

European Maritime Safety Agency ***I (debate)

Intermodal Loading Units ***I (debate)

International Fund for Compensation for Oil Pollution Damage *** (debate)

Agenda for next sitting

Closure of sitting

ATTENDANCE REGISTER

147

ANNEX 1

149

ANNEX II

164

TEXTS ADOPTED

224

P5_TA(2004)0084
Agricultural incomes in the EU
European Parliament resolution on trends in agricultural incomes in the European Union (2002/2258(INI))

224

P5_TA(2004)0085
Agricultural research
European Parliament resolution on agriculture and agricultural research in the framework of CAP reform (2003/2052(INI))

228

P5_TA(2004)0086
Recognition of professional qualifications ***I
European Parliament legislative resolution on the proposal for a European Parliament and Council directive on the recognition of professional qualifications (COM(2002) 119 — C5-0113/2002 — 2002/0061(COD))

230

P5_TC1-COD(2002)0061
Position of the European Parliament adopted at first reading on 11 February 2004 with a view to the adoption of European Parliament and Council Directive 2004/.../EC on the recognition of professional qualifications

231

ANNEX I
List of professional associations or organisationsfulfilling the conditions of Article 4(2)

279

ANNEX II
List of courses having a special structure referred to in point (a) of the second subparagraph of Article 14(4)

280

ANNEX III
List of regulated training referred to in point (b) of the second subparagraph of Article 14(4)

290

ANNEX IV
Activities related to the categories of professional experience referred to in Articles 21 and 22

293

ANNEX V
Recognition on the basis of coordination of the minimum training conditions

304

ANNEX VI
Evidence of formal qualifications of architects benefiting from the established rights acquired pursuant to the first paragraph of Article 58(1)

364

ANNEX VII
Documents and certificates which may be required in accordance with Article 60(1)

368

P5_TA(2004)0087
Approval of motor vehicles and their trailers ***I
European Parliament legislative resolution on the proposal for a European Parliament and Council directive on the approval of motor vehicles and their trailers, and of systems, components and separate technical units intended for such vehicles (COM(2003) 418 — C5-0320/2003 — 2003/0153(COD))

370

P5_TC1-COD(2003)0153
Position of the European Parliament adopted at first reading on 11 February 2004 with a view to the adoption of European Parliament and Council Directive 2004/.../EC on the approval of motor vehicles and their trailers, and of systems, components and separate technical units intended for such vehicles (recast version)

370

ANNEX
LIST OF ANNEXES

401

P5_TA(2004)0088
Recovery of the Northern hake stock *
European Parliament legislative resolution on the proposal for a Council regulation establishing measures for the recovery of the Northern hake stock (COM(2003) 374 — C5-0314/2003 — 2003/0137(CNS))

559

P5_TA(2004)0089
Organisation of working time
European Parliament resolution on the organisation of working time (Amendment of Directive 93/104/EC) (2003/2165(INI))

566

 

Thursday 12 February 2004

2004/C 097E/4

MINUTES

572

PROCEEDINGS OF THE SITTING

Opening of sitting

Documents received

Nuclear disarmament (tabling of motions for resolution)

Afghanistan (debate)

Reinvigorating EU actions on human rights and democratisation with Mediterranean partners (statement followed by debate)

Deadline for tabling of amendments

Voting time

MEDIA-Training 2001 — 2005 ***I (Rule 110a) (vote)

MEDIA Plus — Development, Distribution and Promotion ***I (Rule 110a) (vote)

European Maritime Safety Agency ***I (vote)

Intermodal Loading Units ***I (vote)

International Fund for Compensation for Oil Pollution Damage *** (vote)

Crisis in the steel sector (vote)

Corporate governance and supervision of financial services (the Parmalat case) (vote)

Approximating civil procedural law in the Union (vote)

Afghanistan (vote)

Reinvigorating EU actions on human rights and democratisation with Mediterranean partners (vote)

Explanations of vote

Corrections to votes

Membership of political groups

Approval of Minutes of previous sitting

Commission strategy on services of general interest (SGI) (Oral question with debate)

Implementation of Directive 73/239/EEC by the United Kingdom between 1978 and 2001 (Lloyd's) (Oral question with debate)

DEBATE ON CASES OF BREACHES OF HUMAN RIGHTS, DEMOCRACY AND THE RULE OF LAW

Elections in Iran (debate)

Political assassinations in Cambodia (debate)

Greek seamen held in Karachi (debate)

END OF DEBATE ON BREACHES OF HUMAN RIGHTS, DEMOCRACY AND THE RULE OF LAW

Communication of common positions of the Council

Voting time

Iran (vote)

Cambodia (vote)

Greek and Filipino seamen held in Karachi (vote)

Membership of committees

Referral to committees — Authorisation to draw up own-initiative reports

Written declarations included in the register (Rule 51)

Forwarding of texts adopted during the sitting

Dates for next sittings

Adjournment of session

ATTENDANCE REGISTER

588

ANNEX 1

589

ANNEX II

599

TEXTS ADOPTED

601

P5_TA(2004)0090
MEDIA training ***I
European Parliament legislative resolution on the proposal for a European Parliament and Council decision modifying Decision No 163/2001/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 19 January 2001 on the implementation of a training programme for professionals in the European audiovisual programme industry (MEDIA-Training) (2001-2005) (COM(2003) 188 — C5-0176/2003 — 2003/0064(COD))

601

P5_TC1-COD(2003)0064
Position of the European Parliament adopted at first reading on 12 February 2004 with a view to the adoption of European Parliament and Council Decision No .../2004/EC modifying Decision No 163/2001/EC on the implementation of a training programme for professionals in the European audiovisual programme industry (MEDIA-Training) (2001-2005)

601

P5_TA(2004)0091
MEDIA plus — Development, Distribution and Promotion ***I
European Parliament legislative resolution on the proposal for a European Parliament and Council decision modifying Council Decision 2000/821/EC of 20 December 2000 on the implementation of a programme to encourage the development, distribution and promotion of European audiovisual works (MEDIA Plus — Development, Distribution and Promotion) (COM(2003) 191 — C5-0177/2003 — 2003/0067(COD))

603

P5_TC1-COD(2003)0067
Position of the European Parliament adopted at first reading on 12 February 2004 with a view to the adoption of European Parliament and Council Decision No .../2004/EC modifying Council Decision 2000/821/EC on the implementation of a programme to encourage the development, distribution and promotion of European audiovisual works (MEDIA Plus — Development, Distribution and Promotion) (2001-2005)

603

P5_TA(2004)0092
European Maritime Safety Agency ***I
European Parliament legislative resolution on the proposal for a European Parliament and Council regulation amending Regulation (EC) No 1406/2002 establishing a European Maritime Safety Agency (COM(2003) 440 — C5-0393/2003 — 2003/0159(COD))

605

P5_TC1-COD(2003)0159
Position of the European Parliament adopted at first reading on 12 February 2004 with a view to the adoption of European Parliament and Council Regulation (EC) No .../2004 amending Regulation (EC) No 1406/2002 establishing a European Maritime Safety Agency

606

P5_TA(2004)0093
Intermodal Loading Units ***I
European Parliament legislative resolution on the proposal for a European Parliament and Council directive on intermodal loading units (COM(2003) 155 — C5-0167/2003 — 2003/0056(COD))

612

P5_TC1-COD(2003)0056
Position of the European Parliament adopted at first reading on 12 February 2004 with a view to the adoption of European Parliament and Council Directive 2004/.../EC on intermodal loading units

613

ANNEX I
Essential requirements for intermodal loading units

623

ANNEX II
Essential requirements for the European intermodal loading unit

624

ANNEX III
Minimum criteria to be met for the designation of the notified bodies referred to in Article 10

625

ANNEX IV
Conformity assessment procedures

626

ANNEX V
Procedures for periodic inspection

632

ANNEX VI
CE marking and other symbols

633

ANNEX VII
Declaration of conformity

636

P5_TA(2004)0094
International Fund for Compensation for Oil Pollution Damage ***
European Parliament legislative resolution on the proposal for a Council decision authorising the Member States to sign, ratify or accede to, in the interest of the European Community, the Protocol of 2003 to the International Convention on the Establishment of an International Fund for Compensation of Oil Pollution Damage, 1992, and authorising Austria and Luxembourg, in the interest of the European Community, to accede to the underlying instruments (14389/2003 — COM(2003) 534 — C5-0002/2004 — 2003/0209(AVC))

636

P5_TA(2004)0095
Crisis in the steel sector
European Parliament resolution on the crisis in the iron and steel sector

637

P5_TA(2004)0096
Corporate governance and supervision of financial services (the Parmalat case)
European Parliament resolution on corporate governance and supervision of financial services — the Parmalat case

639

P5_TA(2004)0097
Approximating civil procedural law in the Union
European Parliament resolution on the prospects for approximating civil procedural law in the European Union (COM(2002) 654 + COM(2002) 746 — C5-0201/2003 — 2003/2087(INI))

643

P5_TA(2004)0098
Afghanistan
European Parliament resolution on Afghanistan: challenges and prospects for the future (2003/2121(INI))

647

P5_TA(2004)0099
Reinvigorating EU actions on human rights and democratisation with Mediterranean partners
European Parliament resolution on reinvigorating EU actions on human rights and democratisation with Mediterranean partners

656

P5_TA(2004)0100
Elections in Iran
European Parliament resolution on Iran

660

P5_TA(2004)0101
Political assassinations in Cambodia
European Parliament resolution on Cambodia

662

P5_TA(2004)0102
Greek and Filipino seamen held in Karachi
European Parliament resolution on the fate of the Greek and Filipino sailors in Karachi

664


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