This document is an excerpt from the EUR-Lex website
The procedure requires the European Parliament’s consent to a proposed act, required under the Treaty on European Union or the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union, before certain decisions can be taken. It is based on a single majority vote on consent. The European Parliament may accept or reject a proposed act and cannot amend it. Where the European Parliament does not give its consent, the act cannot be adopted.
As a non-legislative procedure, it usually applies to:
As a legislative procedure, it is to be used also: