Minutes of 07/07/2000 - Provisional Edition


Environmental crime


European Parliament legislative resolution on the initiative of the Kingdom of Denmark with a view to the adoption of a Council Framework Decision on combating serious environmental crime (5343/2000 - C5-0078/2000 - 2000/0801(CNS))

(Consultation procedure)

The European Parliament,

-  having regard to the initiative of the Kingdom of Denmark (5343/2000)(1),

-  having regard to Articles 31 and 34(2)(b) of the Treaty on European Union,

-  having been consulted by the Council pursuant to Article 39(1) of the Treaty on European Union (C5-0078/2000),

-  having regard to Rules 106 and 67 of its Rules of Procedure,

-  having regard to the report of the Committee on Citizens' Freedoms and Rights, Justice and Home Affairs and the opinion of the Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Consumer Policy (A5-0178/2000),

1.  Approves the Kingdom of Denmark's initiative as amended;

2.  Calls on the Council to notify Parliament should it intend to depart from the text approved by Parliament;

3.  Asks to be consulted again should the Council intend to make substantial modifications to the initiative of the Kingdom of Denmark;

4.  Instructs its President to forward this resolution to the Council and Commission and the Government of the Kingdom of Denmark.

(1) OJ C 39, 11.2.2000, p. 4.