Oireachtas Joint and Select Committees
Wednesday, 17 July 2013
Joint Oireachtas Committee on Justice, Defence and Equality
Scrutiny of EU Legislative Proposals
The first proposal is Schedule A, COM (2013) 452 - proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council adapting to Article 290 of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union a number of legal acts in the area of justice providing for the use of the regulatory procedure with scrutiny.
It is proposed that the Oireachtas representative in Brussels will be asked to continue liaising with other parliamentary representatives and reflecting back the views of other national parliaments on the provisions in this proposal and the related proposal, COM(2013) 451, and that the proposal would be considered again at the next meeting of the committee.
Is that agreed? Agreed.
The second proposal is Schedule B, COM (2013) 95 final - regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council establishing an entry-exit system, EES, to register entry and exit data of third country nationals crossing the external borders of the member states of the European Union; COM (2013) 197 - proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council establishing rules for the surveillance of the external sea borders in the context of operational co-operation co-ordinated by the European Agency for the Management of Operational Co-operation at the External Borders of the member states of the European Union; COM (2013) 338 - proposal for a Council decision authorising Austria and Malta to accede to the Hague Convention of 15 November 1965 on the service abroad of judicial and extrajudicial documents in civil or commercial matters in the interest of the European Union; COM (2013) 413 - Council decision amending Council Directive 2010/18/EU because of the change in status of Mayotte; and COM (2013) 441 final - decision of the European Parliament and of the Council introducing a simplified regime for the control of persons at the external borders based on the unilateral recognition by Croatia and Cyprus of certain documents as equivalent to their national visas for transit through or intended stays on their territories not exceeding 90 days in any 180 day period.
It is proposed that these proposals warrant no further scrutiny. Is that agreed? Agreed.