Select Committee on European Scrutiny Second Report



Draft Council Regulation on the conclusion of the Protocol setting out the fishing rights provided for in the Agreement between the European Economic Community and the Government of Denmark and the Home Rule Government of Greenland on the fishing activities in Greenland waters for the period 1 January 2001 to 31 December 2006.


Draft Council Decision on the conclusion of an Agreement concerning the provisional application of the Fourth Protocol laying down the conditions relating to fishing provided for in the Agreement on fisheries between the European Economic Community on the one hand and the Government of Denmark and the local government of Greenland on the other.

Legal base: Articles 37, 300(2) and (3) EC; consultation (Regulation only); qualified majority voting
Department: Agriculture, Fisheries and Food
Basis of consideration: EM of 11 December 2000
Previous consideration: None
To be discussed in Council: Following receipt of European Parliament opinion
Committee's assessment: Politically important
Committee's decision: Cleared, but relevant to any debate on fisheries

Question put, That the preamble to paragraph 9 stand part of the Report.

The Committee divided

Ayes 4Noes 2
Mr CasaleMr Cash
Mr ConnartyMr Steen
Mr Dobbin
Ms Jones

Paragraphs 9.1 to 10 read and agreed to.

Resolved, That the Report be the Second Report of the Committee to the House.

Ordered, That the Chairman do make the Report to the House.

[Adjourned till Wednesday 17 January at Four o'clock.

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