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European Union - Thirty-First Report

Here you can browse the report together with the Proceedings of the Committee. The published report was ordered by the House of Lords to be printed 1 July 2003.



CHAPTER 1: Introduction

CHAPTER 2: What is Comitology?


The 1999 Decision

Why have comitology?

The Committee's 1999 Report

CHAPTER 3: The Commission Proposal

White Paper on European Governance


Article 2a: Criteria for determining whether advisory or regulatory procedure should apply

Article 5a: the two stage procedure

Article 8: Deleted

The European Parliament's view

Implications for Parliamentary scrutiny

The Government's view

CHAPTER 4: Comitology and the Convention on the Future

Working Group IX on Simplification

Draft Article 28: Implementing Acts

Second Draft Article I-36: Implementing Acts

Comitology and Co-decision


Appendix 1 Sub-Committee E (Law and Institutions)

Appendix 2 Revised regulatory procedure

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