Select Committee on European Union Progress of Scrutiny Twenty-First Report


PART II : DOCUMENTS WHICH HAVE CLEARED SCRUTINY IN THE HOUSE OF LORDS

i.  Documents cleared from scrutiny by the Chairman of the Committee on 17, 24 & 31 October 2006.

Documents deposited under Titles V or VI of the Treaty on European Union (the Inter-governmental Pillars) are marked (P).

NOTE: Documents cleared as un-numbered documents, on the basis of the Government explanatory memorandum alone, are included in this list. After the document has been deposited in Parliament they are shown in this list with an asterisk (*) with a note indicating when they were cleared.

Cleared in Chairman's sift of 17 October 2006:
*Unnumbered Draft Council Decision implementing Joint Action 2002/589/CFSP on a European Union contribution to combating the destabilising accumulation and spread of Small Arms and Light Weapons (SALW) in Latin America and the Caribbean (FCO) [5.10.06]
CLEARED from Scrutiny.
*12366/06Report from the Commission on the Working of Committees during 2005 (FCO)
CLEARED from Scrutiny.
*12518/06Draft Instrument concerning a Proposal for a Council Regulation fixing the fishing opportunities and associated conditions for certain fish stocks and groups of fish stocks applicable in the Baltic Sea for 2007 (Defra)
CLEARED from Scrutiny.
*12531/06Communication from the Commission to the Council, the European Parliament, the European Economic and Social Committee and the Committee of the Regions Tempus Annual Report 2005 (DfES)
CLEARED from Scrutiny.
*12572/06Communication from the Commission to the Council, the European Parliament, the European Economic and Social Committee and the Committee of the Regions; Governance in the European consensus on development towards a harmonised approach within the European Union (DfID)
CLEARED from Scrutiny.
*12821/06Draft Instrument concerning a proposal for a Council Decision regarding the position to be taken by the Community within the International Coffee Council on the extension of the International Coffee Agreement 2001 (Defra)
CLEARED from Scrutiny.
*12859/06Document concerning a Special Report No 8/2006 Growing Success? - The effectiveness of the European Union support for fruit and vegetable producers' operational programmes (Defra)
CLEARED from Scrutiny.
*12909/06Codification proposal for Regulation EC1588/90 (Regulation (EURATOM, EC) of the European Parliament and of the Council on the Transmission of Data Subject to Statistical Confidentiality to the Statistical Office of the European Communities (ONS)
CLEARED from Scrutiny.
*12910/06Proposal for a Directive of the European Parliament and of the Council relating to the space for mounting the rear registration plate on two or three-wheel motor vehicles (Codified Version) (Transport)
CLEARED from Scrutiny.
*12937/06Proposal for a Council Decision relating to a proposal for an amendment to Annex 1 to the UNECE Convention to the Transboundary Effects of Industrial Accidents (DWP)
CLEARED from Scrutiny.
*12984/06 12988/06Draft Instrument concerning a proposal for a Council Decision on the conclusion of the Agreement in the form of an Exchange of Letters on the provisional application of the Fisheries Partnership Agreement between the European Community and the Islamic Republic of Mauritania on fishing in Mauritanian zones and of the Protocol setting out the fishing opportunities and financial contribution which applies from 1 August 2006 to 31 July 2008; Draft Instrument concerning a proposal for a Council Regulation on the conclusion of the Fisheries Partnership Agreement between the European Community and the Islamic Republic of Mauritania (Defra)
CLEARED from Scrutiny.
*13000/06 + Add 1Draft Instrument concerning a Proposal for a Council Regulation amending (EEC) No 404/93, (EC) No 1782/2003 and (EC) No 247/2006 as regards the banana sector; Document concerning a Proposal for a Council Regulation amending Council Regulations (EEC) No 404/93, (EC) No. 1782/2003 and (EC) No 247/2006 as regards the banana sector; Impact analysis summary (Defra)
CLEARED from Scrutiny.
*13027/06 + Add 1 - 6Communication from the Commission - Annual report by the six European coordinators on the progress of certain trans-European transport network projects; Activity report of coordinator Peter Balazs on Priority Project 17 'Railway axis Paris-Strasbourg-Stuttgart-Vienna-Bratislava'; Activity report of coordinator Etienne Davignon on Priority Project 3 'Railway Axis of South-West Europe'; Activity report of coordinator Loyola de Palacio on Priority Project 6 'Railway axis Lyon-Trieste-Divaca/Koper-Divaca-Ljubljana-Budapest-Ukrainian border'; Activity report of coordinator Pavel Teliyka on priority project no 27 'Rail Baltica Warsaw-Kaunas-Riga-Tallinn-Helsinki'; Activity report by the coordinator Karel Van Miert on priority project no 1 'Berlin-Verona/Milan-Bologna-Naples-Messina-Palermo rail link'; Activity report of coordinator Karel Vinck on ERTMS project (Transport)
CLEARED from Scrutiny.
*13032/06Report from the Commission: European Union Solidarity Fund - Annual Report (HM Treasury)
CLEARED from Scrutiny.
*13033/06 + Add 1 & 2Commission Staff Working Document : "Third annual report to the Council and the European Parliament on the activities of the Eurodac Central Unit" (Home Office)
CLEARED from Scrutiny.
*13081/06 + Add 1Document concerning the 35th financial report on the European Agricultural Guidance and Guarantee Fund, EAGGF, Guarantee Section - 2005 financial year; Document concerning the Annex to the 35th financial report on the European Agricultural Guidance and Guarantee Fund, EAGGF, Guarantee Section - 2005 financial year (Defra)
CLEARED from Scrutiny.
*13130/06Proposal for a Council Regulation on the export of cultural goods (codified version), presented by the Commission (DCMS)
CLEARED from Scrutiny.
*13217/06 + Add 1Draft Instrument concerning a Report from the Commission to the Council on the review of the energy crops scheme (under Article 92 of council Regulation (EC) No 1782/2003 establishing common rules for direct support schemes under the common agricultural policy and establishing certain schemes for farmers); Proposal for a Council Regulation amending and correcting Regulation (EC) No 1782/2003 establishing common rules for direct support schemes under the common agricultural policy and establishing certain support schemes for farmers and amending Regulation (EC) No 1698/2005 on support for rural development by the Agricultural Fund for Rural Development (EAFRD); Document concerning a Commission Staff Working Document - Annexes to the report from the Commission to the Council on the review of the energy crops scheme (under Article 92 of Council Regulation (EC) No 1782/2003 establishing common rules for direct support schemes under the common agricultural policy and establishing certain support schemes for farmers) (Defra)
CLEARED from Scrutiny.
*13412/06Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council establishing a financing instrument for Development cooperation. (DfID)
CLEARED from Scrutiny.


Cleared in Chairman's sift of 24 October 2006:
*UnnumberedCommon Position concerning the temporary reception by Member States of the European Union of certain Palestinians (FCO)
CLEARED from Scrutiny
*COM (2006) 482Report from the Commission to the Council and the European Parliament on the 2005 Annual Report for the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (SAR) (FCO)
CLEARED from Scrutiny
*12373/06Proposal for a Council Regulation imposing a definitive anti-dumping duty on imports of certain plastic sacks and bags originating in the People's Republic of China and Thailand, and terminating the proceeding on imports of certain plastic sacks and bags originating in Malaysia (DTI)
CLEARED from Scrutiny
*12857/06Document concerning a Special Report No 7/2006 concerning Rural Development Investments: Do they effectively address the problems of rural areas? (Defra)
CLEARED from Scrutiny
*12861/06Special Report No 9/2006 concerning translation expenditure incurred by the Commission, the Parliament and the Council (FCO)
CLEARED from Scrutiny
*12973/06 + ADD 1Document concerning a communication from the Commission to the Council and the European Parliament: Development of agri-environmental indicators for monitoring the integration of environmental concerns into the common agricultural policy; Staff Working Document (Defra)
CLEARED from Scrutiny
*13064/06Draft Instrument concerning a proposal for a Council Regulation amending Regulations (EC) No 894/97, (EC) No 812/2004 and (EC) No 2187/2005 as concerns drift nets (Defra)
CLEARED from Scrutiny
*13082/06 + ADD 1 - 22 13083/06 + ADD 1& 2 13084/06 + ADD 1 13085/06 + ADD 1 13086/06 + ADD 1 13087/06 + ADD 1 13088/06 + ADD 1 13089/06 + ADD 1 13090/06 + ADD 1 13091/06 + ADD 1 & 2 13092/06 + ADD 1 13093/06 + ADD 1 13094/06 + ADD 1 13095/06 + ADD 1 13097/06 + ADD 1 13098/06 + ADD 1 Proposal for a Council Regulation adapting certain regulations and decision in the fields of free movement of goods, freedom of movement of persons, company law, competition policy, agriculture (including veterinary and phytosanitary legislation), transport policy, taxation, statistics, energy, environment, cooperation in the fields of justice and home affairs, customs union, external relations, common foreign and security policy and institutions, by reason of the accession of the Republic of Bulgaria and Romania; Proposal for a Council Directive adapting certain directives in the field of free movement of goods, by reason of the accession of the Republic of Bulgaria and Romania; Proposal for a Council Directive adapting certain directives in the field of free movement of goods, by reason of the accession of the Republic of Bulgaria and Romania; Proposal for a Council Directive adapting certain directives in the field of taxation, by reason of the accession of the Republic of Bulgaria and Romania; Proposal for a Council Directive adapting certain directives in the field of company law, by reason of the accession of the Republic of Bulgaria and Romania; Proposal for a Council Directive adapting certain directives in the field of freedom of movement of persons, by reason of the accession of the Republic of Bulgaria and Romania; Proposal for a Council Directive adapting certain directives in the field of freedom to provide services, by reason of the accession of the Republic of Bulgaria and Romania; Proposal for a Council Directive adapting Directive 67/548/EEC on the classification , packaging and labelling of dangerous substances, by reason of the accession of the Republic of Bulgaria and Romania; Proposal for a Council Directive adapting certain directives in the field of transport policy, by reason of the accession of the Republic of Bulgaria and Romania; Proposal for a Council Directive adapting certain directives in the field of transport policy, by reason of the accession of the Republic of Bulgaria and Romania Proposal for a Council Directive adapting certain directives in the field of agriculture (veterinary and phytosanitary legislation), by reason of the accession of the Republic of Bulgaria and Romania; Proposal for a Council Directive adapting certain directives in the field of environment, by reason of the accession of the Republic of Bulgaria and Romania; Proposal for a Council Directive adapting Directive 94/80/EC laying down detailed arrangements for the exercise of the right to vote and to stand as a candidate in municipal elections by citizens of the Union residing in a Member State of which they are not nationals, by reason of the accession of the Republic of Bulgaria and Romania; Proposal for a Council Directive adapting Directive 89/108/EEC relating to quick-frozen foodstuffs for human consumption and Directive 2000/13/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 20 March 2000 relating to the labelling, presentation and advertising of foodstuffs,, by reason of the accession of the Republic of Bulgaria and Romania; Proposal for a Council Directive adapting certain directives in the field of energy, by reason of the accession of the Republic of Bulgaria and Romania; Proposal for a Council Directive adapting Directive 94/45/EC of 22 September 1994 on the establishment of a European Works Council or a procedure in Community-scale undertakings and Community-scale groups of undertakings for the purposes of informing and consulting employees, by reason of the accession of the Republic of Bulgaria and Romania; Proposal for a Council Directive adapting certain directives in the field of statistics, by reason of the accession of the Republic of Bulgaria and Romania (FCO)
CLEARED from Scrutiny
*13127/06Draft Instrument concerning a proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on the submission of nominal catch statistics by Member States fishing in the north-east Atlantic (codified version) (Defra)
CLEARED from Scrutiny
*13244/06Communication from the Commission - Annual Report on the implementation of Council Regulation (EC) No 866/2004 of 29 April 2004 and the situation resulting from its application (FCO)
CLEARED from Scrutiny
*13293/06Communication from President Barroso, in agreement with Vice-President Wallstrom, to the members of the Commission concerning the mid-term review of the Commission Legislative and Work Programme 2006 (FCO)
CLEARED from Scrutiny
*13347/06Commission Communication - Monitoring Report on the state of preparedness for EU membership of Bulgaria and Romania (FCO)
CLEARED from Scrutiny


Cleared in Chairman's sift of 31 October 2006:
UnnumberedCouncil Common Position and Regulation concerning restrictive measures against the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (FCO) [26.10.06]
CLEARED from Scrutiny
COM (2006) 480Report from the Commission to the Council and the European Parliament on the 2005 Annual Report for the Macao Special Administrative Region (FCO)
CLEARED from Scrutiny
COM (2006) 496Report from the Commission to the Council, the European Parliament and the European Economic and Social Committee of 14 September 2006 concerning the Third report on the application of Council Directive on the approximation of laws, regulations and administrative provisions of the Member States concerning liability for defective products (85/374/EEC of 25 July 1985, amended by Directive 1999/34/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 10 May 1999) (DTI)
CLEARED from Scrutiny
12797/06Commission document - Report on the Implementation of the Entrepreneurship Action Plan (DTI)
CLEARED from Scrutiny
13286/06 + ADD 1Proposal from the European Commission for a Council Decision approving the accession of the European Atomic Energy Community to the Convention on the Physical Protection of Nuclear Material and Nuclear Facilities (DTI)
CLEARED from Scrutiny
13290/06Draft Instrument concerning a proposal for a Council Decision amending Regulation (EC) No 379/2004 as regards the increase of the volumes of tariff quotas for certain fishery products for the period 2004 to 2006 (Defra)
CLEARED from Scrutiny
13332/06Draft Instrument concerning a proposal for a Council Decision on the conclusion of the agreement in the form of an exchange of letters between the European Community and the Kingdom of Norway concerning adjustments of trade preferences in cheese undertaken on the basis of Article 19 of the Agreement on the European Economic Area (Defra)
CLEARED from Scrutiny
13370/06Commission Staff Working Document on public consultation on a future Single Market Policy (DTI)
CLEARED from Scrutiny
13513/06Proposal for a Council Decision on a Community position within the EU-South Africa Cooperation Council on the amendment of the relevant Annexes to the Trade, Development and Cooperation Agreement (TDCA) between the European Community and its Member States, on the one part, and the Republic of South Africa on the other part, to phase out and eliminate the duties on some automotive products into the TDCA (DTI)
CLEARED from Scrutiny
13536/06Proposal for a Council Decision on the signature on behalf of the Community of an additional Protocol to the Europe Agreement establishing an Association between the European Communities and their Member States, of the one part, and the Republic of Bulgaria, of the other part, on Conformity Assessment and Acceptance of Industrial Products; Proposal for a Council Decision on the conclusion of an Additional Protocol to the Europe Agreement establishing an Association between the European Communities and the Member States, of the one part, and the Republic of Bulgaria, of the other part, on Conformity Assessment and Acceptance of Industrial Products - PECA (DTI)
CLEARED from Scrutiny
13538/06Document concerning a Report from the Commission to the Council and the European Parliament on the implementation of Council Regulation (EC) No 104/2000 on the common organisation of the markets in fishery and aquaculture products; Commission Staff Working Document (Defra)
CLEARED from Scrutiny
13554/06Report from the Commission to the European Parliament and the Council on cases where visa waiver non-reciprocity is maintained by certain third countries in accordance with article 1(5) of Council Regulations (EC) No 539/2001 listing the third countries whose nationals must be in possession of visas when crossing the external borders and those whose nationals are exempt from that requirement, as amended by Regulation (EC) No 851/2005 as regards the reciprocity mechanism (Home Office)
CLEARED from Scrutiny
13662/06Proposal for a Council Decision on the conclusion of bilateral Agreements laying down a procedure for the provision of information in the field of technical regulations and of rules on information society services between the European Community and the Republic of Bulgaria, the European Community and Romania (DTI)
CLEARED from Scrutiny
13682/06Proposal for a Council Decision amending Decision 2004/793/EC concluding the consultation procedure with the Togolese Republic under Article 96 of the Cotonou Agreement (FCO)
CLEARED from Scrutiny
13716/06Draft Instrument concerning a proposal for a Council Decision relating to the conclusion of the Agreement in the form of an Exchange of Letters between the European Community and the Republic of Iceland concerning trade preferences in agricultural products undertaken on the basis of Article 19 of the Agreement on the European Economic Area (Defra)
CLEARED from Scrutiny
13733/06Proposal for a Directive of the European Parliament and of the Council on the identification of controls, tell-tales and indicators for two-or three-wheel motor vehicles (codified version) (Transport)
CLEARED from Scrutiny




 
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