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Laying down minimum provisions on the constituent elements of criminal acts and penalties in the field of illicit drug trafficking
Article 9

Article 9 — Implementation and reports

  1. Member States shall take the necessary measures to comply with the provisions of this Framework Decision by 12 May 2006.
  2. By the deadline referred to in paragraph 1, Member States shall transmit to the General Secretariat of the Council and to the Commission the text of the provisions transposing into their national law the obligations imposed on them under this Framework Decision. The Commission shall, by 12 May 2009, submit a report to the European Parliament and to the Council on the functioning of the implementation of the Framework Decision, including its effects on judicial cooperation in the field of illicit drug trafficking. Following this report, the Council shall assess, at the latest within six months after submission of the report, whether Member States have taken the necessary measures to comply with this Framework Decision.