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REGULATION (EC) No 1103/2008 OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL

of 22 October 2008

adapting a number of instruments subject to the procedure laid down in Article 251 of the Treaty to Council Decision 1999/468/EC, with regard to the regulatory procedure with scrutiny

Adaptation to the regulatory procedure with scrutiny

Part Three

THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND THE COUNCIL OF THE EUROPEAN UNION,

  • Having regard to the Treaty establishing the European Community, and in particular Article 61(c), point 1(a) of the first paragraph of Article 63 and Article 67 thereof,
  • Having regard to the proposal from the Commission,
  • Having regard to the opinion of the European Economic and Social Committee

    OJ C 224, 30.8.2008, p. 35.

    ,
  • Having regard to the opinion of the European Central Bank

    OJ C 117, 14.5.2008, p. 1.

    ,
  • After consulting the Committee of the Regions,
  • Acting in accordance with the procedure laid down in Article 251 of the Treaty

    Opinion of the European Parliament of 18 June 2008 (not yet published in the Official Journal) and Council Decision of 25 September 2008.

    ,

Whereas:

  1. Council Decision 1999/468/EC of 28 June 1999 laying down the procedures for the exercise of implementing powers conferred on the Commission

    OJ L 184, 17.7.1999, p. 23.

    has been amended by Council Decision 2006/512/EC

    OJ L 200, 22.7.2006, p. 11.

    , which introduced the regulatory procedure with scrutiny for the adoption of measures of general scope and designed to amend non-essential elements of a basic instrument adopted in accordance with the procedure laid down in Article 251 of the Treaty, inter alia, by deleting some of those elements or by supplementing the instrument with new non-essential elements.
  2. In accordance with the statement by the European Parliament, the Council and the Commission

    OJ C 255, 21.10.2006, p. 1.

    concerning Decision 2006/512/EC, for the regulatory procedure with scrutiny to be applicable to instruments adopted in accordance with the procedure laid down in Article 251 of the Treaty which are already in force, those instruments must be adjusted in accordance with the applicable procedures.
  3. The United Kingdom and Ireland, which took part in the adoption and application of the instruments amended by this Regulation, in accordance with Article 3 of the Protocol on the Position of the United Kingdom and Ireland annexed to the Treaty on European Union and the Treaty establishing the European Community, are taking part in the adoption and application of this Regulation.
  4. In accordance with Articles 1 and 2 of the Protocol on the Position of Denmark annexed to the Treaty on European Union and to the Treaty establishing the European Community, Denmark is not taking part in the adoption of this Regulation and is not bound by it or subject to its application,

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