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2011/0060(CNS) Judicial cooperation in civil matters: jurisdiction, applicable law and recognition and enforcement of decisions regarding property consequences of registered partnerships

Progress: Awaiting final decision

RoleCommitteeRapporteurShadows
Lead JURI THEIN Alexandra (icon: ALDE ALDE) BALDASSARRE Raffaele (icon: PPE PPE), CASTEX Françoise (icon: S&D S&D), LICHTENBERGER Eva (icon: Verts/ALE Verts/ALE), KARIM Sajjad (icon: ECR ECR), MAŠTÁLKA Jiří (icon: GUE/NGL GUE/NGL), SPERONI Francesco Enrico (icon: EFD EFD)
Committee Opinion LIBE CASHMAN Michael (icon: S&D S&D)
Committee Opinion FEMM
Lead committee dossier:
Legal Basis:
TFEU 081-p3

Events

2014/12/04
   CSL - Debate in Council
Documents
2014/12/04
   CSL - Council Meeting
2013/12/06
   Commission response to text adopted in plenary
Documents
2013/09/10
   EP - Results of vote in Parliament
2013/09/10
   EP - Decision by Parliament, 1st reading/single reading
Details

The European Parliament adopted by 538 votes to 34, with 54 abstentions, in the framework of a special legislative procedure (Parliament’s consultation), a legislative resolution on the proposal for a Council regulation on jurisdiction, applicable law and the recognition and enforcement of decisions regarding the property consequences of registered partnerships.

The report proposed parallel amendments to those in the report on the proposal for a Council regulation on jurisdiction, applicable law and the recognition and enforcement of decisions in matters of matrimonial property regimes.

Parliament approves the Commission proposal subject to the following amendments:

Choice of law for registered partnerships : the Commission proposal does not allow registered partnerships the choice of law. Members propose a rule enabling registered partnerships to choose the applicable law for their property regime .

Parliament approves the Commission’s proposal subject to parallel amendments to those proposed in its report on the proposed Council Regulation concerning the proposal for a Council regulation on jurisdiction, applicable law and the recognition and enforcement of decisions in matters of matrimonial property regimes.

Choice of law for registered partnerships : the Commission proposal does not allow registered partnerships the choice of law. Parliament proposes a rule enabling registered partnerships to choose the applicable law for their property regime .

The amended text states that the partners or future partners may agree on or change the law applicable to the property regime of their registered partnership. The parties should be accorded a degree of freedom in choosing the applicable law for their property regime. This option must be based on:

the law of the State in which the partners or future partners, or one of them, is/are habitually resident at the time when the agreement is concluded, or the law of a State of which one of the partners or future partners is a national at the time when the agreement is concluded, or the law of a State in which the partnership is registered.

The choice of law shall be valid only if the partners or future partners can prove that, prior to making the choice, they have taken advice on its legal consequences.

If registered partnerships between the same persons exist in different States, the partnership which was most recently established, dating from the day on which it was established, shall be decisive for the purposes of determining the applicable law.

As a further consequence of the new provision on the choice of law, Parliament proposes a provision – in line with that for matrimonial property regimes – on the choice of jurisdiction , which is linked to the choice of law.

Property issues : Members propose extending the solutions which are appropriate for matrimonial property regimes to registered partnerships. This applies above all to integration of the new matrimonial property regime provisions into other EU legislation, in particular the new EU Regulation No 650/2012 on wills and succession and the ‘Brussels I’ Regulation.

In this context, the proposed amendments concern the following:

the determination of the scope (e.g. excluding maintenance settlements from German law or similar structures in other Member States), reworking the rules on jurisdiction, maintaining (also proposed in the legislative resolution on matrimonial property regimes) the provisions on the adaptation of rights in rem and the recognition, enforceability and enforcement of judicial decision to be utilised from the Regulation on wills and succession, and the acceptance and enforceability of authentic instruments.

Recognition in a Member State of a decision relating to the property consequences of a registered partnership has as its only object to allow the enforcement of the property consequences determined in that decision. It does not imply recognition by that Member State of the partnership underlying the property consequences which gave rise to that decision.

Revision clause : Parliament proposes broadening the revision clause in order to examine in close detail, in particular, the practical impact of the individual points where matrimonial property regimes and property regimes of registered partnerships (still) differ and to use this as a basis for working towards harmonisation.

Documents
2013/09/09
   EP - Debate in Parliament
2013/08/21
   EP - Committee report tabled for plenary, 1st reading/single reading
Details

The Committee on Legal Affairs adopted, in the framework of a special legislative procedure (Parliament’s consultation), the report by Alexandra THEIN (ADLE, DE) on the proposal for a Council regulation on jurisdiction, applicable law and the recognition and enforcement of decisions regarding the property consequences of registered partnerships.

The report proposed parallel amendments to those in the report on the proposal for a Council regulation on jurisdiction, applicable law and the recognition and enforcement of decisions in matters of matrimonial property regimes.

The committee approves the Commission proposal subject to the following amendments:

Choice of law for registered partnerships : the Commission proposal does not allow registered partnerships the choice of law. Members propose a rule enabling registered partnerships to choose the applicable law for their property regime .

The opinion of the EU Agency for Fundamental Rights, consulted by the European Parliament on this issue, confirmed that the Commission proposal does not contain sufficient justification for treating marriage and registered partnerships in an unequal way in this respect and is therefore not in line with Articles 20 and 21 of the Charter of Fundamental Rights.

The amended text states that the partners or future partners may agree on or change the law applicable to the property regime of their registered partnership. The parties should be accorded a degree of freedom in choosing the applicable law for their property regime. This option must be based on:

the law of habitual residence or on the nationality of one of the partners or future partners; the law is that of a State that recognises the institution of registered partnerships.

The choice of law shall be valid only if the partners or future partners can prove that, prior to making the choice, they have taken advice on its legal consequences.

As a further consequence of the new provision on the choice of law, Members propose a provision – in line with that for matrimonial property regimes – on the choice of jurisdiction , which is linked to the choice of law.

Property issues : Members propose extending the solutions which are appropriate for matrimonial property regimes to registered partnerships. This applies above all to integration of the new matrimonial property regime provisions into other EU legislation, in particular the new EU Regulation No 650/2012 on wills and succession and the ‘Brussels I’ Regulation.

In this context, the proposed amendments concern the following:

In terms of details, this objective of ensuring equality affects:

the determination of the scope (e.g. excluding maintenance settlements from German law or similar structures in other Member States), reworking the rules on jurisdiction, the provisions on the adaptation of rights in rem and the recognition, enforceability and enforcement of judicial decision to be utilised from the Regulation on wills and succession, and the acceptance and enforceability of authentic instruments.

Recognition in a Member State of a decision relating to the property consequences of a registered partnership has as its only object to allow the enforcement of the property consequences determined in that decision. It does not imply recognition by that Member State of the partnership underlying the property consequences which gave rise to that decision.

Revision clause : the report proposes broadening the revision clause in order to examine in close detail, in particular, the practical impact of the individual points where matrimonial property regimes and property regimes of registered partnerships (still) differ and to use this as a basis for working towards harmonisation.

Documents
2013/06/20
   EP - Vote in committee, 1st reading/single reading
2012/09/25
   EP - Amendments tabled in committee
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2012/09/06
   EP - Committee opinion
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2012/07/25
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2011/09/19
   EP - CASHMAN Michael (S&D) appointed as rapporteur in LIBE
2011/07/26
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2011/06/22
   RO_CHAMBER - Contribution
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2011/05/26
   BG_PARLIAMENT - Contribution
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2011/05/23
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2011/05/10
   EP - Committee referral announced in Parliament, 1st reading/single reading
2011/04/12
   EP - THEIN Alexandra (ALDE) appointed as rapporteur in JURI
2011/03/16
   EC - Document attached to the procedure
2011/03/16
   EC - Document attached to the procedure
2011/03/16
   EC - Legislative proposal published
Details

PURPOSE: to establish a clear legal framework in the European Union for determining jurisdiction and the law applicable to the property consequences of registered partnerships, and to facilitate the movement of decisions and instruments among the Member States.

PROPOSED ACT: Council Regulation.

BACKGROUND: the increased mobility of persons within an area without internal frontiers leads to a marked increase in the number of couples formed by nationals of different Member States who may live in a Member State of which they do not have the nationality and acquire property in more than one Union country.

A study carried out in 2003 showed the large number of transnational couples within the Union and the practical and legal difficulties such couples face, both in the daily management of their property and in its division if the couple separate or one of its members dies. These difficulties often arise from the great disparities between the applicable rules of substantive law and private international law governing the property effects of marriage.

Because of the distinctive features of registered partnerships and marriage, and of the different legal consequences resulting from these forms of union, the Commission is presenting two separate Regulations : one on jurisdiction, applicable law and the recognition and enforcement of decisions in matters of matrimonial property regimes , and the other on jurisdiction, applicable law and the recognition and enforcement of decisions in matters of the property consequences of registered partnerships .

These proposals are part of the Commission's efforts to dismantle the obstacles faced by EU citizens in their daily lives when they try to exercise the rights the EU confers on them, as outlined in the 2010 EU Citizenship Report .

IMPACT ASSESSEMENT: on 17 July 2006, the Commission adopted the Green Paper on the conflict of laws in matters concerning matrimonial property regimes , including the question of jurisdiction and mutual recognition. This Green Paper launched wide consultations on all aspects of the difficulties faced by couples in Europe when it comes to the liquidation of their common property and the legal remedies available.

The Commission has also conducted a joint impact study on the proposals for Regulations on matrimonial property regimes and the property consequences of registered partnerships . It is attached to this proposal.

LEGAL BASIS: Article 81(3) of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union (TFEU), which confers on the Council the power to adopt measures concerning family law having cross-border implications after consulting the European Parliament.

CONTENT: the aim of this proposal is to establish a comprehensive set of rules of international private law applicable to the property consequences of registered partnerships . It therefore touches on matters of legal jurisdiction, applicable law and the recognition and enforcement of decisions regarding the property consequences of a registered partnership. The rules proposed are concerned only with cross-border cases.

The Regulation covers matters arising from the property consequences of registered partnerships. 'Registered partnership' is defined here solely for the purposes of this Regulation. The actual substance of the concept is defined in the national laws of the Member States.

The scope of the Regulation should extend to all civil matters in relation to the property consequences of registered partnerships, both the daily management of the partners' property and its liquidation, in particular as a result of the couple's separation or the death of one of the partners.

The main elements of the proposal are as follows:

Jurisdiction : the aim of this Regulation is to enable citizens to have the related procedures handled by the courts of the same Member State. To do this, the Regulation is designed to ensure that the rules for determining the jurisdiction of the courts called on to deal with the property aspects of registered partnerships are in line with the existing or proposed rules in other European legislation. The courts of a Member State with territorial jurisdiction to deal with the liquidation of the succession of a partner who has died should have their jurisdiction extended to include the liquidation of the property relationship of the registered partnership as a result of the opening of the succession.

Similarly, to ensure that if the partners separate a court seised in a Member State can deal with all aspects of this separation without forcing the partners to undertake different proceedings in different States, the jurisdiction of the court of a Member State dealing with the dissolution or annulment of a registered partnership may, if the partners agree, be extended to the property consequences of the registered partnership arising from the dissolution or annulment of the partnership.

Applicable law : t he harmonisation of conflict-of-law rules will considerably simplify procedures by establishing which law is applicable.

In view of the differences between the national laws of those Member States that make provision for registered partnerships, the principle adopted in the Regulation is that the property consequences of registered partnerships should be governed by the law of the State of registration.

Recognition, enforceability and enforcement : the proposed Regulation provides for the free movement of decisions, authentic instruments and court settlements concerning matrimonial property regimes. It would thus introduce mutual recognition based on the mutual trust arising out of the integration of the Member States within the European Union.

This free movement would take the form of a uniform procedure for the recognition and enforcement of decisions, authentic acts and legal transactions originating in another Member State.

BUDGETARY IMPLICATIONS: this proposal has no implications for the EU budget.

Documents

AmendmentsDossier
35 2011/0060(CNS)
2012/06/28 LIBE 5 amendments...
source: PE-491.233
2012/09/25 JURI 30 amendments...
source: PE-496.495

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  • date: 2011-03-16T00:00:00 type: Legislative proposal published body: EC docs: url: http://www.europarl.europa.eu/RegData/docs_autres_institutions/commission_europeenne/com/2011/0127/COM_COM(2011)0127_EN.pdf title: COM(2011)0127 url: https://eur-lex.europa.eu/smartapi/cgi/sga_doc?smartapi!celexplus!prod!DocNumber&lg=EN&type_doc=COMfinal&an_doc=2011&nu_doc=127 title: EUR-Lex summary: PURPOSE: to establish a clear legal framework in the European Union for determining jurisdiction and the law applicable to the property consequences of registered partnerships, and to facilitate the movement of decisions and instruments among the Member States. PROPOSED ACT: Council Regulation. BACKGROUND: the increased mobility of persons within an area without internal frontiers leads to a marked increase in the number of couples formed by nationals of different Member States who may live in a Member State of which they do not have the nationality and acquire property in more than one Union country. A study carried out in 2003 showed the large number of transnational couples within the Union and the practical and legal difficulties such couples face, both in the daily management of their property and in its division if the couple separate or one of its members dies. These difficulties often arise from the great disparities between the applicable rules of substantive law and private international law governing the property effects of marriage. Because of the distinctive features of registered partnerships and marriage, and of the different legal consequences resulting from these forms of union, the Commission is presenting two separate Regulations : one on jurisdiction, applicable law and the recognition and enforcement of decisions in matters of matrimonial property regimes , and the other on jurisdiction, applicable law and the recognition and enforcement of decisions in matters of the property consequences of registered partnerships . These proposals are part of the Commission's efforts to dismantle the obstacles faced by EU citizens in their daily lives when they try to exercise the rights the EU confers on them, as outlined in the 2010 EU Citizenship Report . IMPACT ASSESSEMENT: on 17 July 2006, the Commission adopted the Green Paper on the conflict of laws in matters concerning matrimonial property regimes , including the question of jurisdiction and mutual recognition. This Green Paper launched wide consultations on all aspects of the difficulties faced by couples in Europe when it comes to the liquidation of their common property and the legal remedies available. The Commission has also conducted a joint impact study on the proposals for Regulations on matrimonial property regimes and the property consequences of registered partnerships . It is attached to this proposal. LEGAL BASIS: Article 81(3) of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union (TFEU), which confers on the Council the power to adopt measures concerning family law having cross-border implications after consulting the European Parliament. CONTENT: the aim of this proposal is to establish a comprehensive set of rules of international private law applicable to the property consequences of registered partnerships . It therefore touches on matters of legal jurisdiction, applicable law and the recognition and enforcement of decisions regarding the property consequences of a registered partnership. The rules proposed are concerned only with cross-border cases. The Regulation covers matters arising from the property consequences of registered partnerships. 'Registered partnership' is defined here solely for the purposes of this Regulation. The actual substance of the concept is defined in the national laws of the Member States. The scope of the Regulation should extend to all civil matters in relation to the property consequences of registered partnerships, both the daily management of the partners' property and its liquidation, in particular as a result of the couple's separation or the death of one of the partners. The main elements of the proposal are as follows: Jurisdiction : the aim of this Regulation is to enable citizens to have the related procedures handled by the courts of the same Member State. To do this, the Regulation is designed to ensure that the rules for determining the jurisdiction of the courts called on to deal with the property aspects of registered partnerships are in line with the existing or proposed rules in other European legislation. The courts of a Member State with territorial jurisdiction to deal with the liquidation of the succession of a partner who has died should have their jurisdiction extended to include the liquidation of the property relationship of the registered partnership as a result of the opening of the succession. Similarly, to ensure that if the partners separate a court seised in a Member State can deal with all aspects of this separation without forcing the partners to undertake different proceedings in different States, the jurisdiction of the court of a Member State dealing with the dissolution or annulment of a registered partnership may, if the partners agree, be extended to the property consequences of the registered partnership arising from the dissolution or annulment of the partnership. Applicable law : t he harmonisation of conflict-of-law rules will considerably simplify procedures by establishing which law is applicable. In view of the differences between the national laws of those Member States that make provision for registered partnerships, the principle adopted in the Regulation is that the property consequences of registered partnerships should be governed by the law of the State of registration. Recognition, enforceability and enforcement : the proposed Regulation provides for the free movement of decisions, authentic instruments and court settlements concerning matrimonial property regimes. It would thus introduce mutual recognition based on the mutual trust arising out of the integration of the Member States within the European Union. This free movement would take the form of a uniform procedure for the recognition and enforcement of decisions, authentic acts and legal transactions originating in another Member State. BUDGETARY IMPLICATIONS: this proposal has no implications for the EU budget.
  • date: 2011-05-10T00:00:00 type: Committee referral announced in Parliament, 1st reading/single reading body: EP
  • date: 2013-06-20T00:00:00 type: Vote in committee, 1st reading/single reading body: EP
  • date: 2013-08-21T00:00:00 type: Committee report tabled for plenary, 1st reading/single reading body: EP docs: url: http://www.europarl.europa.eu/sides/getDoc.do?type=REPORT&mode=XML&reference=A7-2013-254&language=EN title: A7-0254/2013 summary: The Committee on Legal Affairs adopted, in the framework of a special legislative procedure (Parliament’s consultation), the report by Alexandra THEIN (ADLE, DE) on the proposal for a Council regulation on jurisdiction, applicable law and the recognition and enforcement of decisions regarding the property consequences of registered partnerships. The report proposed parallel amendments to those in the report on the proposal for a Council regulation on jurisdiction, applicable law and the recognition and enforcement of decisions in matters of matrimonial property regimes. The committee approves the Commission proposal subject to the following amendments: Choice of law for registered partnerships : the Commission proposal does not allow registered partnerships the choice of law. Members propose a rule enabling registered partnerships to choose the applicable law for their property regime . The opinion of the EU Agency for Fundamental Rights, consulted by the European Parliament on this issue, confirmed that the Commission proposal does not contain sufficient justification for treating marriage and registered partnerships in an unequal way in this respect and is therefore not in line with Articles 20 and 21 of the Charter of Fundamental Rights. The amended text states that the partners or future partners may agree on or change the law applicable to the property regime of their registered partnership. The parties should be accorded a degree of freedom in choosing the applicable law for their property regime. This option must be based on: the law of habitual residence or on the nationality of one of the partners or future partners; the law is that of a State that recognises the institution of registered partnerships. The choice of law shall be valid only if the partners or future partners can prove that, prior to making the choice, they have taken advice on its legal consequences. As a further consequence of the new provision on the choice of law, Members propose a provision – in line with that for matrimonial property regimes – on the choice of jurisdiction , which is linked to the choice of law. Property issues : Members propose extending the solutions which are appropriate for matrimonial property regimes to registered partnerships. This applies above all to integration of the new matrimonial property regime provisions into other EU legislation, in particular the new EU Regulation No 650/2012 on wills and succession and the ‘Brussels I’ Regulation. In this context, the proposed amendments concern the following: In terms of details, this objective of ensuring equality affects: the determination of the scope (e.g. excluding maintenance settlements from German law or similar structures in other Member States), reworking the rules on jurisdiction, the provisions on the adaptation of rights in rem and the recognition, enforceability and enforcement of judicial decision to be utilised from the Regulation on wills and succession, and the acceptance and enforceability of authentic instruments. Recognition in a Member State of a decision relating to the property consequences of a registered partnership has as its only object to allow the enforcement of the property consequences determined in that decision. It does not imply recognition by that Member State of the partnership underlying the property consequences which gave rise to that decision. Revision clause : the report proposes broadening the revision clause in order to examine in close detail, in particular, the practical impact of the individual points where matrimonial property regimes and property regimes of registered partnerships (still) differ and to use this as a basis for working towards harmonisation.
  • date: 2013-09-09T00:00:00 type: Debate in Parliament body: EP docs: url: http://www.europarl.europa.eu/sides/getDoc.do?secondRef=TOC&language=EN&reference=20130909&type=CRE title: Debate in Parliament
  • date: 2013-09-10T00:00:00 type: Results of vote in Parliament body: EP docs: url: https://oeil.secure.europarl.europa.eu/oeil/popups/sda.do?id=23290&l=en title: Results of vote in Parliament
  • date: 2013-09-10T00:00:00 type: Decision by Parliament, 1st reading/single reading body: EP docs: url: http://www.europarl.europa.eu/sides/getDoc.do?type=TA&language=EN&reference=P7-TA-2013-337 title: T7-0337/2013 summary: The European Parliament adopted by 538 votes to 34, with 54 abstentions, in the framework of a special legislative procedure (Parliament’s consultation), a legislative resolution on the proposal for a Council regulation on jurisdiction, applicable law and the recognition and enforcement of decisions regarding the property consequences of registered partnerships. The report proposed parallel amendments to those in the report on the proposal for a Council regulation on jurisdiction, applicable law and the recognition and enforcement of decisions in matters of matrimonial property regimes. Parliament approves the Commission proposal subject to the following amendments: Choice of law for registered partnerships : the Commission proposal does not allow registered partnerships the choice of law. Members propose a rule enabling registered partnerships to choose the applicable law for their property regime . Parliament approves the Commission’s proposal subject to parallel amendments to those proposed in its report on the proposed Council Regulation concerning the proposal for a Council regulation on jurisdiction, applicable law and the recognition and enforcement of decisions in matters of matrimonial property regimes. Choice of law for registered partnerships : the Commission proposal does not allow registered partnerships the choice of law. Parliament proposes a rule enabling registered partnerships to choose the applicable law for their property regime . The amended text states that the partners or future partners may agree on or change the law applicable to the property regime of their registered partnership. The parties should be accorded a degree of freedom in choosing the applicable law for their property regime. This option must be based on: the law of the State in which the partners or future partners, or one of them, is/are habitually resident at the time when the agreement is concluded, or the law of a State of which one of the partners or future partners is a national at the time when the agreement is concluded, or the law of a State in which the partnership is registered. The choice of law shall be valid only if the partners or future partners can prove that, prior to making the choice, they have taken advice on its legal consequences. If registered partnerships between the same persons exist in different States, the partnership which was most recently established, dating from the day on which it was established, shall be decisive for the purposes of determining the applicable law. As a further consequence of the new provision on the choice of law, Parliament proposes a provision – in line with that for matrimonial property regimes – on the choice of jurisdiction , which is linked to the choice of law. Property issues : Members propose extending the solutions which are appropriate for matrimonial property regimes to registered partnerships. This applies above all to integration of the new matrimonial property regime provisions into other EU legislation, in particular the new EU Regulation No 650/2012 on wills and succession and the ‘Brussels I’ Regulation. In this context, the proposed amendments concern the following: the determination of the scope (e.g. excluding maintenance settlements from German law or similar structures in other Member States), reworking the rules on jurisdiction, maintaining (also proposed in the legislative resolution on matrimonial property regimes) the provisions on the adaptation of rights in rem and the recognition, enforceability and enforcement of judicial decision to be utilised from the Regulation on wills and succession, and the acceptance and enforceability of authentic instruments. Recognition in a Member State of a decision relating to the property consequences of a registered partnership has as its only object to allow the enforcement of the property consequences determined in that decision. It does not imply recognition by that Member State of the partnership underlying the property consequences which gave rise to that decision. Revision clause : Parliament proposes broadening the revision clause in order to examine in close detail, in particular, the practical impact of the individual points where matrimonial property regimes and property regimes of registered partnerships (still) differ and to use this as a basis for working towards harmonisation.
  • date: 2014-12-04T00:00:00 type: Debate in Council body: CSL docs: url: http://register.consilium.europa.eu/content/out?lang=EN&typ=SET&i=SMPL&ROWSPP=25&RESULTSET=1&NRROWS=500&DOC_LANCD=EN&ORDERBY=DOC_DATE+DESC&CONTENTS=3354*&MEET_DATE=04/12/2014 title: 3354
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  • date: 2011-03-16T00:00:00 docs: url: http://www.europarl.europa.eu/registre/docs_autres_institutions/commission_europeenne/com/2011/0127/COM_COM(2011)0127_EN.pdf title: COM(2011)0127 type: Legislative proposal published celexid: CELEX:52011PC0127:EN body: EC commission: DG: url: http://ec.europa.eu/justice/ title: Justice Commissioner: REDING Viviane type: Legislative proposal published
  • date: 2011-05-10T00:00:00 body: EP type: Committee referral announced in Parliament, 1st reading/single reading committees: body: EP responsible: False committee_full: Women's Rights and Gender Equality committee: FEMM body: EP shadows: group: PPE name: BALDASSARRE Raffaele group: S&D name: CASTEX Françoise group: Verts/ALE name: LICHTENBERGER Eva group: ECR name: KARIM Sajjad group: GUE/NGL name: MAŠTÁLKA Jiří group: EFD name: SPERONI Francesco Enrico responsible: True committee: JURI date: 2011-04-12T00:00:00 committee_full: Legal Affairs rapporteur: group: ALDE name: THEIN Alexandra body: EP responsible: False committee: LIBE date: 2011-09-19T00:00:00 committee_full: Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs rapporteur: group: S&D name: CASHMAN Michael
  • date: 2013-06-20T00:00:00 body: EP type: Vote in committee, 1st reading/single reading committees: body: EP responsible: False committee_full: Women's Rights and Gender Equality committee: FEMM body: EP shadows: group: PPE name: BALDASSARRE Raffaele group: S&D name: CASTEX Françoise group: Verts/ALE name: LICHTENBERGER Eva group: ECR name: KARIM Sajjad group: GUE/NGL name: MAŠTÁLKA Jiří group: EFD name: SPERONI Francesco Enrico responsible: True committee: JURI date: 2011-04-12T00:00:00 committee_full: Legal Affairs rapporteur: group: ALDE name: THEIN Alexandra body: EP responsible: False committee: LIBE date: 2011-09-19T00:00:00 committee_full: Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs rapporteur: group: S&D name: CASHMAN Michael
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  • date: 2013-09-09T00:00:00 docs: url: http://www.europarl.europa.eu/sides/getDoc.do?secondRef=TOC&language=EN&reference=20130909&type=CRE type: Debate in Parliament title: Debate in Parliament body: EP type: Debate in Parliament
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