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2014/0132(COD) Scientific examination of questions relating to food: repealing obsolete Directive

Progress: Procedure completed

RoleCommitteeRapporteurShadows
Lead ENVI LA VIA Giovanni (icon: PPE PPE) CAPUTO Nicola (icon: S&D S&D), PAULSEN Marit (icon: ALDE ALDE)
Former Responsible Committee ENVI
Committee Opinion ITRE
Former Committee Opinion ITRE
Lead committee dossier:
Legal Basis:
TFEU 114

Events

2015/02/18
   Final act published in Official Journal
Details

PURPOSE: repealing Council Directive 93/5/EEC of 25 February 1993 on assistance to the Commission and cooperation by the Member States in the scientific examination of questions relating to food.

LEGISLATIVE ACT: Directive (EU) 2015/254 of the European Parliament and of the Council repealing Council Directive 93/5/EEC on assistance to the Commission and cooperation by the Member States in the scientific examination of questions relating to food.

CONTENT: this Directive repeals Directive 93/5/EEC .

Council Directive 93/5/EEC aimed to ensure the smooth running of the Scientific Committee on Food by promoting the scientific support from the Member States to that Committee and by organising cooperation with the relevant national bodies on scientific issues regarding the safety of foodstuffs.

Pursuant to Regulation (EC) No 178/2002 of the European Parliament and of the Council, the tasks of the Scientific Committee on Food referred to in Directive 93/5/EEC have been transferred to the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA), and those tasks are currently provided for by Regulation (EC) No 178/2002.

EFSA has also become the competent body to promote scientific cooperation with the Member States and relevant national bodies operating in the fields falling within EFSA's mission.

In the framework of the Regulatory Fitness and Performance Programme ( REFIT ), the Commission is committed to achieving a simple, clear, stable and predictable regulatory framework for businesses, workers and citizens.

Directive 93/5/EEC has therefore become obsolete and should be repealed

ENTRY INTO FORCE: 10.03.2015.

TRANSPOSITION: 29.2.2016 at the latest.

2015/02/11
   CSL - Draft final act
Documents
2015/02/11
   CSL - Final act signed
2015/02/11
   EP - End of procedure in Parliament
2015/01/27
   EP/CSL - Act adopted by Council after Parliament's 1st reading
2015/01/27
   CSL - Council Meeting
2014/12/16
   EP - Results of vote in Parliament
2014/12/16
   EP - Decision by Parliament, 1st reading/single reading
Details

The European Parliament adopted by 640 votes to 53, with 6 abstentions, a legislative resolution on the proposal for a directive of the European Parliament and of the Council repealing Council Directive 93/5/EEC of 25 February 1993 on assistance to the Commission and cooperation by the Member States in the scientific examination of questions relating to food.

Parliament adopted its position at first reading without making amendments to the Commission proposal.

In December 2012, the Commission launched the Regulatory Fitness and Performance Programme ( REFIT ) to ensure a simple, clear, stable and predictable regulatory framework for businesses, workers and citizens. In this context, the Commission has proposed to repeal Council Directive 93/5/EEC.

The aim of Council Directive 93/5/EEC was to ensure the smooth running of the Scientific Committee for Food by promoting the scientific support from the Member States and by organising the cooperation with the relevant national bodies on scientific issues regarding the safety of foodstuffs.

Documents
2014/12/09
   EP - Committee report tabled for plenary, 1st reading/single reading
Details

The Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety adopted the report by Giovanni LA VIA (EPP, IT) on the proposal for a directive of the European Parliament and of the Council repealing Council Directive 93/5/EEC of 25 February 1993 on assistance to the Commission and cooperation by the Member States in the scientific examination of questions relating to food.

It recommended the European Parliament to adopt its position at first reading taking over the Commission proposal.

Documents
2014/12/03
   EP - Vote in committee, 1st reading/single reading
2014/07/17
   EP - LA VIA Giovanni (PPE) appointed as rapporteur in ENVI
2014/07/09
   ESC - Economic and Social Committee: opinion, report
Documents
2014/07/03
   EP - Committee referral announced in Parliament, 1st reading/single reading
2014/06/24
   IT_SENATE - Contribution
Documents
2014/05/05
   EC - Legislative proposal published
Details

PURPOSE: repealing Council Directive 93/5/EEC of 25 February 1993 on assistance to the Commission and cooperation by the Member States in the scientific examination of questions relating to food.

PROPOSED ACT: Directive of the European Parliament and Council.

ROLE OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT: the European Parliament decides in accordance with the ordinary legislative procedure on an equal footing with the Council.

BACKGROUND: with the Regulatory Fitness and Performance Programme (REFIT), the Commission is committed to ensure a simple, clear, stable and predictable regulatory framework for businesses, workers and citizens.

The aim of Council Directive 93/5/EEC was to ensure the smooth running of the Scientific Committee for Food by promoting the scientific support from the Member States and by organising the cooperation with the relevant national bodies on scientific issues regarding the safety of foodstuffs.

Following Regulation (EC) No 178/2002 of the European Parliament and of the Council, the scientific tasks entrusted to the Scientific Committee on Food have been taken over by the Scientific Committee and Panels of the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA). EFSA has also become the competent body to promote scientific cooperation with the Member States and relevant national bodies operating in the fields falling within the Authority's mission.

CONTENT: Council Directive 93/5/EEC has become obsolete and should be repealed.

Documents

Activities

Votes

A8-0059/2014 - Giovanni La Via - Vote unique

2014/12/16 Outcome: +: 640, -: 53, 0: 6
DE IT ES PL RO FR GB PT BE NL AT HU CZ BG SE FI EL DK SK HR LT IE LV SI LU CY EE MT
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93
65
50
48
29
71
69
20
20
26
18
18
19
16
17
13
16
12
13
11
9
8
8
7
6
6
5
5
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1
2

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Estonia PPE

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1
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Netherlands S&D

3

Greece S&D

2

Croatia S&D

2

Latvia S&D

1

Slovenia S&D

For (1)

1

Luxembourg S&D

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1

Cyprus S&D

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Estonia S&D

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1

Malta S&D

3
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Romania ALDE

3

United Kingdom ALDE

1

Austria ALDE

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1

Denmark ALDE

2

Croatia ALDE

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Ireland ALDE

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1

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1

Luxembourg ALDE

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2

Czechia ECR

2

Bulgaria ECR

1

Finland ECR

2

Greece ECR

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1

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1

Latvia ECR

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Belgium Verts/ALE

2

Netherlands Verts/ALE

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Austria Verts/ALE

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Hungary Verts/ALE

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Finland Verts/ALE

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1

Denmark Verts/ALE

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1

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Germany NI

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United Kingdom NI

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Hungary NI

2

Latvia NI

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Poland EFDD

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France EFDD

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Czechia EFDD

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Sweden EFDD

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      • date: 2015-02-18T00:00:00 type: Final act published in Official Journal summary: PURPOSE: repealing Council Directive 93/5/EEC of 25 February 1993 on assistance to the Commission and cooperation by the Member States in the scientific examination of questions relating to food. LEGISLATIVE ACT: Directive (EU) 2015/254 of the European Parliament and of the Council repealing Council Directive 93/5/EEC on assistance to the Commission and cooperation by the Member States in the scientific examination of questions relating to food. CONTENT: this Directive repeals Directive 93/5/EEC . Council Directive 93/5/EEC aimed to ensure the smooth running of the Scientific Committee on Food by promoting the scientific support from the Member States to that Committee and by organising cooperation with the relevant national bodies on scientific issues regarding the safety of foodstuffs. Pursuant to Regulation (EC) No 178/2002 of the European Parliament and of the Council, the tasks of the Scientific Committee on Food referred to in Directive 93/5/EEC have been transferred to the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA), and those tasks are currently provided for by Regulation (EC) No 178/2002. EFSA has also become the competent body to promote scientific cooperation with the Member States and relevant national bodies operating in the fields falling within EFSA's mission. In the framework of the Regulatory Fitness and Performance Programme ( REFIT ), the Commission is committed to achieving a simple, clear, stable and predictable regulatory framework for businesses, workers and citizens. Directive 93/5/EEC has therefore become obsolete and should be repealed ENTRY INTO FORCE: 10.03.2015. TRANSPOSITION: 29.2.2016 at the latest. docs: title: Directive 2015/254 url: https://eur-lex.europa.eu/smartapi/cgi/sga_doc?smartapi!celexplus!prod!CELEXnumdoc&lg=EN&numdoc=32015L0254 title: OJ L 043 18.02.2015, p. 0001 url: https://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/?uri=OJ:L:2015:043:TOC
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      PURPOSE: repealing Council Directive 93/5/EEC of 25 February 1993 on assistance to the Commission and cooperation by the Member States in the scientific examination of questions relating to food.

      LEGISLATIVE ACT: Directive (EU) 2015/254 of the European Parliament and of the Council repealing Council Directive 93/5/EEC on assistance to the Commission and cooperation by the Member States in the scientific examination of questions relating to food.

      CONTENT: this Directive repeals Directive 93/5/EEC.

      Council Directive 93/5/EEC aimed to ensure the smooth running of the Scientific Committee on Food by promoting the scientific support from the Member States to that Committee and by organising cooperation with the relevant national bodies on scientific issues regarding the safety of foodstuffs.

      Pursuant to Regulation (EC) No 178/2002 of the European Parliament and of the Council, the tasks of the Scientific Committee on Food referred to in Directive 93/5/EEC have been transferred to the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA), and those tasks are currently provided for by Regulation (EC) No 178/2002.

      EFSA has also become the competent body to promote scientific cooperation with the Member States and relevant national bodies operating in the fields falling within EFSA's mission.

      In the framework of the Regulatory Fitness and Performance Programme (REFIT), the Commission is committed to achieving a simple, clear, stable and predictable regulatory framework for businesses, workers and citizens.

      Directive 93/5/EEC has therefore become obsolete and should be repealed

      ENTRY INTO FORCE: 10.03.2015.

      TRANSPOSITION: 29.2.2016 at the latest.

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      • The European Parliament adopted by 640 votes to 53, with 6 abstentions, a legislative resolution on the proposal for a directive of the European Parliament and of the Council repealing Council Directive 93/5/EEC of 25 February 1993 on assistance to the Commission and cooperation by the Member States in the scientific examination of questions relating to food.

        Parliament adopted its position at first reading without making amendments to the Commission proposal.

        In December 2012, the Commission launched the Regulatory Fitness and Performance Programme (REFIT) to ensure a simple, clear, stable and predictable regulatory framework for businesses, workers and citizens. In this context, the Commission has proposed to repeal Council Directive 93/5/EEC.

        The aim of Council Directive 93/5/EEC was to ensure the smooth running of the Scientific Committee for Food by promoting the scientific support from the Member States and by organising the cooperation with the relevant national bodies on scientific issues regarding the safety of foodstuffs.

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      • The Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety adopted the report by Giovanni LA VIA (EPP, IT) on the proposal for a directive of the European Parliament and of the Council repealing Council Directive 93/5/EEC of 25 February 1993 on assistance to the Commission and cooperation by the Member States in the scientific examination of questions relating to food.

        It recommended the European Parliament to adopt its position at first reading taking over the Commission proposal.

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      • PURPOSE: repealing Council Directive 93/5/EEC of 25 February 1993 on assistance to the Commission and cooperation by the Member States in the scientific examination of questions relating to food.

        PROPOSED ACT: Directive of the European Parliament and Council.

        ROLE OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT: the European Parliament decides in accordance with the ordinary legislative procedure on an equal footing with the Council.

        BACKGROUND: with the Regulatory Fitness and Performance Programme (REFIT), the Commission is committed to ensure a simple, clear, stable and predictable regulatory framework for businesses, workers and citizens.

        The aim of Council Directive 93/5/EEC was to ensure the smooth running of the Scientific Committee for Food by promoting the scientific support from the Member States and by organising the cooperation with the relevant national bodies on scientific issues regarding the safety of foodstuffs.

        Following Regulation (EC) No 178/2002 of the European Parliament and of the Council, the scientific tasks entrusted to the Scientific Committee on Food have been taken over by the Scientific Committee and Panels of the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA). EFSA has also become the competent body to promote scientific cooperation with the Member States and relevant national bodies operating in the fields falling within the Authority's mission.

        CONTENT: Council Directive 93/5/EEC has become obsolete and should be repealed.

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