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2019/0076(NLE) EU/Gambia Sustainable Fisheries Partnership Agreement and Implementation Protocol
Next event: Indicative plenary sitting date, 1st reading/single reading 2019/12/17

Progress: Awaiting Parliament 1st reading / single reading / budget 1st stage

RoleCommitteeRapporteurShadows
Lead PECH AVRAM Carmen (icon: S&D S&D) SCHREIJER-PIERIK Annie (icon: EPP EPP), BILBAO BARANDICA Izaskun (icon: Renew Renew), ROOSE Caroline (icon: Verts/ALE Verts/ALE), MOBARIK Baroness Nosheena (icon: ECR ECR), HAZEKAMP Anja (icon: GUE/NGL GUE/NGL)
Former Responsible Committee PECH
Committee Opinion DEVE
Committee Opinion BUDG CHASTEL Olivier (icon: Renew Renew)
Former Committee Opinion DEVE
Former Committee Opinion BUDG José Manuel FERNANDES (icon: PPE PPE), Eider GARDIAZABAL RUBIAL (icon: S&D S&D)
Lead committee dossier:
Legal Basis:
TFEU 043-p2, TFEU 218-p6a, TFEU 218-p7

Events

2019/12/17
   Indicative plenary sitting date, 1st reading/single reading
2019/11/14
   EP - Committee report tabled for plenary, 1st reading/single reading
2019/11/12
   EP - Vote in committee, 1st reading/single reading
2019/11/06
   EP - Committee opinion
Documents
2019/09/16
   EP - Committee referral announced in Parliament, 1st reading/single reading
2019/09/13
   EP - Committee draft report
Documents
2019/07/23
   EP - AVRAM Carmen (S&D) appointed as rapporteur in PECH
2019/07/23
   EP - CHASTEL Olivier (Renew) appointed as rapporteur in BUDG
2019/06/18
   CSL - Document attached to the procedure
Details

Sustainable Fisheries Partnership Agreement between the European Union and the Republic of The Gambia

The new Agreement repeals and replaces the existing Agreement, which entered into force on 2 June 1987; it covers a period of six years from the date of its provisional application and is tacitly renewable.

Principles and objectives

The objectives of the agreement are as follows:

- provide an updated framework, taking into account the priorities of the reformed Common Fisheries Policy and its external dimension, with a view to establishing a strategic partnership between the European Union and the Republic of Gambia in the fisheries sector;

- to renew cooperation between the European Union and the Republic of The Gambia to promote a sustainable fisheries policy and the responsible exploitation of fisheries resources in the Gambia's fishing zone, in the interest of both parties.

The Parties undertake to promote sustainable fisheries in the Gambian fishing zone on the basis of the principle of non-discrimination between the different vessels present in that zone.

Scope

This Agreement establishes the principles, rules and procedures governing:

- the conditions under which Union vessels may engage in fishing activities in the Gambian fishing zone;

- economic, financial, technical and scientific cooperation in the fisheries sector with a view to promoting sustainable fishing in the Gambian fishing zone and the development of the Gambian fisheries and maritime sectors;

- cooperation on management, control and surveillance measures in the Gambian fishing zone with a view to ensuring that the above rules and conditions are complied with and that the measures for the conservation of fish stocks and management of fishing activities, in particular those concerning the fight against illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing, are effective;

- partnerships between operators aimed at developing economic activities in the fisheries sector and related activities, in the common interest.

Financial contribution

The Union shall grant The Gambia a financial contribution under this Agreement in order to: (i) support part of the access costs of Union vessels to the Gambian fishing zone and fisheries resources, without prejudice to the access costs borne by the vessel owners; (ii) reinforce The Gambia's capacity to develop a sustainable fisheries policy through sectoral support.

The Agreement establishes a Joint Committee, composed of representatives of the Union and the Gambian authorities, to monitor the implementation of the Agreement. The Joint Committee may adopt amendments to the Protocol.

Documents
2019/06/18
   CSL - Document attached to the procedure
Details

PROTOCOL on the implementation of the Sustainable Fisheries Partnership Agreement between the European Union and the Republic of The Gambia.

The new Sustainable Fisheries Partnership Agreement between the European Union and the Republic of The Gambia repeals and replaces the existing Agreement, which entered into force on 2 June 1987; it covers a period of six years from the date of its provisional application and is tacitly renewable.

The new Protocol on the implementation covers a period of six years from the date of its provisional application, i.e. the date of its signature by the Parties.

Objective

The objective of the Protocol is to provide fishing opportunities for European Union vessels in Gambian waters taking into account available scientific assessments, in particular those of the Committee on Fisheries for the Eastern Central Atlantic (CECAF) and respecting the best scientific advice and recommendations of the International Commission for the Conservation of Atlantic Tunas (ICCAT), within the limits of the available surplus.

Fishing opportunities and financial contribution

The fishing opportunities granted to Union vessels shall be as follows:

- 28 freezer tuna seiners;

- 10 pole-and-lines;

- 3 trawlers (targeting deep-water hake, deep-water fishing).

The annual financial contribution amounts to EUR 550 000, allocated as follows:

- an annual amount for access to the fisheries resources in the Gambian fishing zone of EUR 275 000 equivalent to a reference tonnage, for highly migratory species, of 3 300 tonnes per year, and;

- specific annual amount for the support of the implementation of The Gambia's sectoral fisheries policy of EUR 275 000 per year. This support meets the objectives of The Gambia’s national policy on the sustainable management of continental and maritime fishery resources.

The Joint Committee may reassess and decide to review the fishing opportunities insofar as the recommendations and resolutions adopted within ICCAT and other regional scientific bodies indicate that such a review is compatible with the sustainable management of the fisheries resources covered by this Protocol.

Both the Union and The Gambia shall ensure that catches made by Union vessels are monitored on regular basis. In the case of demersal species, as soon as the catch level reaches 80 % of the total allowable catch, The Gambia shall notify the Union authorities. On receipt of this notification, the Union shall likewise inform the Member States thereof. Member States shall then act appropriately to ensure that catch levels of demersal species do not surpass the total allowable catch.

Sectoral support

The Joint Committee shall adopt a multiannual sectoral programme and its implementing rules, covering in particular the objectives to be achieved over time, both on an annual and multiannual basis, with a view to developing responsible and sustainable fishing activities taking into account the priorities expressed by The Gambia in its national policies relating to or having an impact on the following areas:

- support and management measures for fisheries, aquaculture and artisanal fisheries;

- sanitary and quality management with a view to developing export capacities;

- fisheries monitoring, control and surveillance and fight against illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing;

- the development and strengthening of scientific capacity in the field of fisheries.

Any proposed amendments to the multiannual sectoral programme must be approved by the Joint Committee.

Documents
2019/06/18
   EC - Legislative proposal published
Details

PURPOSE: to conclude the Sustainable Fisheries Partnership Agreement between the European Union and the Republic of The Gambia and of the Protocol on the implementation of that Partnership Agreement.

PROPOSED ACT: Council Decision.

ROLE OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT: Council may adopt the act only if Parliament has given its consent to the act.

BACKGROUND: the Council authorised the European Commission to negotiate, on behalf of the European Union, a new Agreement between the European Union and the Republic of The Gambia, and a Protocol setting out the fishing opportunities and financial contribution.

At the end of the negotiations an Agreement and Protocol were initialled by the negotiators on 19 October 2018. The new Agreement repeals and replaces the existing Agreement which entered into force on 2 June 1987; it covers a period of six years from the date of its provisional application, renewable by tacit agreement.

The Partnership Agreement and the Protocol have been provisionally applied from the date of their signature. They should now be approved.

CONTENT: the draft Council Decision seeks the approval, on behalf of the Union, of the EU-Gambia Sustainable Fisheries Partnership Agreement and the Protocol implementing that Partnership Agreement.

The main aim of the new Agreement is to provide an updated framework taking into account the priorities of the reformed Common Fisheries Policy1 and its external dimension, with a view to establishing a strategic partnership between the European Union and the Republic of The Gambia in the field of fisheries.

The aim is also to enhance cooperation between the European Union and the Republic of The Gambia to promote a sustainable fisheries policy and sound exploitation of fisheries resources in the Gambian fishing zone, in the interest of both parties

The aim of the Protocol is to grant fishing opportunities to European Union vessels in Gambian waters taking into account available scientific assessments, in particular those of the Fishery Committee for the Eastern Central Atlantic (CECAF), and in accordance with the best available scientific advice and the recommendations of the International Commission for the Conservation of Atlantic Tunas (ICCAT), within the limits of the available surplus.

The Commission would be authorised to approve, on behalf of the Union, the amendments to the Protocol to be adopted by the Joint Committee set up under the Partnership Agreement.

Documents
2019/03/12
   EC - Document attached to the procedure
Details

PURPOSE: signature, on behalf of the European Union, and provisional application of a Sustainable Fisheries Partnership Agreement between the European Union and the Republic of The Gambia and its Implementation Protocol.

PROPOSED ACT: Council Decision.

BACKGROUND: the Commission negotiated on behalf of the European Union a new Sustainable Fisheries Partnership Agreement between the European Union and the Republic of The Gambia as well as a new Implementation Protocol to the Partnership Agreement. The Partnership Agreement and the Protocol were initialled at the end of those negotiations on 19 October 2018.

The Partnership Agreement repeals the previous Agreement that was concluded between the Government of the Republic of The Gambia and the European Economic Community on fishing off the coast of The Gambia and that entered into force on 2 June 1987.

The objective of the Protocol is to enable the European Union and the Republic of The Gambia to work more closely together to promote a sustainable fisheries policy and a responsible exploitation of fisheries resources in Gambian waters.

In order to ensure an expeditious start of fishing activities by Union vessels, the Partnership Agreement and the Implementation Protocol should be applied provisionally upon their signature.

CONTENT: the Commission proposes that the Council decide to approve, on behalf of the European Union, the signing of the Partnership Agreement on Sustainable Fisheries between the European Union and the Republic of Gambia and its Protocol of Implementation, subject to the conclusion of these two acts.

The main aim of the new Agreement is to provide an updated framework taking into account the priorities of the reformed Common Fisheries Policy and its external dimension, with a view to establishing a strategic partnership between the European Union and the Republic of The Gambia in the field of fisheries.

The aim of the Protocol is to grant fishing opportunities to European Union vessels in Gambian waters taking into account available scientific assessments.

The Protocol provides for fishing opportunities in the following categories:

- 28 tuna seiners;

- 10 pole-and-line vessels;

- 3 trawlers (targeting black hake, a deep-sea demersal species).

The annual financial contribution is EUR 550 000, based on:

- an annual amount for access to the fisheries resources in the Gambian fishing zone of EUR 275 000 equivalent to a reference tonnage, for highly migratory species, of 3 300 tonnes per year;

- support for development of the sectoral fisheries policy of The Gambia, amounting to EUR 275 000 a year. This support meets the objectives of The Gambia’s national policy on the sustainable management of continental and maritime fishery resources.

The negotiation of a new Fisheries Partnership Agreement with The Gambia forms part of the Union’s external action in relation to ACP countries and takes into account, in particular, Union objectives on respecting democratic principles and human rights.

The new Agreement and the new Protocol covers a period of six years from the date of provisional application.

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  • Sustainable Fisheries Partnership Agreement between the European Union and the Republic of The Gambia
  • The new Agreement repeals and replaces the existing Agreement, which entered into force on 2 June 1987; it covers a period of six years from the date of its provisional application and is tacitly renewable.
  • Principles and objectives
  • The objectives of the agreement are as follows:
  • - provide an updated framework, taking into account the priorities of the reformed Common Fisheries Policy and its external dimension, with a view to establishing a strategic partnership between the European Union and the Republic of Gambia in the fisheries sector;
  • - to renew cooperation between the European Union and the Republic of The Gambia to promote a sustainable fisheries policy and the responsible exploitation of fisheries resources in the Gambia's fishing zone, in the interest of both parties.
  • The Parties undertake to promote sustainable fisheries in the Gambian fishing zone on the basis of the principle of non-discrimination between the different vessels present in that zone.
  • Scope
  • This Agreement establishes the principles, rules and procedures governing:
  • - the conditions under which Union vessels may engage in fishing activities in the Gambian fishing zone;
  • - economic, financial, technical and scientific cooperation in the fisheries sector with a view to promoting sustainable fishing in the Gambian fishing zone and the development of the Gambian fisheries and maritime sectors;
  • - cooperation on management, control and surveillance measures in the Gambian fishing zone with a view to ensuring that the above rules and conditions are complied with and that the measures for the conservation of fish stocks and management of fishing activities, in particular those concerning the fight against illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing, are effective;
  • - partnerships between operators aimed at developing economic activities in the fisheries sector and related activities, in the common interest.
  • Financial contribution
  • The Union shall grant The Gambia a financial contribution under this Agreement in order to: (i) support part of the access costs of Union vessels to the Gambian fishing zone and fisheries resources, without prejudice to the access costs borne by the vessel owners; (ii) reinforce The Gambia's capacity to develop a sustainable fisheries policy through sectoral support.
  • The Agreement establishes a Joint Committee, composed of representatives of the Union and the Gambian authorities, to monitor the implementation of the Agreement. The Joint Committee may adopt amendments to the Protocol.
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  • PROTOCOL on the implementation of the Sustainable Fisheries Partnership Agreement between the European Union and the Republic of The Gambia.
  • The new Sustainable Fisheries Partnership Agreement between the European Union and the Republic of The Gambia repeals and replaces the existing Agreement, which entered into force on 2 June 1987; it covers a period of six years from the date of its provisional application and is tacitly renewable.
  • The new Protocol on the implementation covers a period of six years from the date of its provisional application, i.e. the date of its signature by the Parties.
  • Objective
  • The objective of the Protocol is to provide fishing opportunities for European Union vessels in Gambian waters taking into account available scientific assessments, in particular those of the Committee on Fisheries for the Eastern Central Atlantic (CECAF) and respecting the best scientific advice and recommendations of the International Commission for the Conservation of Atlantic Tunas (ICCAT), within the limits of the available surplus.
  • Fishing opportunities and financial contribution
  • The fishing opportunities granted to Union vessels shall be as follows:
  • - 28 freezer tuna seiners;
  • - 10 pole-and-lines;
  • - 3 trawlers (targeting deep-water hake, deep-water fishing).
  • The annual financial contribution amounts to EUR 550 000, allocated as follows:
  • - an annual amount for access to the fisheries resources in the Gambian fishing zone of EUR 275 000 equivalent to a reference tonnage, for highly migratory species, of 3 300 tonnes per year, and;
  • - specific annual amount for the support of the implementation of The Gambia's sectoral fisheries policy of EUR 275 000 per year. This support meets the objectives of The Gambia’s national policy on the sustainable management of continental and maritime fishery resources.
  • The Joint Committee may reassess and decide to review the fishing opportunities insofar as the recommendations and resolutions adopted within ICCAT and other regional scientific bodies indicate that such a review is compatible with the sustainable management of the fisheries resources covered by this Protocol.
  • Both the Union and The Gambia shall ensure that catches made by Union vessels are monitored on regular basis. In the case of demersal species, as soon as the catch level reaches 80 % of the total allowable catch, The Gambia shall notify the Union authorities. On receipt of this notification, the Union shall likewise inform the Member States thereof. Member States shall then act appropriately to ensure that catch levels of demersal species do not surpass the total allowable catch.
  • Sectoral support
  • The Joint Committee shall adopt a multiannual sectoral programme and its implementing rules, covering in particular the objectives to be achieved over time, both on an annual and multiannual basis, with a view to developing responsible and sustainable fishing activities taking into account the priorities expressed by The Gambia in its national policies relating to or having an impact on the following areas:
  • - support and management measures for fisheries, aquaculture and artisanal fisheries;
  • - sanitary and quality management with a view to developing export capacities;
  • - fisheries monitoring, control and surveillance and fight against illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing;
  • - the development and strengthening of scientific capacity in the field of fisheries.
  • Any proposed amendments to the multiannual sectoral programme must be approved by the Joint Committee.
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  • PURPOSE: to conclude the Sustainable Fisheries Partnership Agreement between the European Union and the Republic of The Gambia and of the Protocol on the implementation of that Partnership Agreement.
  • PROPOSED ACT: Council Decision.
  • ROLE OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT: Council may adopt the act only if Parliament has given its consent to the act.
  • BACKGROUND: the Council authorised the European Commission to negotiate, on behalf of the European Union, a new Agreement between the European Union and the Republic of The Gambia, and a Protocol setting out the fishing opportunities and financial contribution.
  • At the end of the negotiations an Agreement and Protocol were initialled by the negotiators on 19 October 2018. The new Agreement repeals and replaces the existing Agreement which entered into force on 2 June 1987; it covers a period of six years from the date of its provisional application, renewable by tacit agreement.
  • The Partnership Agreement and the Protocol have been provisionally applied from the date of their signature. They should now be approved.
  • CONTENT: the draft Council Decision seeks the approval, on behalf of the Union, of the EU-Gambia Sustainable Fisheries Partnership Agreement and the Protocol implementing that Partnership Agreement.
  • The main aim of the new Agreement is to provide an updated framework taking into account the priorities of the reformed Common Fisheries Policy1 and its external dimension, with a view to establishing a strategic partnership between the European Union and the Republic of The Gambia in the field of fisheries.
  • The aim is also to enhance cooperation between the European Union and the Republic of The Gambia to promote a sustainable fisheries policy and sound exploitation of fisheries resources in the Gambian fishing zone, in the interest of both parties
  • The aim of the Protocol is to grant fishing opportunities to European Union vessels in Gambian waters taking into account available scientific assessments, in particular those of the Fishery Committee for the Eastern Central Atlantic (CECAF), and in accordance with the best available scientific advice and the recommendations of the International Commission for the Conservation of Atlantic Tunas (ICCAT), within the limits of the available surplus.
  • The Commission would be authorised to approve, on behalf of the Union, the amendments to the Protocol to be adopted by the Joint Committee set up under the Partnership Agreement.
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            • date: 2019-03-12T00:00:00 docs: url: http://www.europarl.europa.eu/RegData/docs_autres_institutions/commission_europeenne/com/2019/0134/COM_COM(2019)0134_EN.pdf title: COM(2019)0134 url: https://eur-lex.europa.eu/smartapi/cgi/sga_doc?smartapi!celexplus!prod!DocNumber&lg=EN&type_doc=COMfinal&an_doc=2019&nu_doc=0134 title: EUR-Lex summary: PURPOSE: signature, on behalf of the European Union, and provisional application of a Sustainable Fisheries Partnership Agreement between the European Union and the Republic of The Gambia and its Implementation Protocol. PROPOSED ACT: Council Decision. BACKGROUND: the Commission negotiated on behalf of the European Union a new Sustainable Fisheries Partnership Agreement between the European Union and the Republic of The Gambia as well as a new Implementation Protocol to the Partnership Agreement. The Partnership Agreement and the Protocol were initialled at the end of those negotiations on 19 October 2018. The Partnership Agreement repeals the previous Agreement that was concluded between the Government of the Republic of The Gambia and the European Economic Community on fishing off the coast of The Gambia and that entered into force on 2 June 1987. The objective of the Protocol is to enable the European Union and the Republic of The Gambia to work more closely together to promote a sustainable fisheries policy and a responsible exploitation of fisheries resources in Gambian waters. In order to ensure an expeditious start of fishing activities by Union vessels, the Partnership Agreement and the Implementation Protocol should be applied provisionally upon their signature. CONTENT: the Commission proposes that the Council decide to approve, on behalf of the European Union, the signing of the Partnership Agreement on Sustainable Fisheries between the European Union and the Republic of Gambia and its Protocol of Implementation, subject to the conclusion of these two acts. The main aim of the new Agreement is to provide an updated framework taking into account the priorities of the reformed Common Fisheries Policy and its external dimension, with a view to establishing a strategic partnership between the European Union and the Republic of The Gambia in the field of fisheries. The aim of the Protocol is to grant fishing opportunities to European Union vessels in Gambian waters taking into account available scientific assessments. The Protocol provides for fishing opportunities in the following categories: - 28 tuna seiners; - 10 pole-and-line vessels; - 3 trawlers (targeting black hake, a deep-sea demersal species). The annual financial contribution is EUR 550 000, based on: - an annual amount for access to the fisheries resources in the Gambian fishing zone of EUR 275 000 equivalent to a reference tonnage, for highly migratory species, of 3 300 tonnes per year; - support for development of the sectoral fisheries policy of The Gambia, amounting to EUR 275 000 a year. This support meets the objectives of The Gambia’s national policy on the sustainable management of continental and maritime fishery resources. The negotiation of a new Fisheries Partnership Agreement with The Gambia forms part of the Union’s external action in relation to ACP countries and takes into account, in particular, Union objectives on respecting democratic principles and human rights. The new Agreement and the new Protocol covers a period of six years from the date of provisional application. type: Document attached to the procedure body: EC
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            • date: 2019-03-12T00:00:00 type: Legislative proposal published body: EC docs: url: http://www.europarl.europa.eu/RegData/docs_autres_institutions/commission_europeenne/com/2019/0135/COM_COM(2019)0135_EN.pdf title: COM(2019)0135 url: https://eur-lex.europa.eu/smartapi/cgi/sga_doc?smartapi!celexplus!prod!DocNumber&lg=EN&type_doc=COMfinal&an_doc=2019&nu_doc=0135 title: EUR-Lex summary: PURPOSE: to approve the conclusion of a sustainable fisheries partnership agreement between the European Union and the Republic of The Gambia and of the implementation protocol thereto. PROPOSED ACT: Council decision. ROLE OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT: Council may adopt the act only if Parliament has given its consent to the act. BACKGROUND: the Commission negotiated a new agreement between the European Union and the Republic of The Gambia on sustainable fisheries and a protocol setting out the fishing opportunities and the corresponding financial contribution. At the end of the negotiations, the partnership agreement and the protocol were initialled on 19 October 2018. The partnership agreement and the protocol have been provisionally applied from the date of their signature. They should now be approved on behalf of the European Union. CONTENT: the Commission proposes that the Council decide to approve, on behalf of the Union, the sustainable fisheries partnership agreement between the European Union and the Republic of The Gambia and its implementation protocol. Objectives The new agreement repeals and replaces the existing agreement, which entered into force on 2 June 1987. Its objective is to provide an updated framework, taking into account the priorities of the reformed Common Fisheries Policy and its external dimension, with a view to establishing a strategic partnership between the European Union and the Republic of Gambia in the fisheries sector. The aim of the Protocol is to grant fishing opportunities to European Union vessels in Gambian waters taking into account available scientific assessments, in particular those of the Fishery Committee for the Eastern Central Atlantic (CECAF), and in accordance with the best available scientific advice and the recommendations of the International Commission for the Conservation of Atlantic Tunas (ICCAT), within the limits of the available surplus. Fishing opportunities The Protocol provides for fishing opportunities in the following categories: - 28 tuna seiners; - 10 pole-and-line vessels; - 3 trawlers (targeting black hake, a deep-sea demersal species). Financial consideration The annual financial contribution amounts to EUR 550 000, based on - an annual amount of EUR 275 000 for access to the fisheries resources in the Gambian fishing zone, equivalent to a reference tonnage, for highly migratory species, of 3 300 tonnes per year; - support for the development of Gambia's sectoral fisheries policy amounting to EUR 275 000 per year. This support is in line with the objectives of Gambia's national policy for the sustainable management of continental and marine fisheries resources. The new agreement covers a period of 6 years from the date of its provisional application, that being the date on which it is signed by the parties and is renewable by tacit agreement.
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            2019/0076(NLE)
            title
            EU/Gambia Sustainable Fisheries Partnership Agreement and Implementation Protocol
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            Gambia, The
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            NLE - Non-legislative enactments
            subtype
            Consent by Parliament
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            Preparatory phase in Parliament