Select Committee on European Scrutiny Minutes of Proceedings Report




COM(01) 577

Draft Council Regulation amending Regulation (EC) No. 1683/95 laying down a uniform format for visas.

Legal base:Article 62(2)(b)(iii)EC; consultation; qualified majority of participating States
Document originated:9 October 2001
Forwarded to the Council:10 October 2001
Deposited in Parliament:25 October 2001
Department:Home Office
Basis of consideration:Minister's letter of 31 January 2002
Previous Committee Report:HC 152-xiv (2001-02), paragraph 3 (23 January 2002)
To be discussed in Council:February 2002
Committee's assessment:Politically important
Committee's decision:Cleared, but further information requested

Question put, That the preamble be read a second time.

The Committee divided.

Ayes  5          Noes 3

Mr Casale          Mr Davis

Mr Cunningham      Miss McIntosh

Mr David          Mr Steen

Mr Dobbin

Mr A Robertson

Paragraphs 10.1 to 10.6 read and agreed to.

Paragraph 10.7 read, amended and agreed to.

Paragraphs 11.1 to 14 read and agreed to.

Resolved, That the Report be the Eighteenth Report of the Committee to the House.

Ordered, That the Chairman do make the Report to the House.

  [Adjourned till Wednesday 13 February at Ten o'clock.

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