Select Committee on European Communities 31st Report



APPENDIX 6

SCHENGEN ACQUIS

  The titles of the decisions and declarations of the Executive Committee which form part of the Schengen acquis and have been deposited in the Library are listed below in chronological order. They may be cross-referenced to the first draft Decision which identifies the acquis. A number of the documents have not been translated into English. We can not guarantee the accuracy of our own translations.

1993 DECISIONS
SCH/Com-ex(93) 1 rev 2
Subject:Rules of Procedure of the Executive Committee
Legal base:Convention Article 132
SCH/Com-ex(93) 2
Subject:Format of Executive Committee Decisions
Legal base:Convention Article 132
SCH/Com-ex(93) 3
Subject:Administrative and Financial Arrangements for the Executive Committee
Legal base:Convention Article 132
SCH/Com-ex(93) 4 rev 2
Subject:Adoption of the Common Manual on controls at external borders
Legal base:Convention Article 132, 3, 5, 6, 7, 8, 10, 11, 12, 17, 18 & 25
[No copy of Common Manual or of Annexes. Some material is confidential].
SCH/Com-ex(93) 5 rev
Subject:Adoption of the Common Consular Manual
Legal base:Convention Articles 132, 9 & 17
[No copy of Common Manual or of Annexes. Some material is confidential].
SCH/Com-ex(93) 6
Confidential document not made available.
SCH/Com-ex(93) 7
Subject:Visa label models
Legal base:Convention Article 132, 10 & 17
SCH/Com-ex(93) 8
Subject:Adoption of the SIRENE Manual (Supplementary Information Request at the National Entries). This consolidates working procedures between SIRENE bureaux, the bodies through which information for the Schengen Information System and its end-users is exchanged
Legal base:Convention Articles 132, 5, 25, 39, 46, 94-102, 104-110
[No copy of the Manual and its Annexes. All are confidential].
SCH/Com-ex(93) 9
Subject:Decision confirming the Declarations by Ministers and Secretaries of State regarding drugs and psychotropic substances
Legal base:Convention Articles 132 & 70-76
[No copies of the Declarations. Documents referred to in three of the declarations are confidential].
SCH/Com-ex(93) 10
Subject:Adoption of Ministers' Declarations of 19 June 1992 and 30 June 1993 regarding implementation of the Schengen Convention
Legal base:Convention Article 132
[No copy of Declarations].
SCH/Com-ex(93) 11
Subject:Adoption of Ministers' Declarations listed in the Annex (in French)
Legal base:Convention Article 132
[Title and date but not the full text of the Declarations is in the Annex].
SCH/Com-ex(93) 12
Subject:Prescribes date on which Executive Committee Decisions enter into force
Legal base:Convention Article 132
SCH/Com-ex(93) 13
Subject:Approval of 1994 budget for the Schengen Information System
Legal base:Convention Articles 132, 92 & 119
SCH/Com-ex(93) 14
Subject:Requests for mutual assistance to combat drug trafficking
Legal base:Convention Articles 132, 48-53 & 70-76
SCH/Com-ex(93) 15 corr
Subject:Ministerial Declaration on the handling of asylum claims (in French)
Legal base:Convention Articles 132 & 28-38
[Concerns the effect of the entry into force of the Dublin Convention].
SCH/Com-ex(93) 16
Subject:Financial Regulation on the setting up and operating costs of the Schengen Information System
Legal base:Convention Articles 132, 92 & 119
SCH/Com-ex(93) 17
Subject:1994 budget contributions (in French)
Legal base:Convention Article 132 and Financial Regulation
SCH/Com-ex(93) 18 rev 1
Subject:Consultation mechanism for central authorities of Schengen States before granting visas to nationals of countries included in a list drawn up by the Executive Committee
Legal base:Convention Articles 132 and 17(2)
SCH/Com-ex(93) 19
Subject:Confirms objective of achieving greater harmonisation in the area of free movement of persons, particularly with regard to visas
Legal base:Convention Articles 132, 9 and 10
SCH/Com-ex(93) 20 rev
Subject:Harmonisation of fees for the uniform visa (in French)
Legal base:Convention Articles 132, 9 & 17(3)(d)
SCH/Com-ex(93) 21
Subject:Procedures for extending the uniform visa (with Annex in French)
Legal base:Convention Articles 132 & 17(3)(e)
SCH/Com-ex(93) 22 rev
Subject:List of documents which must be kept confidential for one of three reasons, even if their contents are incorporated into national rules or manuals which are not covered by a confidentiality requirement under domestic law
Legal base:Convention Article 132
[The confidential documents are annexes 1, 5, 8-10 of the Common Consular Instructions on Visas; the list of countries subject to visa requirements; the Common Manual; the SIRENE Manual; three documents on narcotic drugs covering external border controls (SCH/Stup(92) 45), controlled deliveries (SCH/Stup(92) 46 rev 4), and illicit drug exports (SCH/Stup(92) 72 rev 3].
SCH/Com-ex(93) 23
Subject:Establishes German Presidency for 6 months from 1 January 1994 (in French)
Legal base:Convention Article 132 and Article 1 of the Executive Committee's Internal Regulation
SCH/Com-ex(93) 24
Subject:Procedures for cancelling, rescinding or shortening the length of validity of the uniform visa (Annex in French)
Legal base:Convention Articles 131 and 132
1993 DECLARATIONS
SCH/Com-ex(93) decl 1
Subject:Progress report on the Schengen Information System (in French)
SCH/Com-ex(93) decl 2
Subject:Progress report on steps taken to improve the fight against drugs (in French)
SCH/Com-ex(93) decl 3
Subject:Progress report on external border controls (in French)
SCG/Com-ex(93) decl 4
Subject:Declaration on the date of entry into force of the Convention (in French)
SCH/Com-ex(93) decl 5
Subject:Declaration providing for a review of the SIRENE Manual one year from the date on which the Schengen Information System becomes operational (in French)
SCH/Com-ex(93) decl 6
Subject:Declaration on measures to encourage cooperation between border control authorities (in German)
SCH/Com-ex(93) decl 8 rev 2
Subject:Declarations of the Executive Committee pursuant to Article 7 of the Internal Regulation (in French)
SCH/Com-ex(93) decl 9
Subject:Declaration pursuant to amendments to Articles 2(4) and 9(2) of the Internal Regulation (in French)
SCH/Com-ex(93) decl 10
Subject:Guidelines to enable the Executive Committee to oversee the correct implementation of the Convention pursuant to Article 131 (in French)
[These include the creation of an expert group on external border controls and a "groupe d'evaluation"—a form of peer group control].
SCH/Com-ex(93) decl 12 rev 2
Subject:Declaration on Austria's request for observer status
SCH/Com-ex(93) decl 13
Subject:Guidelines for improving judicial cooperation in the fight against illicit trafficking in drugs (in French and German)
SCH/Com-ex(93) decl 15 def
Subject:Declaration stating that the requirement for effective external border controls (a pre-condition for the entry into force of the Convention) has been satisfied (in French)
SCH/Com-ex(93) decl 16 def
Subject:Declaration stating that the requirement for effective cooperation on drugs (a pre-condition for the entry into force of the Convention) has been satisfied (in French)
SCH/Com-ex(93) decl 17 rev 3
Subject:Declaration on the work of the "crisis unit" set up to resolve technical difficulties in the implementation of the Schengen Information System


 
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