PROCEEDINGS OF THE COMMITTEE
Wednesday 6 February 2002
|Mr Roger Casale||Mr Jim Dobbin
|Mr Michael Connarty||Miss Anne McIntosh
|Mr Tony Cunningham||Mr Angus Robertson
|Mr Wayne David||Mr Anthony Steen
|Mr Terry Davis|
In the absence of the Chairman, Mr Michael Connarty was called
to the Chair.
The Committee deliberated.
Draft Report, proposed by the Chairman, brought up and read.
Ordered, That the draft Report be read a second time, paragraph
Paragraphs 1.1 to 3.11 read and agreed to.
Paragraph 3.12 read, amended and agreed to.
Paragraphs 4.1 to 4.13 read and agreed to.
A paragraph (now 4.14) brought up, read the first and second time,
Paragraphs 4.15 to 9.5 read and agreed to.
Preamble to Paragraph 10 read as follows:
15.NEW UNIFORM FORMAT FOR VISAS
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
|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 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.