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2002 EN Official Journal of the European Communities C 153 E/275

Thursday 29 November 2001



Amendment 41
Article 14a (new)
Article 14a
The Court of Justice of the European Communities shall be
responsible for interpretation and the proper implementation
of this Framework Decision.

European Parliament legislative resolution on the Commission proposal for a Council framework
decision on combating terrorism (COM(2001) 521 ! C5-0452/2001 ! 2001/0217(CNS))

(Consultation procedure)

The European Parliament,

 having regard to the Commission proposal (COM(2001) 521),

 having regard to Article 29, Article 31, subparagraph (e), and Article 34, paragraph 2, subparagraph (b),
of the EU Treaty,
 having been consulted by the Council pursuant to Article 39, paragraph 1, of the EU Treaty (C5-0452/

 having regard to Rules 67 and 106 of its Rules of Procedure,

 having regard to the report of the Committee on Citizens’ Freedoms and Rights, Justice and Home
Affairs and the opinion of the Committee on Legal Affairs and the Internal Market (A5-0397/2001),

1. Approves the Commission proposal as amended;

2. Calls on the Council to notify Parliament should it intend to depart from the text approved by
3. Asks to be consulted again if the Council intends to amend the Commission proposal substantially;

4. Calls on the Council to apply Article 40 of the EU Treaty in the event that unanimity cannot be
attained or that unanimity can only be attained by substantially weakening the proposal;
5. Instructs its President to forward its position to the Council and Commission.