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5. Withdrawal of Mr Le Pen’s parliamentary mandate

The President announced that she had received from the French authorities on 26 April 2000 a letter from
Mr Vedrine, French Foreign Minister, and Mr Moscovici, Minister in Charge of European Affairs, dated
20 April 2000, enclosing a dossier concerning the withdrawal of Mr Le Pen’s parliamentary mandate.
She announced that she would refer this dossier to the Legal Affairs Committee pursuant to Rule 7(4),
second subparagraph.

The following spoke: Le Pen, Palacio Vallelersundi, Chairman of the Committee on Legal Affairs, and Goll-
nisch.

6. Documents received

The President had received:

(a) from the Council:
/ Common Strategy on Ukraine (C5-0208/2000 / 2000/2116(COS))
referred to responsible: AFET
opinion: LIBE, ITRE, ENVI
legal basis: Article 13(2) EC

(b) from the Commission:
(ba) proposals and/or communications:
/ Proposal for a European Parliament and Council regulation on the accelerated phasing-in of
double hull or equivalent design requirements for single hull oil tankers (COM(2000) 142 /
C5-0173/2000 / 2000/0067(COD))
referred to responsible: RETT
opinion: BUDG, ITRE, ENVI
legal basis: Article 80(2) EC
/ Proposal for a European Parliament and Council directive amending Council Directive 95/21/
EC concerning the enforcement, in respect of shipping using Community ports and sailing in
the waters under the jurisdiction of the Member States, of international standards for ship
safety, pollution prevention and shipboard living and working conditions (port State control)
(COM(2000) 142 / C5-0174/2000 / 2000/0065(COD))
referred to responsible: RETT
opinion: BUDG, ITRE, ENVI
legal basis: Article 80(2) EC
/ Proposal for a European Parliament and Council directive amending Council Directive 94/57/
EC on common rules and standards for ship inspection and survey organisations and for the
relevant activities of maritime administrations (COM(2000) 142 / C5-0175/2000 / 2000/
0066(COD))
referred to responsible: RETT
opinion: BUDG, ITRE, ENVI
legal basis: Article 80(2) EC
/ Amended proposal for a European Parliament and Council directive relating to limit values
for benzene and carbon monoxide in ambient air (COM(2000) 223 / C5-0206/2000 /
1998/0333(COD))
referred to responsible: ENVI
legal basis: Article 175(1) EC
/ Communication from the Commission to the Council, the European Parliament, the Eco-
nomic and Social Committee and the Committee of the Regions: Taxation of aircraft fuel
(COM(2000) 110 / C5-0207/2000 / 2000/2114(COS))
referred to responsible: ECON
opinion: ENVI, RETT
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/ Communication from the Commission to the Council and the European Parliament: Review
of SLIM: Simpler Legislation for the Internal Market (COM(2000) 104 / C5-0209/2000 /
2000/2115(COS))
referred to responsible: JURI
opinion: ITRE, ENVI

(bb) the following text:
/ Report from the Commission to the Council, the European Parliament and the Economic and
Social Committee on the implementation of Council Recommendation 96/694 of 2 December
1996 on the balanced participation of women and men in the decision-making process
(COM(2000) 120 / C5-0210/2000 / 2000/2117(COS))
referred to responsible: FEMM

(c) from the European Ombudsman:

/ Special Report to the European Parliament following the own-initiative inquiry into the secrecy
which forms part of the Commission’s recruitment procedures (C5-0082/2000 / 2000/
2048(COS))
referred to responsible: PETI
opinion: LIBE, JURI

(d) from the European Central Bank

/ Annual Report 1999 (C5-0195/2000 / 2000/2118(COS))
referred to responsible: ECON

(e) from Committees:

(ea) reports:
/ * Report on the proposal for a Council Regulation laying down certain control measures in
respect of vessels flying the flag of non-contracting parties to the Northwest Atlantic Fisheries
Organisation (NAFO) (COM(1999) 570 / C5-0041/2000 / 1999/0231(CNS)) / Committee
on Fisheries
Rapporteur: Mr Varela Suanzes-Carpegna
(A5-0101/2000)
/ * Report on the proposal for a Council Regulation amending for the fifth time Regulation
(EC) No 850/98 of 30 March 1998 for the conservation of fishery resources through techni-
cal measures for the protection of juveniles of marine organisms (COM(1999) 636 /
C5-0038/2000 / 1999/0255(CNS)) / Committee on Fisheries
Rapporteur: Mr Varela Suanzes-Carpegna
(A5-0103/2000)
/ Report on the report from the Commission to the Council and the European Parliament on
the operation of Commission Regulation No 3932/92 concerning the application of Article
81(3) (ex-Article 85(3)) of the EC Treaty to certain categories of agreements, decisions and
concerted practices in the field of insurance (COM(1999) 192 / C5-0254/1999 / 1999/
2183(COS)) / Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs
Rapporteur: Mr Langen
(A5-0104/2000)
/ * Report on the proposal for a Council decision on the conclusion on behalf of the European
Community of the Food Aid Convention 1999 (Hughes procedure) (COM(1999) 308 /
C5-0148/1999 / 1999/0131(CNS)) / Committee on Development and Cooperation
Rapporteur: Mrs Schierhuber
(A5-0105/2000)
/ * Report on the proposal for a Council Framework decision on combating fraud and counter-
feiting of non-cash means of payment (COM(1999) 438 / C5-0066/2000 / 1999/
0190(CNS)) / Committee on Citizens’ Freedoms and Rights, Justice and Home Affairs
Rapporteur: Mr Herman Schmid
(A5-0107/2000)
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/ * Report on the proposal for a Council regulation on support to bodies set up by the inter-
national community after conflicts either to take charge of the interim civilian administration
of certain regions or to implement peace agreements (COM(2000) 95 / C5-0118/2000 /
2000/0042(CNS)) / Committee on Budgets
Rapporteur: Mr Laschet
(A5-0111/2000)
/ *** Recommendation on the proposal for a Council decision on the conclusion of the Agree-
ments between the European Community and its Member States, of the one part, and the
Swiss Confederation, of the other part (7620/2000 / COM(1999) 229 / C5-0204/2000):
1. on the free movement of persons (9748/1999 / C5-0197/2000-1999/0103(AVC)); 2. on
air transport (9749/1999-C5-0198/2000 / 1999/0104(AVC)); 3. on the carriage of goods
and passengers by rail and road (9750/1999 / C5-0199/2000-1999/0105(AVC));
4. on scientific and technological cooperation between the European Community and the
European Atomic Energy Community, of the one part, and the Swiss Confederation, of the
other part (9751/1999 / C5-0200/2000-1999/0106(AVC));
5. on certain aspects relating to public procurement (9752/1999 / C5-0201/2000-1999/
0107(AVC));
6. on trade in agricultural products (9753/1999 / C5-0202/2000-1999/0108(AVC)); and
7. on mutual recognition in relation to conformity assessment between the European
Community and the Swiss Confederation (9755/1999 / C5-0203/2000-1999/0109(AVC))
/ Committee on Industry, External Trade, Research and Energy
Rapporteur: Mr Carraro
(A5-0118/2000)

(eb) a recommendation for second reading:
/ *** II Recommendation for second reading on the common position adopted by the Council
with a view to adopting a European Parliament and Council directive on certain legal aspects
of Information Society services, in particular electronic commerce in the internal market
(‘Directive on electronic commerce’) (14623/1/1999 / C5-0099/2000 / 1998/0325(COD))
/ Committee on Legal Affairs and the Internal Market
Rapporteur: Mrs Palacio Vallelersundi
(A5-0106/2000)

(f) from Members an oral question (Rule 42):
/ Pomés Ruiz, on behalf of the PPE-DE Group, on the appointment of senior Commission officials
(B5-0218/2000/rev. 1).

7. Written declarations (Rule 51)

The President announced that written declaration No 1/2000 had not obtained the required number of
signatures and therefore lapsed pursuant to Rule 51(5).

8. Order of business

The President recalled that the order of business had already been established (Minutes of 10 April 2000,
Item 6).

She announced that she had received the following information concerning that day’s and the following
day’s sittings:

Wednesday
/ the Commission communication on decisions taken at that day’s meeting would be delivered by Mrs
Schreyer and would deal with the review of the financial perspective;
/ a voting time would be held at 16.00 to take the votes which had been held over from Friday 14 April
2000 under Rule 126(3), namely the Pesälä report (A5-0081/2000), the Maat report, (A5-0074/2000),
the motions for resolutions on famine in Ethiopia and the Thyssen report (A5-0077/2000).