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TEXT PROPOSED AMENDMENTS


BY THE COMMISSION BY PARLIAMENT

Those rules shall include provisions on the office referred to in Those rules shall include provisions on the office referred to in
Article 18 and on regular inspections and the adoption of Article 18 and on the adoption of guidelines on, and regular
guidelines on standards of reception conditions and measures inspections of standards of reception conditions and measures
to remedy to possible deficiencies of the reception system. to remedy to possible deficiencies of the reception system.

Amendment 108
Article 32

The Member States shall give effect to the provisions of this The Member States shall give effect to the provisions of this
Directive without discrimination on the basis of sex, race, col- Directive without discrimination on any grounds such as sex,
our, ethnic or social origin, genetic characteristics, language, gender identity, race, colour, ethnic or social origin, genetic
religion or beliefs, political or other opinions, membership of characteristics, health status, language, religion or beliefs, pol-
a national minority, fortune, birth, disabilities, age or sexual itical or other opinions, membership of a national minority,
orientation. fortune, birth, disabilities, age or sexual orientation.

Amendment 109
Article 33, paragraph 3

After presenting the report the Commission shall report to the After presenting the report the Commission shall report to the
European Parliament and the Council on the application of this European Parliament and the Council on the application of this
Directive in the Member States at least every five years. Directive in the Member States every two and a half years.

Amendment 111
Article 35a (new)

Article 35a

Temporary provision

Upon entry into force of Directive …/…/EC [on minimum


standards on procedures in Member States for granting and
withdrawing refugee status] the definitions of ‘application
for asylum’, ‘procedures’ and ‘appeals’ shall be replaced by
those laid down in that Directive.

European Parliament legislative resolution on the proposal for a Council directive laying down
minimum standards on the reception of applicants for asylum in Member States (COM(2001) 181
 C5-0248/2001  2001/0091(CNS))

(Consultation procedure)

The European Parliament,

 having regard to the Commission proposal to the Council (COM(2001) 181 (1)),

 having regard to Rule 63 of the EC Treaty,

 having been consulted by the Council pursuant to Article 67 of the EC Treaty (C5-0248/2001),

 having been informed by the Council that the United Kingdom wishes to participate in the adoption
and implementation of the measure to which the Commission proposal relates,

(1) OJ C 213 E, 31.7.2001, p. 286.


C 131 E/138 Official Journal of the European Union EN 5.6.2003

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 having regard to Rule 67 of its Rules of Procedure,

 having regard to the report of the Committee on Citizens’ Freedoms and Rights, Justice and Home
Affairs and the opinions of the Committee on Foreign Affairs, Human Rights, Common Security and
Defence Policy, the Committee on Employment and Social Affairs and Committee on Legal Affairs and
the Internal Market (A5-0112/2002),

1. Approves the Commission proposal as amended;

2. Calls on the Commission to alter its proposal accordingly, pursuant to Article 250(2) of the EC
Treaty;

3. Calls on the Council to notify Parliament should it intend to depart from the text approved by
Parliament;

4. Calls for the conciliation procedure to be initiated should the Council intend to depart from the text
approved by Parliament;

5. Asks to be consulted again if the Council intends to amend the Commission proposal substantially;

6. Instructs its President to forward its position to the Council and Commission.

P5_TA(2002)0203

Human rights in the world (2001)/EU policy

European Parliament resolution on human rights in the world in 2001 and European Union human
rights policy (2001/2011(INI))

The European Parliament,

 having regard to the third EU Annual Report on Human Rights (12141/2001),

 having regard to Articles 3, 6, 11, 13 and 19 of the Treaty on European Union and Articles 177 and
300 of the Treaty establishing the European Community,

 having regard to the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the International Covenant on Civil and
Political Rights and its optional protocols, the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultu-
ral Rights, the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (1979),
the Convention on the Rights of the Child (1989), the International Convention on the Elimination of
All Forms of Racial Discrimination (1966), the UN Standard Rules on the Equalisation of Persons with
Disabilities (1993), the International Labour Organisation Convention to eliminate the Worst Forms of
Child Labour (1999), the Geneva Convention relative to the Treatment of Prisoners of War (1949),
and ILO Convention 169 on Indigenous and Tribal Peoples (1991),

 having regard to the Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union (1),

 having regard to Council Regulations (EC) No 975/1999 and (EC) No 976/1999 on the development
and consolidation of democracy and the rule of law and respect for human rights and fundamental
freedoms (2);

(1) OJ C 364, 18.12.2000, p. 1.


(2) OJ L 120, 8.5.1999, pp. 1 and 8.