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9.6.

2005 EN Official Journal of the European Union C 140 E/103

Wednesday 15 September 2004

TEXT PROPOSED AMENDMENTS


BY THE COMMISSION BY PARLIAMENT

Amendment 5
Article 3b (new)
Article 3b
During the last year in which the Protocol is in force and
prior to commencing any negotiations on its renewal, the
Commission shall submit a general assessment report to the
European Parliament and the Council, including a cost-benefit
analysis, the utilisation of the fishing opportunities and an
assessment of the implementation of the targeted measures,
so that the economic, social and environmental impact of the
Protocol can be examined.

Amendment 6
Article 3c (new)
Article 3c
On the basis of the above reports and taking due account of
the European Parliament's opinion thereon, the Council shall,
if appropriate, then authorise the Commission to open negoti-
ations with a view to concluding a new Protocol.

P6_TA(2004)0008

EU-Cape Verde fishing agreement *

European Parliament legislative resolution on the proposal for a Council regulation on the conclu-
sion of the Agreement in the form of an Exchange of Letters concerning the extension of the
Protocol setting out the fishing opportunities and financial contribution provided for in the Agree-
ment between the European Economic Community and the Republic of Cape Verde on fishing off
the coast of Cape Verde for the period 1 July 2004 to 30 June 2005 (COM(2004) 0183 — C5-0189/
2004 — 2004/0058(CNS))

(Consultation procedure)

The European Parliament,

— having regard to the proposal for a Council regulation (COM(2004) 0183) (1),

— having regard to Article 37 and Article 300(2) of the EC Treaty,

— having regard to Article 300(3), first subparagraph, of the EC Treaty, pursuant to which the Council
consulted Parliament (C5-0189/2004),

— having regard to Rules 51 and 83(7) of its Rules of Procedure,

— having regard to the report of the Committee on Fisheries (A6-0003/2004),

1. Approves the proposal for a Council regulation as amended and approves conclusion of the agree-
ment;

2. Instructs its President to forward its position to the Council and Commission and to the governments
and parliaments of the Member States and the Republic of Cape Verde.

(1) Not yet published in the OJ.


C 140 E/104 Official Journal of the European Union EN 9.6.2005

Wednesday 15 September 2004

TEXT PROPOSED AMENDMENTS


BY THE COMMISSION BY PARLIAMENT

Amendment 1
Article 3a (new)
Article 3a
Before the extension of this Protocol expires and before any
agreement on the renewal thereof is concluded, the Commis-
sion shall submit to the European Parliament and the Council
a report on the implementation of the Protocol (including an
analysis of the use made of the funds earmarked for the tar-
geted measures), in order to enable the social, economic and
environmental impact of the Protocol to be studied.

Amendment 2
Article 3b (new)
Article 3b
On the basis of the above report and bearing in mind the
European Parliament's opinion on the matter, the Council
shall authorise the Commission if appropriate to initiate
negotiations with a view to concluding a new Protocol.

Amendment 3
Article 3c (new)
Article 3c
Should the Cape Verde authorities so request, the Commission
shall consider the possibility of transferring amounts which
are currently included under ‘targeted measures’ to Commis-
sion-financed projects which serve the same purpose as the
targeted-measures projects.