1806 Note on the use of soft law instruments under EU law, in particular in the area of freedom, security and justice, and its impact on fundamental rights, democracy and the rule of law
This note discusses the increased use of soft law instruments in the domain of freedom, security and justice and concludes with recommendations on appropriate safeguards, relating to procedural matters, to substance and to review. It aims to contribute to a fundamental discussion on these instruments within the relevant bodies of the Union and the Member States.
CM1805 Note on the proposal for the Procedures Regulation and Dublin Regulation
The Meijers Committee wants to draw your attention to the negotiations in the Justice and Home Affairs Council on the Procedures Regulation and Dublin Regulation (Council Documents 1599/17 of 9 January and 6238/18 of 19 February). In the note attached, we make a few observations on the most recent compromise proposals of the Presidency for both legislative instruments.
CM1804 Brief over de JBZ Raad van 8 en 9 maart (Dublin en Procedureverordening)
De Commissie Meijers attendeert de Vaste Commissie Justitie en Veiligheid op de vooruitgang in de onderhandelingen in de JBZ-Raad over de herzieningen van de Dublinverordening en de Asielprocedureverordening en plaatst daarbij enkele commentaren.
CM1803 Registration of criminal records of Union citizens in ECRIS-TCN
The Meijers Committee once again draws your attention to the issue of registration of criminal records of Union citizens in ECRIS-TCN. The European Parliament in its position on the proposal for the ECRIS-TCN Regulation clearly expressed the wish that EU nationals should not be covered by the Regulation.
CM1802 Proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on establishing a framework for interoperability between EU information systems (police and judicial cooperation, asylum and migration) 12 December 2017, COM (2017) 794
The Meijers Committee would like to draw your attention to certain matters in this proposal, mostly with regard to data protection, in general and more in specific.