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Services Directive: final text

12.12.2006  Directive 2006/123/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 12 December 2006 on services in the internal market

European Parliament second reading

15.11.2006  European Parliament’s vote on the Services Directive

Council common position

Commission amended proposal

04.04.2006  Services Directive: Commission puts forward amended proposal

European Parliament first reading

16.02.2006European Parliament’s first reading legislative resolution on the proposal for a Directive on services in the Internal Market
16.02.2006Commissioner Charlie McCreevy’s Statement on the vote in the European Parliament on the Services Directive Choose translations of the previous link 
14.02.2006Commissioner Charlie McCreevy’s Statement on the Services Directive at the European Parliament Plenary session of February 2006 Choose translations of the previous link 
22.11.2005Report on proposal for a Directive on services in the Internal Market, adopted in the European Parliament’s Internal Market and Consumer Affairs Committee (IMCO)
8 & 9.3.2005  Commissioner McCreevy on the Services proposal:

Opinion of the European and Social Committee

Opinion of the European and Social Committeepdf on the Proposal for a Directive of the European Parliament and of the Council on services in the internal market.

Opinion of the Committee of the Regions

Opinion of the Committee of the Regionspdf Choose translations of the previous link  on the Proposal for a Directive of the European Parliament and of the Council on services in the internal market.

Policy background

31.07.2002The state of the Internal Market for Services
11.01.2001  The Internal Market Strategy for Services: Commission launches new strategy to dismantle remaining barriers