Annual Working Programme of the National Assembly on European Union issues (2008)

1. Proposal for a Directive amending Directive 2003/87/EC so as to improve and extend the greenhouse gas emission allowance trading system of the Community
2. Proposal for a Decision on the effort of Member States to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions to meet the Community’s greenhouse gas emission reduction commitments up to 2020
3. Proposal for a Directive on the geological storage of carbon dioxide
4. Proposal for a Directive on the promotion of the use of energy from renewable sources
5. Proposal for a Council Directive concerning the general arrangements for excise duty
6. Proposal for a Decision establishing a multiannual Community programme on protecting children using the Internet and other communication technologies 7. Proposal for a Directive on enforcement in the field of road safety
8. Revision of Regulation (EC) No 1980/200 of 17 July 2000 on a revised Community eco-label award scheme
9. Draft Regulation amending the Regulation 761/2001 of 19 March 2001 allowing voluntary participation by organisations in a Community eco-management and audit scheme (EMAS).
10. Legislative proposals arising from the Communication on the 'Health Check' in the Common Agricultural Policy.
11. Revision of Directive 2001/81/EC of 23 October 2001 on national emission ceilings (NEC) for certain atmospheric pollutants
12. Proposal for a Regulation amending Regulation 1592/2002 on common rules in the field of civil aviation establishing a European Aviation Safety Authority
13. Communication on developing the single European sky accompanied by legislative proposals
14. Proposal for a Directive implementing the principle of equal treatment outside employment
15. Council decision on Future of Eurojust and the EJN (European Judicial Network in criminal matters)
16. Proposal for a Regulation amending Council Regulation 343/2003 of 18 February 2003 establishing the criteria and mechanisms for determining the Member State responsible for examining an asylum application lodged in one of the Member States by a third-country national
17. Proposal for a Directive amending Council Directive 2003/9/EC of 27 January 2003 laying down minimum standards for the reception of asylum seekers
18. Regulation for a European Private Company Statute
19. Proposal for a Directive amending Directive 92/85/EEC of 19 October 1992 on the introduction of measures to encourage improvements in the safety and health at work of pregnant workers and workers who have recently given birth or are breast-feeding
20. Review of existing legislation on VAT reduced rates
21. Amendment of Directive 2006/48/EC and 2006/49/EC (Capital Requirements Directive)
22. Revision of Regulation 1406/2002 establishing a European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA)
23. Directive on Pharmaceuticals - information to patients
24. Proposal for a Regulation on the applicable law, jurisdiction, recognition of decisions and administrative measures in the area of successions and wills
25. Proposal for a Council Regulation amending Council Regulation (EC) N° 1698/2005 on support for rural development by the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development (EAFRD) with regard to the delimitation of areas with handicaps.
26. Recasting of Directive 2002/91/EC of 16 December 2002 on the Energy Performance of Buildings
27. Proposal for a directive on the conditions of entry and residence of seasonal workers
28. Proposal for a Directive of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Directive 2005/85/EC on minimum standards on procedures in Member States for granting and withdrawing refugee status
29. Proposal for a Directive amending Directive 2004/83/EC on minimum standards for the qualification and status of third country nationals or stateless persons as refugees or as persons who otherwise need international protection and the content of the protection granted
30. Legislative proposal revising Council Directive 2006/67/EC with the aim of strengthening the European emergency oil stocks system
31. Framework Directive on Consumer Contractual Rights
32. Review of the Energy Taxation Directive
33. Directive of the European Parliament and of the Council on standards of quality and safety for the donation, procurement, testing, preservation, transport and characterisation of human organs
34. Budget review - reforms, based on the principles of added value in pursuing the common interest and effectiveness of spending