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vote: today at 12.30 - FFII /via @0vigia -
"After the debate, the EPP group met and decided to ask for a postponement of the ACTA vote, possibly using RoP 175.2 referral back to committee. If that vote is lost, the Parliament will vote on ACTA. The EPP did not to formulate a group position for that vote, the vote for EPP members will be free. For those who did not do it yet, do contact your MEPs. EPP members can not follow a group position, but have to decide themselves. Postponement would be a wrong approach. The Court’s test is a marginal one on fundamental rights. The Parliament’s committees also looked at broader issues, like innovation and access to medicine. The Parliament has to take a political decision. Both votes will be roll call votes. The vote on ACTA will be a vote on ACTA itself (not on the INTA report). A straight vote, in favour or against ACTA, no amendments. That is, if the vote isn’t postponed… Vote: Wednesday 12.30, point 111" -
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