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ACTA workshop at the EP

ACTA: MEPs want clarity before taking a decision

 

International Trade Committee MEPs from all political groups want to know more about how the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA) would be enforced before advising Parliament as a whole on whether or not to approve it, it emerged from the committee's first debate on it on Thursday. David Martin (S&D, UK), who will draft the committee's recommendation, asked it to back his plan to refer ACTA to the European Court of Justice, for a ruling on questions to be prepared by Parliament.

 

At the workshop on the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement In the International Trade Committee also Commissioner Karel De Gucht toke part.

 

www.europarl.europa.eu/news/en/pressroom/content/20120227...

 

Everything you need to know about ACTA:

www.europarl.europa.eu/news/en/headlines/content/20120220...

 

© European Union 2012 EP/Pietro Naj-Oleari

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Taken on March 1, 2012