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Agriculture Council: political agreement on slaughter Regulation
Agriculture Council: political agreement on slaughter Regulation


The Agriculture Council, which met yesterday and today (22 and 23 June) in Luxembourg, reached a political agreement (see explanation below) on the proposal for a Council Regulation on the protection of animals at the time of killing. This proposal aims at revising the legislation in force (Directive 93/119/EC). For more information see page 10 of the Council press release: LINK


Explanation: A “Political agreement” contains the guidelines for the future common position and the details are finalised, by the working party, verified by lawyer-linguists and then formally adopted as a common position by the Council at a subsequent session.