Official Journal of the European Union
COUNCIL COMMON POSITION 2005/793/CFSP
of 14 November 2005
concerning the temporary reception by Member States of the European Union of certain Palestinians
THE COUNCIL OF THE EUROPEAN UNION,
Having regard to the Treaty on European Union, and in particular Article 15 thereof,
On 21 May 2002, the Council adopted Common Position 2002/400/CFSP concerning the temporary reception by Member States of the European Union of certain Palestinians (1) and granting them national permits for entry into, and stay in, their territory valid for a period of up to 12 months.
By Common Positions 2003/366/CFSP (2), 2004/493/CFSP (3) and 2004/748/CFSP (4), the Council decided that the validity of these permits should be extended by 12 months and, subsequently, by 6 and 12 months, respectively.
The validity of those permits should be extended for a further period of 12 months,
HAS ADOPTED THIS COMMON POSITION:
The Member States referred to in Article 2 of Common Position 2002/400/CFSP shall extend the validity of the national permits for entry and stay granted pursuant to Article 3 of that Common Position for a further period of 12 months.
The Council shall evaluate the application of Common Position 2002/400/CFSP within 6 months of the adoption of this Common Position.
This Common Position shall take effect on the day of its adoption.
This Common Position shall be published in the Official Journal of the European Union.
Done at Brussels, 14 November 2005.
For the Council
(1) OJ L 138, 28.5.2002, p. 33.
(2) OJ L 124, 20.5.2003, p. 51.
(3) OJ L 181, 18.5.2004, p. 24.
(4) OJ L 329, 4.11.2004, p. 20.