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Council Joint Action 2005/143/CFSP of 17 February 2005 amending Joint Action 2002/210/CFSP on the European Union Police Mission


Published: 2005-02-17

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19.2.2005   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

L 48/46


COUNCIL JOINT ACTION 2005/143/CFSP

of 17 February 2005

amending Joint Action 2002/210/CFSP on the European Union Police Mission

THE COUNCIL OF THE EUROPEAN UNION,

Having regard to the Treaty on European Union and, in particular, Articles 14 and 25(3) thereof,

Whereas:

(1)

On 11 March 2002 the Council adopted Joint Action 2002/210/CFSP (1) establishing a European Union Police Mission (EUPM) in order to ensure the follow-on to the United Nations International Police Task Force in Bosnia and Herzegovina as from 1 January 2003.

(2)

The Political and Security Committee should be authorised to take the relevant decisions on the setting-up of a Committee of Contributors for the EUPM, in line with the document on ‘Consultations and Modalities for the Contribution of non-EU States to EU Civilian Crisis Management’ approved by the Council on 10 December 2002.

(3)

Joint Action 2002/210/CFSP should be amended accordingly,

HAS ADOPTED THIS JOINT ACTION:

Article 1

The following paragraph shall be added to Article 8 of Joint Action 2002/210/CFSP:

‘4.   The Political and Security Committee shall take the relevant decisions on the setting-up of a Committee of Contributors.’

Article 2

This Joint Action shall enter into force on the date of its adoption.

Article 3

This Joint Action shall be published in the Official Journal of the European Union.

Done at Brussels, 17 February 2005.

For the Council

The President

J.-C. JUNCKER


(1)  OJ L 70, 13.3.2002, p. 1. Joint Action as last amended by Joint Action 2003/188/CFSP (OJ L 73, 19.3.2003, p. 9).