920th meeting – 23 March 2005
European Committee on Legal Cooperation (CDCJ) –
Freedom of movement between the Council of Europe member states
1. authorised the publication of the Report on “Good practices relating to the movement of persons between the Council of Europe member states” prepared by the European Committee on Legal Cooperation (CDCJ) in accordance with Decision No. CM/863/05052004 of the Committee of Ministers adopted at the 883rd meeting of the Ministers' Deputies on 5 May 2004 (CM(2004)224 revised);
2. instructed the Secretariat to transmit the Report referred to above to the European Commission and the Council of the European Union for information;
3. invited the member states to disseminate the Report referred to above to their competent authorities in the field of visas, migration and border control;
4. noting that the idea of updating the above-mentioned Report at regular intervals had received wide support in its Rapporteur Group on Legal Cooperation (GR-J), instructed the GR-J to resume consideration of the issue of freedom of movement after the Third Summit of Heads of State and Government (Warsaw, 16-17 May 2005), in the light of any decisions to be taken at the Summit.