Version date: 28 February 2014 - onwards
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Recitals

THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND THE COUNCIL OF THE EUROPEAN UNION,

Having regard to the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union, and in particular Article 114 thereof,

Having regard to the proposal from the European Commission,

After transmission of the draft legislative act to the national parliaments,

Having regard to the opinion of the European Central Bank [OJ C 240, 18.8.2011, p. 3.],

Having regard to the opinion of the European Economic and Social Committee [OJ C 318, 29.10.2011, p. 133.],

Acting in accordance with the ordinary legislative procedure [Position of the European Parliament of 10 December 2013 (not yet published in the Official Journal) and decision of the Council of 28 January 2014.],

Whereas:

(1) In March 2003, the Commission launched a process of identifying and assessing the impact of barriers to the internal market for credit agreements relating to residential immovable property. On 18 December 2007, it adopted a White Paper on the Integration of EU Mortgage