Lex Perkovic case
Commission initiates consultations on sanctions against Croatia
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The EU countries now have working 10 days to take a stand on the matter, after which sanctions on Croatia will be defined, unless Croatia brings its national legislation on the EAW in accord with the acquis in the meantime.
The views of the member states are not binding on the Commission, because under the accession treaty the Commission is responsible for activating the safeguard clause.
The Commission is proposing "enhanced monitoring and the suspension" of funds for Croatia's preparations for entry into the passport-free Schengen area