Schengen Agreement

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Schengen Agreement

an extension of the policy of the EUROPEAN UNION on free movement of persons whereby the governments of Belgium, Netherlands, Luxembourg, Germany and France agreed to eliminate (as at 1 January 1993) all border controls against persons.
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(16) "Prum Convention" (Council of the European Union, July 7, 2005), 10900/05, available at http://register.consilium.europa.eu/pdf/en/05/st10/st10900.eno5.pdf.
Not part of the EU Treaties, the Prum Convention provides for the exchange of DNA, fingerprints and personal (see box).
Sarah Ludford (ALDE, UK) voiced her surprise at the Presidency's support for the Prum Convention', an intergovernmental treaty dubbed Schengen III' signed by seven member states in May 2005 to boost cooperation in fighting terrorism and illegal immigration.