EU Law

This section contains Primary and Secondary EU Law sources as applicable throughout the Union and in all Member States.

 

Primary Law

 

Consolidated versions of the Treaty on the European Union and the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union, including the Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union, OJ C 83, 30 March 2010

http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=OJ:C:2010:083:FULL&from=EN

 

Secondary Law

 

Regulations

European Parliament and Council of the European Union, Regulation establishing an Entry/Exit System (EES) to register entry and exit data and refusal of entry data of third-country nationals crossing the external borders  of the Member States and determining the conditions for access to the EES for law enforcement purposes, and amending the Convention implementing the Schengen Agreement and Regulations (EC) No 767/2008 and (EU) No 1077/2011, PE-CONS 47/1/17 REV 1, Brussels, 30 November 2017

https://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/?qid=1523984424800&uri=CONSIL:PE_47_2017_REV_1

European Parliament and Council of the European Union, Regulation (EU) 2016/679 on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data, repealing Directive 95/46/EC (General Data Protection Regulation), (OJ L 119, 4.5.2016), 27 April 2016

http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:32016R0679&from=EN

 

European Parliament and Council of the European Union, Regulation (EC) No 45/2001 on the protection of individuals with regard to the processing of personal data by the Community institutions and bodies and on the free movement of such data, (OJ L 8, 12.1.2001), 18 December 2000

http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:32001R0045&from=EN

 

Directives

 

European Parliament and Council of the European Union, Directive (EU) 2016/1148 concerning measures for a high common level of security of network and information systems across the Union, (OJ L 194, 19.7.2016), 6 July 2016,

https://ccdcoe.org/sites/default/files/documents/EU-%2006072016%20NIS%20Directive.pdf

 

European Parliament and Council of the European Union, Directive (EU) 2016/680 on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data by competent authorities for the purposes of the prevention, investigation, detection or prosecution of criminal offences or the execution of criminal penalties, and on the free movement of such data, and repealing Council Framework Decision 2008/977/JHA, (OJ L 119, 4.5.2016, p.89) 27 April 2016

http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:32016L0680&from=EN

(OJ L 119, 4.5.2016) 27 April 2016, Directive (EU) 2016/681 of the European Parliament and of the Council on the use of passenger name record (PNR) data for the prevention, detection, investigation and prosecution of terrorist offences and serious crime, (OJ L 119, 4.5.2016, p.132),  27 April 2016.

European Parliament and Council of the European Union, Directive (EU) 2016/681 of the European Parliament and of the Council on the use of passenger name record (PNR) data for the prevention, detection, investigation and prosecution of terrorist offences and serious crime, (OJ L 119, 4.5.2016, p.132),  27 April 2016

http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:32016L0681&from=EN

 

European Parliament and Council of the European Union, Directive 2011/83/EU on consumer rights, amending Council Directive 93/13/EEC and Directive 1999/44/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council and repealing Council Directive 85/577/EEC and Directive 97/7/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council Text with EEA relevance, (OJ L 304, 22.11.2011, p. 64), 25 October 2011

http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:32011L0083&from=EN

 

European Parliament and Council of the European Union, Directive 2009/136/EC amending Directive 2002/22/EC on universal service and users' rights relating to electronic communications networks and services, and Regulation (EC) No 2006/2004 on cooperation between national authorities responsible for the enforcement of consumer protection laws, (OJ L337 18.12.2009, p.11), 25 November 2009

http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:32009L0136&from=EN

 

 

European Parliament and Council of the European Union, Directive 2006/24/EC on the retention of data generated or processed in connection with the provision of publicly available electronic communications services or of public communications networks and amending Directive 2002/58/EC (invalid), (OJ L 105, 19.4.2006, p.54), 15 March 2006

http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:32006L0024&from=EN

 

European Parliament and Council of the European Union, Directive 2002/58/EC concerning the processing of personal data and the protection of privacy in the electronic communications sector (Directive on privacy and electronic communications), (OJ L 201, 31.7.2002, p. 37), 12 July 2002

http://ec.europa.eu/justice/data-protection/law/files/recast_20091219_en.pdf

 

European Parliament and Council of the European Union, Directive 2000/31/EC on certain legal aspects of information society services, in particular electronic commerce, in the Internal Market ('Directive on electronic commerce'), (OJ L 178, 17.7.2000, p. 1), 8 June 2000

http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/?uri=CELEX:32000L0031

Council of the European Union, Directive 93/13/EEC on unfair terms in consumer contracts, (OJ L 95, 21.4.1993, p. 29), 5 April 1993

http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/?uri=CELEX:31993L0013

 

 

Decisions

 

Council of the European Union, Framework Decision 2008/977/JHA on the protection of personal data processed in the framework of police and judicial cooperation in criminal matters, (OJ L 350, 30.12.2008, p.60), 27 November 2008

http://eur-lex.europa.eu/LexUriServ/LexUriServ.do?uri=OJ:L:2008:350:0060:0071:en:PDF

 

Council of the European Union, Decision 2008/615/JHA on the stepping up of cross-border cooperation, particularly in combating terrorism and cross-border crime (Prüm Decision), 23 June 2008

http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:32008D0615&from=EN

 

European Parliament, Council and Commission, Decision No 1247/2002/EC on the regulations and general conditions governing the performance of the European Data-protection Supervisor's duties, (OJ L 183, 12.7.2002, p. 1), 1 July 2002

http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:32002D1247&from=EN

 

Proposals

European Parliament and Council of the European Union, Proposal for a Regulation on a framework for the free flow of non-personal data in the European Union Political agreement, COM(2017) 495 final, 2017/0228 (COD), Brussels, 13.9.2017

https://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/?uri=COM%3A2017%3A495%3AFIN 

European Parliament and Council of the European Union, Proposal for a Regulation of the concerning the respect for private life and the protection of personal data in electronic communications and repealing Directive 2002/58/EC (Regulation on Privacy and Electronic Communications), COM/2017/010 final, 2017/03 (COD), 10.1.2017

 http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:52017PC0010&from=EN

+ legislative procedure

 http://eur-lex.europa.eu/procedure/EN/2017_3

+ Commission staff working documents on impact assessment

SWD/2017/3/FINAL: http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/?uri=SWD:2017:0003:FIN

SWD/2017/4/FINAL: http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/?uri=SWD:2017:0004:FIN

SWD/2017/5/FINAL: http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/?uri=SWD:2017:0005:FIN

SWD/2017/6/FINAL: http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/?uri=SWD:2017:0006:FIN

European Parliament and Council of the European Union, Proposal for a Regulation on the protection of individuals with regard to the processing of personal data by the Union institutions, bodies, offices and agencies and on the free movement of such data, and repealing Regulation (EC) No 45/2001 and Decision No 1247/2002/EC, COM/2017/08 final, 2017/02 (COD), 10.01.2017

http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:52017PC0008&from=EN

+ legislative procedure

http://eur-lex.europa.eu/procedure/EN/2017_2

 

Council of the European Union, Position of the Council at first reading with a view to the adoption of a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data (General Data Protection Regulation), and repealing Directive 95/46/EC - Draft Statement of the Council's reasons, ST 5419 2016 ADD 1 REV 1-2012/0011 (COD), Brussels, 31 March 2016

http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CONSIL:ST_5419_2016_ADD_1_REV_1&from=EN

 

European Parliament and Council of the European Union, Proposal for a Directive on the protection of individuals with regard to the processing of personal data by competent authorities for the purposes of prevention, investigation, detection or prosecution of criminal offences or the execution of criminal penalties, and the free movement of such data [first reading] - Political agreement, ST 5463 2016 INIT - 2012/0010 (COD), Brussels, 28 January 2016

http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CONSIL:ST_5463_2016_INIT&from=EN

 

+ Draft Statement of the Council’s reasons, ST 5418 2016 ADD 1 - 2012/0010 (COD), Brussels, 18 March 2016

http://data.consilium.europa.eu/doc/document/ST-5418-2016-ADD-1/en/pdf

 

European Parliament and Council of the European Union, Proposal for a Directive concerning measures to ensure a high common level of network and information security across the Union-Political agreement, ST 5894 2016 INIT - 2013/0027 (COD), Brussels, 10 February 2016

http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CONSIL:ST_5894_2016_INIT&from=EN

European Parliament and Council of the European Union, Proposal for a Regulation on the protection of individuals with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data (General Data Protection Regulation) [first reading] - Political agreement, ST 5455 2016 INIT-2012/0011 (COD), Brussels, 28 January 2016

http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CONSIL:ST_5455_2016_INIT&from=EN

 

European Parliament and Council of the European Union, Proposal for a directive on certain aspects concerning contracts for the supply of digital content, COM(2015) 634 final, 2015/0287 (COD) 

http://www.europarl.europa.eu/RegData/docs_autres_institutions/commission_europeenne/com/2015/0634/COM_COM(2015)0634_EN.pdf

+ legislative procedure

http://eur-lex.europa.eu/procedure/EN/2015_287