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Encyclopedia > List of European Union directives

The following is a List of European Union directives: A European Union Directive is the (mutally binding) collective decision made by the member states, acting through their national Government Ministers in the Council of the European Union and the Parliament. ...

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Intellectual property

The European Union (EU) directive 2001/29/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 22 May 2001 on the harmonisation of certain aspects of copyright and related rights in the information society, commonly known as the EU Copyright Directive or short EUCD, is the EUs implementation... May 22 is the 142nd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (143rd in leap years). ... 2001: A Space Odyssey. ... The European Union (EU) directive on criminal measures aimed at ensuring the enforcement of intellectual property rights is a proposed directive aimed to supplement Directive 2004/48/EC of 29 April 2004 on the enforcement of intellectual property rights (Source: Justification for the proposal, COM(2005)276 final, July 12... The European Union directive on measures and procedures to ensure the enforcement of intellectual property rights was formally adopted on April 29, 2004 in the Agriculture and Fisheries Council, two days before the enlargement of the European Union to 25 member states. ... April 29 is the 119th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (120th in leap years). ... 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Directive on harmonizing the term of copyright protection was a European Union (EU) copyright directive issued in 1993. ... October 29 is the 302nd day of the year (303rd in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 63 days remaining. ... 1993 (MCMXCIII) is a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar and marked the Beginning of the International Decade to Combat Racism and Racial Discrimination (1993-2003). ... The European Union (EU) directive 96/9/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 11 March 1996 on the legal protection of databases is an intellectual property directive requiring EU member states to protect databases both by copyright and by a sui generis right that controls extraction... 11 March is the 70th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (71st in Leap year). ... 1996 (MCMXCVI) is a leap year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year for the Eradication of Poverty. ... The European Union (EU) Directive 98/44/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 6 July 1998 on the legal protection of biotechnological inventions required two legislative procedures to be adopted. ... July 6 is the 187th day of the year (188th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 178 days remaining. ... 1998 (MCMXCVIII) is a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year of the Ocean. ... The European Union (EU) Directive on the patentability of computer-implemented inventions (2002/0047/COD) was a proposal for an EU law which aimed to harmonise EU national patent laws and practices, which involved the granting of patents for computer-implemented inventions provided they meet certain criteria. ... December 16 is the 350th day of the year (351st in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1986 (MCMLXXXVI) is a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... December 21 is the 355th day of the year (356th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1988 (MCMLXXXVIII) was a leap year starting on a Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... September 27 is the 270th day of the year (271st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 95 days remaining. ... 1993 (MCMXCIII) is a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar and marked the Beginning of the International Decade to Combat Racism and Racial Discrimination (1993-2003). ...

Technology and safety

  • Active implantable medical devices directive
  • Airborne noise emitted by household appliances directive
  • Appliances burning gaseous fuels directive
  • Cableway installations designed to carry persons directive
  • Construction products directive
  • Efficiency requirements for new hot-water boilers fired with liquid or gaseous fuels directive ("Boilers directive")
  • Electromagnetic compatibility directive ("EMC directive")
  • Energy efficiency requirements for ballasts for fluorescent lighting directive
  • Energy efficiency requirements for household electric refrigerators, freezers and combinations thereof directive
  • Equipment explosive atmospheres directive ("ATEX directive")
  • Explosives for civil uses directive
  • Food supplements directive (2002/46/EC June 10, 2002
  • General product safety directive
  • In vitro diagnostic medical devices directive
  • Interoperability of trans-European conventional rail system directive
  • Interoperability of trans-European high-speed rail system directive
  • Lifts directive
  • Low voltage directive
  • Machinery directive
  • Marine equipment directive
  • Measuring instruments directive
  • Medical devices directive
  • Noise emission in the environment by equipment for use outdoors directive
  • Non-automatic weighing instruments directive
  • Packaging and packaging waste directive
  • Personal protective equipment directive ("PPE directive")
  • Pressure equipment directive
  • Radio equipment and telecommunications terminal equipment and the mutual recognition of their conformity directive
  • Recreational craft directive
  • Registration, evaluation and authorisation of chemicals directive ("REACH directive")
  • Restriction of Hazardous Substances Directive (RoHS) ("RoHS directive")
  • Restrictions on marketing and use of certain dangerous substances and preparations directive ("Azocolourants directive")
  • Safety of toys directive
  • Simple pressure vessel directive
  • Transportable pressure equipment directive
  • Waste electrical and electronic equipment directive ("WEEE directive")

... June 10 is the 161st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (162nd in leap years), with 204 days remaining. ... 2002 (MMII) is a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... See the Wikipedia:Legal disclaimer. ... The Restriction of Hazardous Substances Directive (ROHS) became European Law in February 2003. ...

Other

Double taxation is a situation in which two or more taxes must be paid for the same asset or financial transaction. ...

External links

  • EUE-LEX Directory of Community legislation

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European Union directive - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (634 words)
A directive is a collective legislative act of the European Union which requires member states to achieve a particular result without dictating the means of achieving that result.
Directives normally leave member states with a certain amount of leeway as to the exact rules to be adopted.
In practice, with the exception of directives related to the common agricultural policy, directives are addressed to all member states, and specifies a date by which the states must have put the directive into effect.
Remarks by Mr. John Bruton, Appointed Ambassador of the European Commission to the United States, On the Occasion of ... (2045 words)
Finally, the Union may spend, at maximum, only 1.27% of the combined GDP of all Member States, and that limit may not be raised without the unanimous agreement of all twenty-five states.
Far from being a "Superstate," the European Union, under this Constitutional Treaty, will be a legally strong cooperative arrangement between States, who have voluntarily decided to limit the exercise of their own sovereignty in certain areas, so that they can achieve more together than any of them could ever achieve separately.
Recent events in the European Parliament, which brought about changes to the new European Commission as originally presented by President Barosso, demonstrate the beginning of such a European “demos.” This demos is in an early stage of formation, peacefully and slowly.
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