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Council Decision 2007/533/JHA of 12 June 2007 on the establishment, operation and use of the second generation Schengen Information System (SIS II)

In 2013, the second generation Schengen Information System (SIS II) replaced SIS 1+. SIS II is a large-scale information system in the area of freedom, security and justice. It contains alerts on certain categories of persons and objects and it is considered crucial to maintaining a high level of security within the area without internal border controls (the Schengen area). SIS II was...
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Council Framework Decision 2006/960/JHA of 18 December 2006 on simplifying the exchange of information and intelligence between law enforcement authorities of the Member States of the European Union

This framework decision is designed to simplify the exchange of information between law enforcement authorities in the Member States. Adopted in the wake of the Madrid attacks, it institutes a new...
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Council Framework Decision 2006/783/JHA of 6 October 2006 on the application of the principle of mutual recognition to confiscation orders

This framework decision is intended to strengthen cooperation between European Union countries by enabling confiscation orders to be recognised and executed within strict deadlines. The...
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Communication from the Commission to the European Parliament and the Council on judicial training in the European Union

Judicial training is a vital issue for the establishment of the European judicial area. Included in the Hague programme, common judicial training has to focus on knowledge of the legal instruments...
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Agreement between the European Union and the Republic of Iceland and the Kingdom of Norway on the surrender procedure between the Member States of the European Union and Iceland and Norway

The intention behind this Agreement between the Member States, Iceland and Norway is to speed up the transfer of suspects and persons in custody, via a surrender system, and to ensure sufficient...
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Directive 2006/24/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 15 March 2006 on the retention of data generated or processed in connection with the provision of publicly available electronic communications services or of public communications netw

Directive 2006/24/EC (the Data Retention Directive) required the providers of publicly available electronic communications services or public communications networks to retain traffic and location...
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The European Union Counter-Terrorism Strategy

To combat terrorism effectively, the EU proposes to organise its actions around four objectives: prevention, protection, pursuit and response. Prevention The "Prevention" pillar aims to...
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