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Council Framework Decision 2002/475/JHA of 13 June 2002 on combating terrorism as amended by Council Framework Decision 2008/919/JHA of 28 November 2008 (Consolidated version)

This framework decision as amended requires EU countries to align their legislation and introduce minimum penalties regarding terrorist offences. The decisions define terrorist offences, as well as offences related to terrorist groups or to terrorist activities. The notion of terrorist offence is a combination of: — objective elements (murder, bodily injuries, hostage taking, extortion,...
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Council Decision 2002/494/JHA of 13 June 2002 setting up a European network of contact points in respect of persons responsible for genocide, crimes against humanity and war crimes

The purpose of this decision is to establish a network of European Union (EU) countries’ contact points with a view to improving cooperation in combating genocide, crimes against humanity and war...
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Council Decision 2002/348/JHA of 25 April 2002 concerning security in connection with football matches with an international dimension

International football matches draw extremely large crowds, which has led the European Union (EU) to take measures to strengthen security in football stadiums. In 2002, the Council adopted this...
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Council Decision 2009/426/JHA of 16 December 2008 on the strengthening of Eurojust and amending Decision 2002/187/JHA setting up Eurojust with a view to reinforcing the fight against serious crime (consolidated version)

The Council Decision 2002/187/JHA of 28 February 2002 setting up Eurojust with a view to reinforcing the fight against serious crime established Eurojust as a “body of the Union” with legal...
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Council Common Position 2001/930/CFSP of 27 December 2001 on combating terrorism

Council Common Position 2001/930/CFSP of 27 December 2001 on combating terrorism provides for the freezing of the funds and other financial assets and economic resources of individuals...
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Council Common Position 2001/931/CFSP of 27 December 2001 on the application of specific measures to combat terrorism

This common position provides for the drawing up of a list of individuals, groups and entities involved in terrorist acts whose funds and financial assets must be frozen. The extraordinary...
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Council Decision 2001/887/JHA of 6 December 2001 on the protection of the euro against counterfeiting

The euro is a central part of the European economy; protecting it against counterfeiting is essential. This decision aims at ensuring that cohesive and efficient analyses of suspected counterfeit...
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