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Council Decision 2000/375/JHA of 29 May 2000 to combat child pornography on the Internet

With this Council Decision, the European Union aims to prevent and combat the production, processing, distribution and possession of child pornography on the Internet. In order to intensify the measures to prevent and combat this crime, established focal points should be established for communication between Member States together with other channels such as Europol and Interpol. A dialogue...
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The prevention and control of organised crime: a European Union strategy for the beginning of the new millennium

Following up its action plan to combat organised crime of June 1997, the Vienna European Council, meeting in December 1998, called for EU action on organised crime to be strengthened in the light...
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Tampere European Council - Presidency Conclusions

The European Council held a special meeting on 15 and 16 October 1999 in Tampere on the creation of an area of freedom, security and justice in the European Union. At the start of proceedings an...
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Agreement concluded by the Council of the European Union and the Republic of Iceland and the Kingdom of Norway on the establishment of rights and obligations between Ireland and the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, on the one hand, an

To cover relations between Iceland and Norway, on the one hand, and Ireland and the United Kingdom, on the other, in areas of the Schengen acquis applying to Iceland and Norway. The agreement...
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Interinstitutional Agreement of 25 May 1999 between the European Parliament, the Council of the European Union and the Commission of the European Communities concerning internal investigations by the European Anti-fraud Office (OLAF)

The aim of the Interinstitutional Agreement between the European Parliament, the Council and the Commission is to guarantee that internal investigations can be carried out under equivalent...
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Council Decision of 20 May 1999 determining, in conformity with the relevant provisions of the Treaty establishing the EC and the Treaty on EU, the legal basis for each of the provisions or decisions which constitute the Schengen acquis

With the Treaty of Amsterdam the Schengen Agreement was integrated into the European Union. However, the Schengen Agreement covers both civil and criminal matters. Thus, parts of the Agreement...
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Agreement concluded by the Council of the European Union and the Republic of Iceland and the Kingdom of Norway concerning the latters' association with the implementation, application and development of the Schengen acquis

Together with Sweden, Finland and Denmark, Iceland and Norway belong to the Nordic passport union, which abolished internal border checks. Sweden, Finland and Denmark became members of the...
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