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Commission Decision 1999/352/EC, ECSC, Euratom of 28 April 1999 establishing the European Anti-Fraud Office (OLAF)

This decision created OLAF in 1999. It defined OLAF’s tasks, responsibilities, structure and mode of operation. It has been amended twice, by the following instruments: Commission Decison 2013/478/EU of 27 September 2013, which enabled OLAF to work more efficiently and effectively, particularly with outside organisations; Commission Decision (EU) 2015/512 of 25 March 2015, which...
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Action Plan of the Council and the Commission on how best to implement the provisions of the Treaty of Amsterdam on an area of freedom, security and justice

The Action Plan, which was called for by the Heads of State and Government at the Cardiff European Council (June 1998), was adopted by the Council on 3 December then submitted to the Vienna...
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Convention of 18 December 1997 on mutual assistance and cooperation between customs administrations (Naples II Convention)

The objective of this convention is to regulate particular forms of cooperation involving cross-border actions for the prevention, investigation and prosecution of certain infringements of both...
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Convention of 26 May 1997 on the fight against corruption involving officials of the European Communities or officials of Member States of the European Union

By this Act, the Council is establishing a Convention designed to fight corruption involving European officials or national officials of Member States of the European Union (EU). On the basis of...
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Action Plan to combat organized crime

The European Council (Dublin 13 and 14 December 1996) underlined its absolute determination to fight organized crime and stressed the need for a coherent and coordinated approach by the Union. It...
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Convention of 27 September 1996 relating to extradition between the Member States of the European Union

The aim of the Convention on extradition, now replaced in most cases by the Framework Decision on the European arrest warrant, was to facilitate extradition between the Member States in certain...
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Council Regulation of 18 December 1995 on the protection of the European communities' financial interests

This Regulation seeks to combat fraud against the EU’s financial interests. To that end, it establishes a common set of legal rules for all areas covered by EU policies. In particular, it provides...
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