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Proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on the European Agency for the operational management of large-scale IT systems in the area of freedom, security and justice (eu-LISA)

In June 2017, the Commission tabled a Proposal for a new Regulation on eu-LISA, which shall thus replace Regulation (EU) 1077/2011. As stated by the Commission in the Explanatory Memorandum, the overall aim of the Proposal is to improve the functioning of the Agency and enhance and strengthen its role to ensure that its mandate meets current challenges at EU level in the area of freedom,...
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Council Decision (EU) 2017/865 of 11 May 2017 on the signing, on behalf of the European Union, of the Council of Europe Convention on preventing and combating violence against women and domestic violence with regard to matters related to judicial cooperat

With this Decision, which does not apply to Denmark only, the Council has formally authorised the signing, on behalf of the EU, of the Council of Europe Convention on preventing and combating...
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Directive (EU) 2017/541 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 15 March 2017 on combating terrorism and replacing Council Framework Decision 2002/475/JHA and amending Council Decision 2005/671/JHA

The attacks carried out on European soil since 2014 called for further EU action. Framework Decision 2002/475/JHA already criminalised certain terrorist acts. However, it did not explicitly...
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Proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on the protection of individuals with regard to the processing of personal data by the Union institutions, bodies, offices and agencies and on the free movement of such data

Proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on the protection of individuals with regard to the processing of personal data by the Union institutions, bodies, offices...
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Proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and the Council on the establishment, operation and use of the Schengen Information System (SIS) in the field of police cooperation and judicial cooperation in criminal matters

Proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and the Council on the establishment, operation and use of the Schengen Information System (SIS) in the field of police cooperation and...
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Regulation (EU, Euratom) 2016/2030 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 26 October 2016 amending Regulation (EU, Euratom) No 883/2013, as regards the secretariat of the Supervisory Committee of the European Anti-Fraud Office (OLAF)

On 4 March 2016, the Commission tabled a proposal for a regulation amending regulation 883/2013, which governs the work of the European Anti-Fraud Office (OLAF), in order to reinforce the...
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Directive (EU) 2016/1919 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 26 October 2016 on legal aid for suspects and accused persons in criminal proceedings and for requested persons in European arrest warrant proceedings

On 30 November 2009, the Council adopted a Resolution on a Roadmap for strengthening the procedural rights of suspected or accused persons in criminal proceedings. Taking a step-by-step...
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