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Regulation (EU) 2016/794 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 11 May 2016 on the European Union Agency for Law Enforcement Cooperation (Europol) and replacing and repealing Council Decisions 2009/371/JHA, 2009/934/JHA, 2009/935/JHA, 2009/936/J

Europol (once the European Police Office, now the European Union Agency for Law Enforcement Cooperation) was established in 1995 and is located in The Hague. Its role is to support and strengthen action by the competent authorities of the Member States and their mutual cooperation in preventing and combating serious crime affecting two or more Member States, terrorism and forms of crime which...
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Directive (EU) 2016/800 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 11 May 2016 on procedural safeguards for children who are suspects or accused persons in criminal proceedings

On 27 November 2013, the European Commission submitted to the European Parliament and the Council a proposal for a Directive on procedural safeguards for children suspected or accused in criminal...
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Directive (EU) 2016/681 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 April 2016 on the use of passenger name record (PNR) data for the prevention, detection, investigation and prosecution of terrorist offences and serious crime

The Commission issued on 2 February 2011 a proposal for a Directive on the use of Passenger Name Record data for the prevention, detection, investigation and prosecution of terrorist offences and...
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Directive (EU) 2016/680 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 April 2016 on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data by competent authorities for the purposes of the prevention, investigation, detectio

On 25 January 2012, the Commission proposed a new framework for data protection in the EU including two legislative proposals: the first being a proposal for a Regulation, setting out a general EU...
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Directive (EU) 2016/343 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 9 March 2016 on the strengthening of certain aspects of the presumption of innocence and of the right to be present at the trial in criminal proceedings

On March 9th 2016, the Directive on the strengthening of certain aspects of the presumption of innocence and of the right to be present at the trial in criminal proceedings has been finally...
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Proposals for a Directive and for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards the exchange of information on third country nationals, as regards the ECRIS and establishing a centralised system to supplement and support the ECRIS

Proposal for a Directive of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Council Framework Decision 2009/315/JHA, as regards the exchange of information on third country nationals and as...
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Regulation (EU) 2015/2219 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 25 November 2015 on the European Union Agency for Law Enforcement Training (CEPOL) and replacing and repealing Council Decision 2005/681/JHA

On 16 July 2014, the European Commission put forward a proposal for a Regulation establishing CEPOL (COM(2014) 465 final), repealing and replacing the Council Decision 2005/681/JHA. The proposal...
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