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Regulation No 883/2013 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 11 September 2013 concerning investigations conducted by the European Anti-Fraud Office (OLAF) and repealing Regulation (EC) No 1073/1999 of the European Parliament and of the Counci

The new Regulation No 883/20131  governing the work of the European Anti-Fraud Office (OLAF) entered into force on 1 October 2013. This Regulation confirms that the mandate of OLAF extends beyond the protection of financial interests to include all activities relating to safeguarding EU interests against irregular conduct liable to result in administrative or criminal proceedings. The...
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Directive 2013/48/EU of 22 October 2013 on the right of access to a lawyer in criminal proceedings and in European arrest warrant proceedings, and on the right to have a third party informed upon deprivation of liberty and to communicate with third person

The access to lawyer Directive is the third step of the Roadmap on procedural rights adopted by the Council on 30th of November 2009. The directive provides, inter alia ,the participation of a...
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Directive 2013/40/EU of 12 August 2013 on attacks against information systems and replacing Council Framework Decision 2005/222/JHA

The EU cybercrime directive aims to approximate the criminal law of the member states in the area of attacks against information systems by establishing minimum rules concerning the definition of...
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Proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on the European Union Agency for Criminal Justice Cooperation (Eurojust)

On 17 July 2013, the European Commission submitted a proposal for a Regulation on Eurojust (COM(2013) 535 final). This proposal seeks to replace the consolidated version of Council Decision...
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Directive 2012/29/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of 25 October 2012 establishing minimum standards on the rights, support and protection of victims of crime, and replacing Council Framework Decision 2001/220/JHA

The Directive 2012/29/EU establishing minimum standards on the rights, support and protection of victims of crime ensures that persons who have fallen victim of crime are recognised, treated with...
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Directive 2012/29/EU of 25 October 2012 establishing minimum standards on the rights, support and protection of victims of crime, and replacing Council Framework Decision 2001/220/JHA

This Directive aims at approximating national legislation and practices on protection of victims, in particular during criminal proceedings. It replaces Framework Decision 2001/220/JHA of 15 March...
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Directive 2012/13/EU of 22 May 2012 on the right to information in criminal proceedings

The proposal for this Directive was submitted by the Commission on 20 July 2010. It is the second measure implementing the roadmap on procedural rights. This Directive establishes that Member...
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