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Agreement between the United States of America and the European Union on the use and transfer of passenger name records to the United States Department of Homeland Security

The EU and the US signed a first PNR agreement in 2004 which had to be terminated following a decision by the ECJ (lack of legal basis). A provisional agreement was signed in 2006, later replaced by an agreement signed at Brussels and Washington, 23 and 26 July 2007. Following the entry into force of the Lisbon Treaty and pending the conclusion of the agreement, the Council sent the 2007...
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Directive 2011/92/EU of 13 December 2011 on combating the sexual abuse and sexual exploitation of children and child pornography, and replacing Council Framework Decision 2004/68/JHA

This Directive harmonises throughout the European Union criminal offences relating to sexual abuse committed against children, the sexual exploitation of children and child pornography. It also...
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Agreement between the European Union and Australia on the processing and transfer of Passenger Name Record (PNR) (...)

The agreement replaces the agreement signed in 2008 which was provisionally applicable even if it had never been ratified by the EU. Under the Lisbon Treaty, conclusion of the 2008 agreement by...
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Directive 2011/99/EU of 13 December 2011 on the European protection order

The objective of this Directive is to make sure that a victim who is subject to a protection measure (for example in a case of domestic violence) may still be protected when he/she moves to...
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Directive 2011/92/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of 13 December 2011 on combating the sexual abuse and sexual exploitation of children and child pornography, and replacing Council Framework Decision 2004/68/JHA

This Directive establishes minimum rules concerning the definition of criminal offences and sanctions in the area of sexual abuse and sexual exploitation of children, child pornography and...
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Regulation (EU) No 1077/2011 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 25 October 2011 establishing a European Agency for the operational management of large-scale IT systems in the area of freedom, security and justice (eu-LISA), as amended in2013

This Regulation establishes the European Agency for the operational management of large-scale IT systems in the area of freedom, security and justice, known as "eu-LISA". Located in Tallinn,...
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Arrangement between the European Union and the Republic of Iceland, the Principality of Liechtenstein, the Kingdom of Norway and the Swiss Confederation on the participation by those States in the work of the committees which assist the European Commissio

This Agreement organises the participation of Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and the Swiss Confederation in the work of the committees which assist the European Commission in the exercise of its...
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