Directorate-General Justice and Consumers (JUST)

Source: Europa Nu.

This Directorate-General develops and monitors the implementation of policies that aim to ensure that the whole of the European Union is an area of freedom and security without internal borders.

The main areas of activity of the DG are:

  • to ensure fundamental rights are upheld
  • matters regarding civil law
  • to garantuee personal data is protected
  • to garantuee access to the judiciary across the EU
  • consumer protection

On January 1st 2015 this DG was also made responsible for the policy concerning consumer protection. Up until July 1st 2010 the tasks of this DG were part of DG Justice, Freedom and Security i.

 

1.

Legislative proposals in negotiation

There are 727 proposals for legislative or other legal instruments of this Directorate-General in negotiations with the Council and the European Parliament.
Date Title
18.06.2024  .
Report com(2024)258
 
11.06.2024  .
Communication com(2024)950
 
30.05.2024  .
Decision com(2024)224
 
27.05.2024  .
Decision com(2024)215
 
23.04.2024  .
Communication com(2024)188
 

2.

Legislation currently being implemented

There are 292 laws or other legal instruments of the Council and the European Parliament, previously proposed by this Directorate-General, which are currently being implemented by the member states.
Date Title
21.05.2024  .
Decision com(2024)218
 
21.05.2024  .
Decision com(2024)217
 
24.01.2024  EU position in the Committee of the Parties of the Council of Europe Convention on Preventing and Combating Violence Against Women and Domestic Violence, on amendments ...
Decision com(2024)38
 
24.01.2024  EU position in the Committee of the Parties of the Council of Europe Convention on Preventing and Combating Violence Against Women and Domestic Violence, on amendments ...
Decision com(2024)37
 
14.11.2023  Signing of an Agreement with Armenia on cooperation between the EU Agency for Criminal Justice Cooperation (Eurojust) and the competent authorities for judicial ...
Decision com(2023)706
 

3.

Legislation in force

There are at least 67 laws or other legal instruments in force that have been previously proposed by this Directorate-General.
Date Title
14.10.2022  Amendment of Recommendation (EU) 2022/107 on a coordinated approach to facilitate safe free movement during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Recommendation com(2022)681
 
07.09.2022  Revision of the Barcelona Targets on early childhood education and care.
Recommendation com(2022)442
 
25.04.2022  Amendment of Regulation 2018/1727, as regards the collection, preservation and analysis of evidence relating to genocide, crimes against humanity and war crimes at ...
Regulation com(2022)187
 
31.05.2021  Amendment of Council Recommendation (EU) 2020/1475 of 13 October 2020 on a coordinated approach to the restriction of free movement in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Recommendation com(2021)294
 
25.01.2021  Amendment of Council Recommendation (EU) 2020/1475 of 13 October 2020 on a coordinated approach to the restriction of free movement in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Recommendation com(2021)38