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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 606 proposals for legislative or other legal instruments of this Directorate-General in negotiations with the Council and the European Parliament.
Date Title
07.11.2019  Mid-term evaluation of the Consumer Programme 2014-2020.
Report com(2019)490
 
23.10.2019  Third annual review of the functioning of the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield.
Report com(2019)495
 
14.10.2019  Mechanism for compensating the Member State whose national member is elected President of Eurojust.
com(2019)471
 
26.09.2019  Implementation of Directive 2013/48/EU on the right of access to a lawyer and to communicate with third persons and with consular authorities while deprived of liberty.
Report com(2019)560
 
25.09.2019  Application of Directive 2013/11/EU on alternative dispute resolution for consumer disputes and Regulation 524/2013 on online dispute resolution for consumer disputes.
Report com(2019)425
 

2.

Legislation currently being implemented

There are 259 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
31.07.2018  Appointment of the members of the panel provided for in Article 14(3) of Regulation (EU) 2017/1939.
Regulation com(2018)563
 
06.07.2018  Authorisation of Austria to accept the accession of Ecuador and Ukraine to the 1980 Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction.
Decision com(2018)527
 
06.07.2018  Authorisation of seven member states to accept the accession of the Dominican Republic to the 1980 Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction.
Decision com(2018)526
 
06.07.2018  Authorisation of Austria, Luxembourg and Romania to accept the accession of Belarus and Uzbekistan to the Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child ...
Decision com(2018)530
 
06.07.2018  Authorisation of Austria and Romania to accept the accession of Honduras to the 1980 Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction.
Decision com(2018)528
 

3.

Legislation in force

There are at least 80 laws or other legal instruments in force that have been previously proposed by this Directorate-General.
Date Title
25.04.2018  Amendment of Directive (EU) 2017/1132 as regards cross-border conversions, mergers and divisions.
Directive com(2018)241
 
23.04.2018  Protection of persons reporting on breaches of Union law.
Directive com(2018)218
 
11.04.2018  Amendment of directives 93/13/EEC, 98/6/EC, 2005/29/EC and 2011/83/EU as regards better enforcement and modernisation of EU consumer protection rules.
Directive com(2018)185
 
07.03.2017  UNWTO Convention on the protection of tourists and the rights and obligations of tourism service providers.
Decision com(2017)60
 
13.04.2015  Position of the Council on the adoption of a Regulation amending Council Regulation (EC) No 1346/2000 on insolvency proceedings.
Communication com(2015)173