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Provisions of the European Union

Texts published in section L (Legislation) of the official journal of the european union (DOUE).
There is a selection of policy documents , legislative acts, in various programmes and actions of the european Union.

Digital Europe programme

Regulation (EU) 2021/694, of 29 april 2021,

11 may 2021

Regulation (EU) 2021/694 the european parliament and council of 29 april 2021 establishing the Digital Europe programme and repealing decision (EU) 2015/2240 (relevant text for the purposes of the eea).

  • Link EUR-lex: DOUE series L, no. 166, 11/05/2021 1-34 p. (Opens in new window)

  • NOTE : override the Decision (EU) 2015/2240, 25 november, which establishes a programme relating to the solutions of interoperability and common frameworks for public administrations, businesses and citizens (programme ISA2) as a means of public sector modernization (Ref. DOUE-L-2015-82423) (Opens in new window)

  • Infrastructure and common services
  • Electronic services

Interoperability, european public services of electronic administration

Decision (EU) 2015/2240, of 25 november, ISA2 [programme]

04 december 2015

Decision (EU) 2015/2240 the european parliament and of the council of 25 november 2015 which establishes a programme on the interoperability solutions common frameworks and to the public administrations, businesses and citizens (programme ISA2) as a means of public-sector modernization. (Text relevant to impacts of EEE)

  • Interoperability
  • Electronic services

Decision No. 922/2009/ec of 16 september, ISA [programme]

03 october 2009

Decision No. 922/2009/EC the european parliament and council of 16 september 2009, on the interoperability solutions european public administrations (ISA) .

Decision 2004/387/ec of 21 april, [IDABC programme]

18 may 2004

Decision 2004/387/EC the european parliament and council of 21 april 2004 on interoperable delivery of pan-european egovernment services to the public sector, businesses and citizens (IDABC) [includes bug fixes of decision 2004/387/ec of the commission on 28 april 2004].

Identity, electronic signature

Regulation (EU) 910/2014, of 23 july, [eIDAS]

28 august 2014

Regulation (EU) no. 910/2014 the european parliament and council , on 23 july 2014, on the electronic identification and confidence for electronic transactions in the internal market (eIDAS) and on the repeal of the Directive 1999/93/EC (Opens in new window) .

  • Identity and electronic signature
  • Interoperability

Directive 1999/93/ec of 13 december, [electronic signature] REPEALED

19 january 2000

Directive 1999/93/EC the european parliament and the council, of 13 december 1999, which establishes a community framework for electronic signatures . [REPEALED]

  • Identity and electronic signature
  • Interoperability

The security council in networks and information systems, electronic communications, Cybersecurity

Regulation (EU) 2021/887 dated 20 may 2021, [european centre for Industrial Competition, technological and research on cybersecurity]

08 june 2021

Regulation (EU) 2021/887 the european parliament and the council, of 20 may 2021 to lay down the European centre for Industrial Competition, technological and research on cybersecurity and Network of Focal points.

  • Security

Regulation (EU) 2019/881 of 17 april 2019, [ENISA and certification of cyber security]

07 june 2019

Regulation (EU) 2019/881 the european parliament and council of 17 april 2019 on ENISA (european union agency for cybersecurity) and certification of cybersecurity the information and communication technologies and repealing Regulation (EU) no. 526/2013 ('regulation on cybersecurity').

  • Security

Directive (EU) 2016/1148, of 6 july, [security of networks and information systems in the union]

19 july 2016

Directive (EU) 2016/1148 the european parliament and the council, of 6 july 2016, concerning measures to ensure a high common level security of networks and information systems in the union (Directive SRI) .

  • Security

Accessibility

Directive (EU) 2016/2102 of 26 october, [accessibility of websites, public sector]

02 december 2016

Directive (EU) 2016/2102 the european parliament and council of 26 october 2016, on the accessibility of websites and applications for mobile devices of public sector agencies .

  • Accessibility
  • Electronic services

Open database, reuse of data on the public sector

Directive (EU) 2019/1024 of 20 june 2019, [Directive open data]

26 june 2019

Directive (EU) 2019/1024 the european parliament and council of 20 june 2019, concerning the open database and reuse of public sector information .

  • Open government
  • Interoperability

Directive 2013/37/eu, of 26 june, [reuse information in the public sector]

27 june 2013

Directive 2013/37/EU the european parliament and of the council of 26 june 2013, amendment Directive 2003/98/EC (Opens in new window) concerning the reuse of information in the public sector (amending arts. 1 to 9 and 11 of directive 2003/98)

  • Open government
  • Interoperability

Directive 2003/98/ec of 17 november, [re-use of public sector information]

31 december 2003

Directive 2003/98/EC the european parliament and council of 17 november 2003 concerning the reuse of public sector information .

  • Open government
  • Interoperability

, Electronic procurement

Directive 2014/55/eu, of 16 april, [procurement, invoice]

06 may 2014

Directive 2014/55/EU the european parliament and council of 16 april 2014, concerning the electronic invoicing in procurement .

  • Link EUR-lex: DOUE serie L, núm. 133, de 06/05/2014, páginas 1 a 11 (Opens in new window)

  • NOTE: This directive will force the eu member states to accept electronic invoices in public contracts. These invoicing will have to be consistent with a european standard for the semantic data model for essential elements of an electronic invoice.

  • Recruitment
  • Interoperability

Protection of personal data

Regulation (EU) 2016/679, of 27 april, [the General regulations on data protection (RGPD)]

04 may 2016

Regulation (EU) 2016/679 the european parliament and council of 27 april 2016, relating to the protection of individuals with regard to the treatment of personal data and the free movement of these data and abolishing the Directive 95/46/EC (Opens in new window) (General regulations on data protection).

  • Citizen
  • Electronic services
  • Security

Regulation (EU) 2013/611, of 24 june, [personal data, electronic communications]

26 june 2013

Regulation (EU) No. 611/2013 of the commission of 24 june 2013, on the measures applicable to the reporting of child violation of personal data in the framework of the Directive 2002/58/EC (Opens in new window) the european parliament and council directive on privacy and electronic communications.

  • Security
  • Citizen
  • Electronic services

Directiva 2006/24/CE, de 15 de marzo, [datos personales, conservación de datos]

13 april 2006

Directive 2006/24/EC the european parliament and council of 15 march 2006, maintenance of data generated or treaties in relation to the provision of electronic communications public access or public communications networks and amending the Directive 2002/58/EC (Opens in new window) .

  • Security
  • Citizen
  • Electronic services

Directive 2002/58/ec of 12 july, [-privacy electónicas]

31 july 2002

Directive 2002/58/EC the european parliament and the council, of 12 july 2002, with regard to the treatment of personal data and protection of privacy in electronic communications sector (Directive on privacy and electronic communications)

  • Security
  • Citizen
  • Electronic services

Directive 95/46/ec of 24 october, [personal data, free movement of data REPEALED]

23 november 1995

Directive 95/46/EC the european parliament and council of 24 october 1995, on the protection of individuals with regard to the treatment of personal data and the free movement of these data.

  • Citizen
  • Electronic services
  • Security

Services in the internal market, services/portals/one-stop shops

Delegate regulation (EU) 2019/815 of 17 december, [specification of an electronic format Only]

29 may 2019

Delegate regulation (EU) 2019/815 of the commission of 17 december 2018, which completes the directive 2004/109/ec of the european parliament and of the council with regard to the technical standards relating to the regulation specification of an electronic format Only.

  • Interoperability

Regulation (EU) 2018/1724 of 2 october, [Gateway unique digital access to information]

21 november 2018

Regulation (EU) 2018/1724 , of the european parliament and of the council of 2 october 2018, concerning the establishment single digital gateway for access to information , procedures and appropriate assistance and resolution of problems and amending council regulation (EU) n. 1024/2012

  • Electronic services
  • Interoperability

Reglamento (UE) 2017/1953, de 27 de abril, [conectividad a internet comunidades locales]

01 november 2017

Regulation (EU) 2017/1953 the european parliament and of the council of 25 october 2017, amending regulations (EU) no. 1316/2013 and (EU) no. 283/2014 as regards the f time of internet connectivity of local communities.

  • Citizen

Regulation (EU) 2017/1128 of 14 june, [border portability services online content]

30 june 2017

Regulation (EU) 2017/1128 the european parliament and council of 14 june 2017, on the portability cross-border online content in the internal market.

  • Interoperability
  • Citizen

Regulation EU 2016/1191 of 6 july 2016, [citizens, submission of documents]

26 july 2016

Regulation (EU) 2016/1191 the european parliament and the council, of 6 july 2016, which facilitates the free movement of citizens to streamline requirements for the submission of certain public documents in the european Union and amending council regulation (EU) n. 1024/2012

  • Citizen

Directive 2014/26/eu, of 26 february, [licenses multiterritoriales]

20 march 2014

Directive 2014/26/EU the european parliament and council of 26 february 2014, concerning the collective management of copyrights and related rights and the granting of licences multiterritoriales human on musical works for use on-line at the internal market. Relevant text for the purposes of the eea

  • Company
  • Interoperability

Directive 2007/2/ec of 14 march, [INSPIRE]

25 april 2007

Directive 2007/2/ec the european parliament and the council, of 14 march 2007, establishing an infrastructure for spatial information in the european community (Inspire)

  • Interoperability
  • Interadministrativa cooperation

Directive 2006/123/ec of 12 december, [services in the internal market]

27 december 2006

Directive 2006/123/EC the european parliament and the council, of 12 december 2006, on services in the internal market.

  • Link EUR-lex: DOUE serie L, núm. 376, de 27/12/2006, pág. 36 a 68 (Opens in new window)

  • NOTE : According to this directive, member states will verify and, as appropriate, to simplify processes and procedures applicable to the access to an activity of services and its exercise. In particular, the directive provides for: The creation of single windows in which an entrepreneur may carry out all the necessary arrangements.

  • The obligation to ensure the realization of these procedures electronically.

  • Website related: Offices of the services directive in Spain: eugo.es (Opens in new window)  

  • Citizen
  • Interoperability
  • Company

Standardization, quality, standardization bodies

Regulation (EU) 2012/1025, 25 october, [european standardisation]

14 november 2012

Regulation (EU) no. 1025/2012 the european parliament and of the council of 25 october 2012, on european standardisation , amending directives 89/686/EEC and 93/15/eec and directives 94/9/ec, 94/25/EC, 95/16/EC, 97/23/EC, 98/34/ec, 2004/22/EC, 2007/23/EC, 2009/23/ec and 2009/105/ec of the european parliament and of the council and repealing decision 87/95/EEC and council decision no. 1673/2006/ec of the european parliament and the council.

  • Interadministrativa cooperation