The Regulation 2018 / 1724 the European Parliament and of the board of 2 October 2018 relating to the creation of a single digital gateway access to information, procedures and assistance services and solving problems and amending Regulation (HAT) # 1024 / 2012, has been published on 21 November 2018 in the Official Journal of the European Union and will enter into force at 20 days of its publication, giving a term of two years for the fulfilment of the majority of its articles, four for municipal authorities and five for procedures entirely online.
The Unique Digital Gateway will be integrated in the “ portal Your Europa ” and provide high-quality information on the rights, obligations and standards in the fields listed in Annex I of the rules on procedures entirely online listed in Annex II and about the support services and troubleshooting according to the list included in Annex III, besides the links to digitally access to these procedures and services.
The new gateway will facilitate interaction between citizens and businesses national and cross-border, on the one hand, and the competent authorities, on the other, through online solutions designed to facilitate the daily activities of their users and applying, as a general rule, the principle of “ single once ” for individuals and companies provide the same information to the public administrations once. In this way, saving time and money to all those involved in reducing or eliminating unnecessary administrative burdens and ensure equal opportunities throughout the HAT to respect the principle of non-discrimination through the use of new technologies.
This catwalk improves transparency of rules and regulations to certain events of the life of companies and citizens. In particular, the address the ignorance of consumer rules, improve consumer confidence and cut costs of companies derived from regulatory compliance.