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Resources on public access to EU documents

Regulation 1049/2001/EC - key texts

Regulation 1049/2001/EC - implementation reports - Commission

- Commission Green Paper on access to documents (preliminary version, April 2007)

Regulation 1049/2001/EC - implementation reports - Council

Biennial reports (former legislation)

- Code of access (1993)

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Third report on the implementation of Council Decision 93/731/EC on access to Council documents (1998-1999)
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Second report on the implementation of Council Decision 93/731/EC on public access to Council documents (June 1998)
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First report on the implementation of Council Decision 93/731/EC on public access to Council documents (July 1996)

Public registers of documents of the EU institutions - links

Applying for EU documents - links

Historical archives of the EU:

  • Council Regulation (EEC, Euratom) No 354/83 of 1 February 1983 concerning the opening to the public of the historical archives of the European Economic Community and the European Atomic Energy Community: Full-text (link); This was amended to reflect changes efffected in Regulation 1049/2001on 22 September 2003 by Council Regulation (EC, EURATOM) No 1700/2003: Full-text (pdf)