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The Official Journal:
The Official Journal is the EU equivalent to the U.S. Government's "Federal
Register". The L (Legislation) and C (Information and Notices) series of the Official
Journal appear daily in the 20 official languages of the European Union.
Legislation in force:
The texts are arranged under twenty main chapter headings.
Legislation relating to agriculture, biotechnology, organic farming, foodstuffs, etc. can
be found under heading 03 "Agriculture" and heading 15 "Environment,
Consumers and Health Protection". An alphabetical index using
keywords is also available. On this site you can find the initial
legislation and all the amendments as published in the Official Journal.
List of Commission Proposals that have not
yet been adopted and links to documents of other European Institutions that take
part in the development of Community legislation.
Treaties: Consolidated texts of treaties and treaties in the process of ratification are available.
Case Law: Recent case-law of the European Court of Justice and the Court of First Instance is available.
Subscriptions and paper editions of the Official Journal can also be obtained from one of the sales offices. The list of sales offices is available at the Internet at http://publications.europa.eu/others/sales_agents_en.html.