The Directory of European Union Consolidated Legislation, which is organised by thematic chapter, presents the last consolidated version of an act (or the basic act if never amended) and the latest modifiers (if not yet integrated into a consolidated text).
In general, regulations, directives and decisions are consolidated. Some acts are however excluded from the consolidation process, these are marked in the Directory by an asterisk (*). For more information, please consult our FAQs on consolidation.
The Directory of European Union Consolidated Legislation is still in an experimental phase. This means that some references may be missing, in particular those concerning modifications published after the last consolidated version. For complete and up-to-date information, always check the bibliographic notice of the basic act on EUR-Lex.
As at 1.7.2012
Directory of European Union consolidated legislation
You can print out the chapter of the Directory of European Union consolidated legislation that you are interested in from the PDF files for each chapter. The larger chapters have been split into several PDF files.
- 01 General, financial and institutional matters (number of acts: 1199)
- 02 Customs Union and free movement of goods (number of acts: 710)
- 03 Agriculture (number of acts: 2993)
- 04 Fisheries (number of acts: 919)
- 05 Freedom of movement for workers and social policy (number of acts: 529)
- 06 Right of establishment and freedom to provide services (number of acts: 258)
- 07 Transport policy (number of acts: 629)
- 08 Competition policy (number of acts: 1777)
- 09 Taxation (number of acts: 168)
- 10 Economic and monetary policy and free movement of capital (number of acts: 513)
- 11 External relations (number of acts: 1482)
- 12 Energy (number of acts: 352)
- 13 Industrial policy and internal market (number of acts: 1546)
- 14 Regional policy and coordination of structural instruments (number of acts: 389)
- 15 Environment, consumers and health protection (number of acts: 1482)
- 16 Science, information, education and culture (number of acts: 354)
- 17 Law relating to undertakings (number of acts: 98)
- 18 Common Foreign and Security Policy (number of acts: 399)
- 19 Area of freedom, security and justice (number of acts: 479)
- 20 People's Europe (number of acts: 11)