Preparatory documents, together with other documents of the European institutions of possible public interest, may be accessed from this page.
‘Preparatory documents’ means all documents corresponding to the various stages of the legislative or budgetary process. They include Commission legislative proposals, Council common positions, legislative and budgetary resolutions and initiatives of the European Parliament, and opinions of the European Economic and Social Committee and of the Committee of the Regions, etc.
Preparatory acts can also be accessed using the site's search functions.
The legislative procedure for a specific act can be followed in PreLex (Monitoring of the decision-making process between institutions) or in ŒIL (The legislative observatory of the European Parliament).