Legal acts – statistics

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Consult, by year and by month, the number of regulations, directives and decisions, both in force and no longer in force. For each type of act, find the total number as well as detailed figures the European Parliament, the Commission and the Council. There are separate lists for basic and amending acts.

The figures are based on the date of the adoption of the act and do not include corrigenda.

Number of legal acts

Basic acts Amending acts
Regulations 400 305
EP and Council 13 14
Council of the European Union 3 47
European Commission 384 244
Other 0 0
Directives 3 13
EP and Council 2 3
Council of the European Union 0 2
European Commission 1 8
Other 0 0
Decisions 336 137
EP and Council 9 1
Council of the European Union 153 71
European Commission 142 55
Other 32 10
Total 739 455