Searching with keywords? These search tips could help improve your search results.
Searching for an exact phrase
To find documents containing an exact phrase, put the phrase in double inverted commas (quotation marks). This works for text searches only - both quick searches and advanced searches.
Example: "common regulatory framework"
Directive 2002/21/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 7 March 2002 on a common regulatory framework for electronic communications networks and services (framework directive)Continue
Broaden your search with an asterisk (*)
An asterisk replaces any number of letters in a word. This broadens the scope of your search to include documents containing any variation of a search term. (The technique also works with characters in CELEX numbers.)
transport* -> finds documents containing transport, transportation, transporting, etc.
32017L* -> finds all directives published in 2017
Directive 2010/35/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of 16 June 2010 on transportable pressure equipment and repealing Council directives 76/767/EEC, 84/525/EEC, 84/526/EEC, 84/527/EEC and 1999/36/EEC (Text with EEA relevance)
Directive 2009/33/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of 23 April 2009 on the promotion of clean and energy-efficient road transport vehicles (Text with EEA relevance)Continue
Broaden your search with a question mark (?)
A question mark replaces a single letter in a word. This broadens your search to include documents containing any variation of the search term. (The technique also works with characters in CELEX numbers.)
ca?e -> finds documents with case, cane, care, cape ...
32010?0060 -> finds legal acts with document number 60 from 2010; i.e. Commission Directive 2010/60/EU, Commission Regulation (EU) No 60/2010, ...
Council Regulation (EEC) No 2219/89 of 18 July 1989 on the special conditions for exporting foodstuffs and feedingstuffs following a nuclear accident or any other case of radiological emergency
2013/522/EU: Council Decision of 7 October 2013 on the conclusion of the Agreement between the European Union and the Republic of Cape Verde on the readmission of persons residing without authorizationContinue