Coming soon: new look and feel for EUR-Lex

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In this article we'll take a closer look at the upcoming update. You can also scroll down to watch a short video.

The main elements of the new design are:

  1. There are four main categories in the menu, in addition to the ‘Official Journal’: ‘EU Law’, ‘EU case-law’, ‘National law and case-law’ and ‘Information’.
  2. Some labels have been renamed:
  3. Current Label New label
    EU law and related documents EU law
    EU legislation Legal acts
    Consolidated acts Consolidated texts
    EU preparatory acts Preparatory documents
    Legislative procedures Lawmaking procedures
    Institutions and bodies EU institutions
    Directory of European Union case law Directory of case law
    National transposition measures National transposition
    JURE JURE case law
  4. When accessing a document, the tabs previously displayed at the top of the text (Text, Document information, Procedure, National transposition and Summary of EU legislation or Summary of Case law documents) are now accessible on the left of the text. This menu is dynamic, it travels when scrolling down the page to read the document.
  5. Searching for documents remains mostly unchanged with the availability of the familiar features: Find results by, Quick search, Advanced search, Expert search (for signed in users only).
  6. The site is now mobile friendly, so adapting to the size of the device's screen.

You can also watch the video directly on YouTube.

Published: 06.08.2018

Coming soon: new look and feel for EUR-Lex

EUR-Lex will soon have a new look, updated features and easier navigation.

The way you navigate around the website will be clearer, with an easily accessible menu. We’ve also improved how you access and read documents and information related to them. For example, the home page will have a cleaner look with five categories in the navigation: EU law, EU case-law, national law and case law, information and dedicated access to the Official Journal.

The search functionalities will remain the same as in the current version. You will also still be able to access any documents and searches saved in your account.

The website will be mobile-friendly.

Stay tuned for more information!

Published: 12.07.2018