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e-Domec is the "Electronic archiving and Document management policy of the European Commission".

e-Domec aims to ensure the consistency of document management in all Commission departments. Standard and uniform rules serve to make sure that the Commission is able, at any time, to provide information on the matters for which it is accountable. These rules are implemented through the IT system ARES/NOMCOM.

The legal basis for e-Domec consists of the following two decisions and their implementing rules:

  • Commission Decision 2002/47/EC, ECSC, Euratom of 23.1.2002 amending its Rules of Procedure - Annex : Provisions on document management - OJ L 21 of 24.1.2002, p. 23
  • Commission Decision 2004/563/EC, Euratom of 7.7.2004 amending its Rules of procedures - Annex : Commission’s provisions on electronic and digitised documents - OJ L 251 of 27.7.2004, p.9
  • SEC(2009)1643 pdf - 318 KB [318 KB] français (fr)  Implementing rules for Decision 2002/47/EC, ECSC, Euratom on document management and for Decision 2004/563/EC,Euratom on electronic and digitised documents, adopted on 30.11.2009 (recast)
  • Collected Decisions and Implementing Rules above pdf - 3 MB [3 MB] français (fr) , published by the Publications Office of the European Commission
  • SEC(2012)713 pdf - 322 KB [322 KB] français (fr) - First revision of the Common Commission-level Retention List for European Commission files, adopted on 17.12.2012, replacing the document SEC(2007)970 of 04.07.2007.

 Specific privacy statement ARES/NOMCOM pdf - 28 KB [28 KB] français (fr)