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Cross Border Credit Transfer Directive 97/5/EC

Member StateState of play of legislative procedure
BelgiumLaw adopted on 9.1.2000. Publication in Official Journal and entry into force on 9.2.2000
DenmarkThe Directive has been implemented by law n° 237 of 21.04.99. Implementation date is 14.08.99, "3 lovsamling og afgørelser" - "Øvrige love" - "Grænseoverskridende pengeoverførsler"
GermanyLaw has been adopted on 21 July 1999 (Überweisungsgesetz, BGBl. Teil I S. 1642)
SpainLaw 9/1999 has been adopted on 12.04.99 (published in the Official Journal n° 88 on 13.04.99, page 13653). Entry into force on 03.05.99
FranceTransposition: Art. 78 of Law No. 99-532 of 25 June 1999 concerning savings and financial security (JORF, 29 June 1999, page 9507) and Reglement Numero 99-09 of 9 July 1999 of the the banking and financial regulation committee (JORF, 27 July 1999, pages 11160 and 11161, Corrigendum au JORF of 21 August 1999, pages 12559 and 12560).
GreeceTransposition by Presidential Decree 33/2000 of 8.2.2000; publication in Government Gazette on 16/2/2000, numero 27, Volume A
ItalyTransposition by decreto legislativo numero 253 of 28/7/2000, published in Gazzetta Ufficiale della Republica Italiana - Serie Generale - n. 212 of 11/9/2000
IrelandImplementation by Statutory Instrument Numero 231 of 1999, European Communities (Cross Border Credit Transfers) Regulation, entry into force: 14/8/1999
LuxembourgLaw adopted on 29.4.1999. It is amending the law of 5.4.1993 on the financial sector. Publication in the Mémorial of 12.5.1999. Entry into force on 16.5.1999
NetherlandsLaw was adopted by the First Chamber in October 1998 and the law was published on 12.11.1998 (Official journal 686/1998); Royal decision to implement on 12.08.99. Entry into force 14.08.99
AustriaBundesgesetz 123 was adopted by Parliament and published in the Official Journal (Überweisungsgesetz - Bundesgesetzblatt) on 22.Juli 1999, Part I, page 159. Entry into force: 13.8.1999
PortugalDecreto Lei n° 41/2000 of 17/3/2000, published in Diario da Republica, Serie A, Numero 65 of 17/3/2000, p.1022
SwedenLaw SFS 1999:268 of 12.05.99, published on 01.06.99
FinlandFinish Act on Credit Transfers has been adopted on 28 July - Law 821/1999 (Official Journal of 4.8.1999). Entry into force: 14.8.1999
United Kingdom"The Cross-Border Credit Transfers Regulation 1999" (1999 Numero 1876) were made on 30 June 1999, laid before Parliament on 1 July 1999 and came into force on 14 August 1999
LiechtensteinImplementation by "Gesetz vom 16. Dezember 1999 über die Ausführung von Überweisungen, LGBl. 2000 Nr. 51". Entry into force: 1 March 2000
NorwayImplementing regulation ("forskrift") of 2/7/1999 nr. 719 regarding cross-border payments came into force 14/8/1999
IcelandTransposition Act and Regulation came into force on 1st February 2000