This site has been archived on (2011/08/01)

European Commission: Justice

Print versionDecrease textIncrease text

The European Commission consults the public on policy papers

In this "Consulting the public" page of the European Commission's "Justice" web site, you will find information on events organised by the European Commission in the framework of an official consultation process (e.g. following the publication of a Green Paper).



Deadline Events

30 November 2011

Green paper on 'Strengthening mutual trust in the European judicial area - A Green Paper on the application of EU criminal justice legislation in the field of detention'

15 June 2011

Public consultation on future funding activities in the area of Justice, Fundamental Rights and Equality for the period after 2013

Due to the high interest in the the consulation the deadline was extended until 20.06.2011

30 April 2011

Towards a Coherent European Approach to Collective Redress


Deadline Events

10 May 2011

Green Paper on 'Less bureaucracy for citizens: promoting free movement of public documents and recognition of the effects of civil status records'

15 January 2011

Consultation on the Commission's comprehensive approach on personal data protection in the European Union

30 September 2010

European Commission's Victims Package: Consultation on taking action on rights, support and protection of victims of crime and violence

31 January 2011

Green Paper from the Commission on policy options for progress towards a European Contract Law for consumers and businesses

20 August 2010

Consultation on the European Commission's Communication on the Rights of the Child (2011-2014)

14 June 2010

"EU Citizens' Rights - The way forward": Consultation on how to strengthen the rights stemming from Union Citizenship

12 March 2010

Consultation on the future European Union (EU) - United States of America (US) international agreement on personal data protection and information sharing for law enforcement purposes

22 January 2010

Green Paper on obtaining evidence in criminal matters from one Member State to another and securing its admissibility


Date Events

31 December 2009

Consultation on the legal framework for the fundamental right to protection of personal data

30 June 2009

Consultation on the report and green paper on the review of Regulation 44/2001 concerning jurisdiction and the recognition and enforcement of judgements in civil and commercial matters


Date Events

04 december 2008

"Freedom, Security and Justice: What will be the future?", Consultation on priorities for the next five years (2010-2014)

30 September 2008

Green Paper - Effective enforcement of judgements in the European union: the transparency of debtors' assets


Date Events

31 March 2007

Green Paper on improving the efficiency of the enforcement of judgements in the European Union: The Attachment of Bank Accounts


Date Events

30 November 2006

Green Paper on conflict of laws in matters concerning matrimonial property regimes, including the question of jurisdiction and mutual recognition


Date Events

30 September 2005

Public Consultation on transnational successions


Date Events

17 December 2004

Public consultation on the creation of a Fundamental rights Agency

27 January 2004

Hearing on the "Rome I" Green Paper


Date Events

3 May 2002

Commission launched a consultation on a preliminary draft proposal for a Council Regulation - "Rome II".
Summary of the approximately 80 contributions received