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Public Consultation on transnational successions

Date: 30/09/2005

Objective of the consultation

The Commission has adopted a Green Paper on transnational successions, to launch a vast process of consulting all interested circles on all the questions currently raised by successions in the EU.

The Green Paper looks into matters such as the ways and means of removing administrative and practical obstacles facing individuals wishing to have for instance, their status as heir, recognised abroad. The idea of establishing a "European certificate of inheritance" is mooted.

Reference documents and other, related consultations

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In the interests of transparency, organisations have been invited to provide the public with relevant information about themselves by registering in the Interest Representative Register and subscribing to its Code of Conduct. If the organisation is not registered, the submission is published separately from the registered organisations.

Community institutions and bodies

National government and parliaments

Regional and local authorities

Civil society, non-governmental organisations and others

Summary of the contributions

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