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Key documents - Impact Assessment

Key documents






  • The launch of the Commission system
  • Impact Assessment
    Commission Communication COM(2002)276 (2002)


  • Other Commission documents on impact assessment
  • Better regulation for Growth and Jobs in the European Union
    Commission communication - COM(2005)97 (2005)
  • Next steps - In support of competitiveness and sustainable development
    Commission report - SEC(2004)1377pdf(207 kB) Choose translations of the previous link  (2004)


  • Impact assessment in other EU institutions
  • Inter-institutional Agreement on Better Lawmaking(2003)
    Common commitments and objectives of the three European institutions in the field of better regulation. Agreement includes the setting up of the High-level technical group for inter-institutional cooperation.


  • International dimension