Legislation

The main Regulation on the European system of integrated social protection statistics is:

  • Regulation (EC) No 458/2007 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 25 April 2007 on the European system of integrated social protection statistics.

The following implementing Commission Regulations provide further specifications in the implementation of the ESSPROS Core system and Pension beneficiaries data and Quality Reports:

  • Commission Regulation (EC) No 1322/2007 of 12 November 2007 concerning the appropriate formats for transmission, results to be transmitted and criteria for measuring quality for the ESSPROS core system and the module on pension beneficiaries.
  • Commission Regulation (EC) No 10/2008 of 8 January 2008 concerning the definitions, detailed classifications and updating of the rules for dissemination for the ESSPROS core system and the module on pension beneficiaries.

In addition the following more recent implementing Commission Regulations are the legal basis of the ESSPROS Net social benefits module:

  • Commission Regulation (EU) No 263/2011 of 17 March 2011 concerning the launch of full data collection for the ESSPROS module on net social protection benefits.
  • Commission Regulation (EU) No 110/2011 of 8 February 2011 concerning the appropriate formats for the transmission of data, the results to be transmitted and the criteria for measuring quality for the ESSPROS module on net social protection benefits.