Current legislation

Given the large number of revisions and amendments that were made over time to the SBS Regulation, a process of recasting the legislation was concluded in March 2008.

PDF icon SBS – recast (March 2008) with it's most recent PDF icon amendment

The key implementing legislation includes the following:

PDF icon Data series: EC Regulation 251/2009

PDF icon Definitions: EC Regulation 250/2009 with it's most recent PDF icon amendment

PDF icon Criteria for the evaluation of quality - Regulation (EU) No 275/2010

Previous legislation

There have been considerable changes to the initial legislation adopted with respect to structural business statistics (SBS). SBS - legislative history:

PDF icon Consolidated SBS Regulation, prior to the recast

Although the following links have no legal value, they provide consolidated versions of the main implementing legislation prior to the recasting exercise:

PDF icon Data series: list of variables collected by sector

PDF icon Definitions