First published on
06 July 2017

Every year, the European Commission draws up an annual report on its monitoring of the application of EU law.

In 2016, the Commission launched 986 new procedures by sending a letter of formal notice and issued 292 reasoned opinions. At the end of 2016, 1 657 infringement procedures remained open. The number of new late-transposition infringement cases increased sharply in 2016 (847) compared to 2015 (543).



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