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 Directive 1999/34/EC

I. Description

In accordance with Article 21 of Directive 85/3741 (‘the Directive’), the Commission must  review the efficiency of the product liability legal framework  on a regular basis. The first report COM(1995) 617 was presented in 1995. The second review exercise was launched with a Green Paper on Product liability adopted in July 1999, COM(1999) 396 final, leading to the second report published on 31 January 2001, COM(2000) 893 final.

II. General Information

Title

Directive 1999/34/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 10 May 1999 amending Council Directive 85/374/EEC on the approximation of the laws, regulations and administrative provisions of the Member States concerning liability for defective products

Status
Existing
Directive
1999/34/EC
Source
O.J. EC No L (Legislation), Edition 141, Year 1999, p.20 - 21
Adoption
05/10/1999
Promulgation
06/04/1999
Character
Lamfalussy Framework Act
Legal Basis
Art. 100a EEC
Legislative Procedure
Codecision procedure

III. Versions and Legislative History

1. Versions

Titel
Allg. Daten
Textfassung

Original Text :
Directive 1999/34/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 10 May 1999 amending Council Directive 85/374/EEC on the approximation of the laws, regulations and administrative provisions of the Member States concerning liability for defective products

  1999/34/EC

Beschluss:
05/10/1999 (A)
Verkuendung:
06/04/1999 (P)
(A) Adoption | (P) Promulgation

2. Legal Impact

Auswirkungstyp
Richtlinie
Textfassungen
Amendment
  Directive 85/374/EEC

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I. Description
II. General Information
III. Versions and Legislative History
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2. Legal Impact