Updated: 29/09/2017

List of EU Acquis by Negotiation Chapters

List of EU Acquis by Negotiation Chapters

The TAIEX Law Approximation Database offers a global overview of the legislative progress of candidate countries in the process of approximation of national legislation to the EU acquis communautaire. It has been a working tool for the administration of the candidate countries and for the exchange of information between the candidate countries and the European Commission.

The information given below is gathered from TAIEX Law Approximation Database. It includes 35 chapters and indicative. For more information: http://lad.taiex.be/


  1) Free Movement of Goods

  2) Free Movement of Workers

  3) Right of Establishment and Freedom to Provide Services

  4) Free Movement of Capital

  5) Public Procurement

  6) Company Law

  7) Intellectual Property Law

  8) Competition Policy

  9) Financial Services

 10) Information Society and Media

 11) Agriculture and Rural Development

 12) Food Safety, Veterinary and Phytosanitary Policy

 13) Fisheries

 14) Transport Policy

 15) Energy

 16) Taxation

 17) Economic and Monetary Policy

 18) Statistics

 19) Social Policy and Employment

 20) Enterprise and Industrial Policy

 21) Trans-European Networks

 22) Regional Policy and Coordination of Structural Instruments

 23) Judiciary and Fundamental Rights

 24) Justice, Freedom and Security

 25) Science and Research

 26) Education and Culture

 27) Environment

 28) Customer and Health Protection

 29) Customs Union

 30) External Relations

 31) Foreign, Security and Defence Policy

 32) Financial Control

 33) Financial and Budgetary Provisions

 34) Institutions

 35) Other Issues



Besides, EUR-Lex provides direct free access to European Union law. You can consult the Official Journal of the European Union as well as the treaties, legislation, case-law and legislative proposals. You can also use the extensive search facilities available on EUR-Lex. For more information: http://eur-lex.europa.eu/en/index.htm

The legislation in force as classified according to the Directory of Community legislation can be accessed from this page. The analytical structure of the Directory of Community legislation includes 20 chapters with divisions into further sub-sections as necessary. The main differences between TAIEX Law Approximation Database an EUR-Lex are as following: firstly, the screening chapters are not available through EUR-Lex and secondly, EUR-Lex does not include national legislation.

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