European Land Information Service
EULIS (European Land Information Service) provides direct access to official land
registers in Europe. EULIS provides an online service for professional, registered
customers. Access to European Land Registers is supported by useful information
on the local land registration environment and a glossary of terminology.Connected
countries: Austria, Ireland, Lithuania, Netherlands, Sweden.
European Judicial Network in civil and commercial matters
It is a flexible, non-bureaucratic structure, which operates in an informal
mode and aims at simplifying judicial cooperation between the Member States.
It gives unofficial support to the central authorities as stipulated in their
instruments, and facilitates relations between different courts.
European Judicial Network
The European Judicial Network (EJN) is a network of national contact points
for the facilitation of judicial co-operation in criminal matters. The EJN is
composed of Contact Points of the Member States, as well as of the European
Commission and of a Secretariat based in The Hague. National contact points
are designated by each Member State among Central authorities in charge of international
judicial co-operation, judicial authorities and other competent authorities
with specific responsibilities in the field of international judicial co-operation,
both in general and for certain forms of serious crime, such as organized crime,
corruption, drug trafficking or terrorism.
Eurojust is a judicial cooperation body created to help provide safety within
an area of freedom, security and justice. Eurojust was set up by the Council
of the European Union in February 2002 to improve the fight against serious
crime by facilitating the optimal co-ordination of action for investigations
and prosecutions covering the territory of more than one Member State with full
respect for fundamental rights and freedoms.
Court of Justice of the European Union
Since the establishment of the Court of Justice of the European Union in 1952,
its mission has been to ensure that "the law is observed" "in
the interpretation and application" of the Treaties. As part of that mission,
the Court of Justice of the European Union: reviews the legality of the acts
of the institutions of the European Union, ensures that the Member States comply
with obligations under the Treaties, and interprets European Union law at the
request of the national courts and tribunals.
EUROPEAN JUDICIAL ATLAS IN CIVIL MATTERS
Council Directive 2003/8/EC of 27 January 2003 to improve access to justice
in cross-border disputes by establishing minimum common rules relating to legal
aid for such disputes seeks to promote the application of legal aid in cross-border
disputes for persons who lack sufficient resources where aid is necessary to
secure effective access to justice. The ATLAS provides you with information
concerning the application of the Directive and a user-friendly tool for filling
in the forms.
EUROPEAN JUDICIAL ATLAS IN CRIMINAL MATTERS
The Atlas allows the identification of the locally competent authority that
can receive your request for mutual legal assistance and provides a fast and
efficient channel for the direct transmission of requests according with the
EUR-LEX – ACCES TO EUROPEAN UNION LAW
EUR-Lex provides free access to European Union law and other documents considered
to be public. The website is available in 23 official languages of the European
Union; choose your preferred language from the language bar at the top of the
homepage. The contents of the site amount to some 2 815 000 documents with texts
dating back to 1951. The database is updated daily and every year around 12
000 documents are added.
EUR-LEX – ACCES TO MEMBER STATE LAW
EUR-Lex provides free access to Member State law of 24 states of the European
Union, helps you to search directly in national databases and in other documents
considered to be public.
EU's multilingual thesaurus
EuroVoc is a multilingual, multidisciplinary thesaurus covering the activities
of the EU, the European Parliament in particular. It contains terms in 22 EU
languages (Bulgarian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, French,
German, Greek, Hungarian, Italian, Latvian, Lithuanian, Maltese, Polish, Portuguese,
Romanian, Slovak, Slovenian, Spanish and Swedish), plus Croatian and Serbian.
Some legal instruments provide standard forms that citizens and courts can use
for judicial cooperation in civil matters and commercial matters. Forms that
are available in the European e-Justice Portal:
of evidence in civil and commercial matters
EUROPEN BUSINESS REGISTER
The European Business Register (EBR) is a network of National Business Registers
and Information Providers from currently 26 European countries. The EBR provides
easy access to European company information online fresh from the source - each
country’s official register.