Presentation on theme: "EUROPEAN COMMISSION Sabine LECRENIER – Head of Unit ENTR/C/3 - June 22th, 2005 DIRECTIVE 98/34 : DIRECTIVE 98/34 : An instrument of co-operation between."— Presentation transcript:
EUROPEAN COMMISSION Sabine LECRENIER – Head of Unit ENTR/C/3 - June 22th, 2005 DIRECTIVE 98/34 : DIRECTIVE 98/34 : An instrument of co-operation between institutions and enterprises to ensure the smooth functioning of the Internal Market ENTERPRISE AND INDUSTRY DIRECTORATE-GENERAL Regulatory policy Notifications EUROPEAN COMMISSION Transparency, Efficiency, Participation Transparency, Efficiency, Participation
The Internal Market :
Transparency, cooperation and mutual confidence.
Communication of the draft regulations to the Commission
Translation Transmission to the Member States Internet Site :
Three months standstill except : urgency fiscal measures
A collegial decision Finding a balance between interests A legal and political approach
Input from : the sectorial units of the Commission industry
Detailed opinion : Standstill extended to 3 extra months Request to amend the draft
Saving time and money for administrations and enterprises.
Comments : A lighter dialogue
Blocking : of 12 months to facilitate the finding of a common position
Identification of the real needs of harmonisation Orientation of the Communitys industrial policy
A pedagogical tool
Role of the procedure in emerging sectors
An instrument for Better Regulation
A model exported to the international sphere
An extension to the field of services ?
The system exists and is operational.
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