Transposition of European directives

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The transposition of the European directives into national law has a real and direct impact on the rights of European citizens. As a result, the full, accurate and timely transposition constitutes a major commitment on the part of the EU Member States, as well as Belgium.

Given the nature of the various legal instruments and the institutional structure of Belgium, transposition is a complex process. The Minister of European Affairs plays a coordinating role in this process and, together with the relevant federal and federated entities, is striving to improve the current situation. In view of the upcoming Belgian Presidency of the Council of the European Union, Belgium is increasing its efforts in order to reduce the transposition deficit in a prompt and sustainable way.

Overview of the non-transposed internal market directives for the following three scoreboards:

For more information about the transposition process, please click here.