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EUROPEAN COMMISSION Brussels, COM() final / (COD) Proposal for a REGULATION OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL laying down specific and temporary measures in view of COVID outbreak and concerning the validity of certain certificates, licences and authorisations and the.

European Commission's proposal for a directive on driving licences 4 Fred Hackman (at the same address and fax location) Tel Written responses should be made to Guy Slaney at the above address, no later than Friday 9 April. E-mail enquiries or responses should be made by the same date to @ Driving licence handbook Directorate-General for Mobility and Transport (European Commission) Themes: Land transport (road, rail), Transport EU Member State, European driving licence, European Economic Area, European standard, European 5/5.

The principle of mutual recognition guarantees full recognition of any driving licence valid in a country in the European Economic Area (EEA). This includes those issued before the entry into force of the Directive and that therefore m ay not comply with the requirements set out in Annex I to the Directive.

The proposal, as submitted by the Commission, seeks to amend the Motor Insurance Directive (//EC) in five specific areas: (i) insolvency of the insurer; (ii) claims history; (iii) risks due to uninsured driving; (iv) minimum amounts of cover; and (v) scope of the Directive.

The model driving licence as set out in Directive 91//EEC should be replaced by a single model in the form of a plastic card. At the same time, this model driving licence needs to be adapted on account of the introduction of a new category of driving licences for mopeds and of a new category of driving licences for motorcycles.

Further European changes to driving licences and driving test requirements A report on the consultation paper on European Directive /36/EU which introduces changes to driver licensing and the vehicles that can be used to take the driving test for a motorcycle, lorry or bus.

on the proposal for a directive of the European Parliament and of the Council on driving licences (COM() – C/ – /(COD)) (Codecision procedure: first reading) The European Parliament, – having regard to the Commission proposal to the European Parliament and the Council (COM()) (1).

The new European driving licence is also protecting vulnerable road users by introducing progressive access for motorbikes and other powered two-wheelers. The " progressive access " system means that riders will need experience with a less powerful bike before they go on to bigger machines.

The Third Driving Licence Directive //EC introduces a Single driving licence model (gradually) replacing the existing different models.

EUROPEAN COMMISSION Brussels, COM() final / (COD) Proposal for a DIRECTIVE OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL amending Directive //EC of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards driving licences which include the functionalities of a driver card (Text with EEA relevance).

European Parliament Committee on Transport and Tourism /(COD) AMENDMENTS 19 - 88 Draft report Peter Lundgren (PEv) Initial qualification and periodic training of drivers of certain road vehicles for the carriage of goods or passengers and driving licences Proposal for a directive.

European Commission Directive (EU) / of 7 July amending Directive //EC of the European Parliament and of the Council on driving licences was published in the Official Journal on 8 July European Commission (EC) Driving Licence Directive //EC Background The Third Driving Licence Directive introduced a number of obligations on all European Union (EU) member states.

Proposal The Directive requires all EU member states and European Economic Area (EEA) countries to ensure that national law prohibits anyone from holding more. EU driving licences are valid in the UK until 31 December UK driving licences are valid in the EU until 31 December From 1 January contact the relevant national administration to find out about the new rules.

If you have personal/work-related ties in 2 or more EU countries, your. As European drivers are increasingly crossing borders within the European Union for personal or professional purposes or changing residence to other Member States, the need for harmonised rules that facilitate the freedom of movement and improve road safety has increased.

The third Directive on driving licences entered into force in January It provides harmonised rules aimed at enhancing. A New Push for European Democracy Commission Proposal to review Directive /48/EC on credit agreement for consumers * The ongoing evaluation of the directive will focus on the progress made, its costs and benefits.

It will also focus on whether original objectives and tools of the Directive correspond to current needs, on. ANNEXES Accompanying the document Proposal for a Directive of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Directive /59/EC on the initial qualification and periodic training of drivers of certain road vehicles for the carriage of goods or passengers and Directive //EC on driving licences - PART 2/2.

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On 20 NovemberEuropean Commission Directive /36/EU of 19 Novemberamending Directive //EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 20 December on driving licences, was published in the Official Journal. European Commission - Press Release details page - Brussels, 27 March Today the Council of Ministers reached a political agreement on a European Commission proposal from regarding a European driving licence (COM() – IP/03/).

Common European rules will facilitate the free movement of EU drivers, prevent fraud when driving licences are used as. The new directive mandates that all new licences must be renewed every 15 years at the most.

People with licences for life must trade them in for a new licence by Belgium, France and Cyprus are still issuing paper licences at this time and will not be compliant with the directive by tomorrow, the Commission said. Directive / also made provision for Member States to allow drivers with a category B driving licence to drive heavier alternatively- fuelled vehicles than conventionally-fuelled vehicles.

The EU 2nd and 3rd Directive on Driving Licences 91//EC and //EC Directives to reform the way driving licences are handed out, with special emphasis on motorcycles. Cost ‐ £71m to comply by building 66 new off‐road test centres. On 1 Februarythe Commission published a proposal for a Directive (EU) / of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Directive /59/EC on the initial qualification and periodic training of drivers of certain road vehicles for the carriage of goods or passengers and Directive //EC on driving licences (COM( The European Commission presented a legislative package for the modernisation of the EU copyright rules, including a new directive on copyright in the digital single market, on 14 September Stakeholders and academics were strongly divided on the proposal.

In February. Statewatch coverage of the European Commission proposal, December The European Commission has put forward a proposal to amend the existing Directive on driving licences (91//EC) which would mean that it would be mandatory for driving licences to.

Below are 15 key observations on this proposed EU crypto-assets framework (13 for MiCA, and two on the other proposals). A delicate balance between supporting innovation and.

European Commission (a) Proposal for a Council Directive establishing a framework for Community action in the field of water policy, com (97)49 final. 6 European Commission (b) Amended proposal for a Council Directive establishing a framework for Community action in the field of water policy, com ()76 final.

In Marchthe Council of Ministers adopted a Directive proposed by the European Commission to create a single European driving licence to replace the different models in existence throughout the EU/EEA at the time. The European Parliament adopted the Directive in December The Revised Payment Services Directive (PSD2, Directive (EU) /, which replaced the Payment Services Directive (PSD), Directive /64/EC) is an EU Directive, administered by the European Commission (Directorate General Internal Market) to regulate payment services and payment service providers throughout the European Union (EU) and European Economic Area (EEA).

Two of the three current versions of the reform proposal (the ones of the European Parliament and of the Council of the EU) contain wording that excludes “online encyclopedias” i.e.

for Wikipedia from the obligations of implementing pre-filtering measures or entering into license agreements with rightsholders. The Commission’s Proposal was aimed at promoting the cross-border provision of online services ancillary to broadcasts and facilitating retransmissions of TV and radio programmes originating in other Member States by adapting the existing legal framework—i.e.

the two pillars of Council Directive 93/83 ( SatCab Directive), namely: (i. Ironically, while the European Commission claims that the proposals attack Google, the reality is different. Google never paid ancillary copyright fees in Germany or Spain (the two countries that have ancillary copyright laws) and the upload filtering proposal would simply require everyone else to do what Google/YouTube is already doing.

To prevent "driving licence tourism" a European licence database will be created. "The times when people convicted of drink-driving could simply get a new licence in another country will soon be over," said German Socialist MEP Willi Pieczyk.

Some EU countries currently issue driving licences. The European Commission (EC) released a new raft of proposals for copyright reform as part of its Digital Single Market (DSM) strategy yesterday (14th September), with one clause suggesting that.

The evaluation conducted by the European Commission aims at assessing whether the specific objectives of the Directive //EC have been achieved. Eurosmart would like to provide its feedback on the security of driving licence document and progress to be achieved with regards to digitalisation and citizen’s mobility requirements.

Issuing a German driving licence to holders of driving licences from a country listed in Annex 11 of the Regulations for the Licensing of Drivers Holders of driving licences issued by these countries are not required to take a German driving test, or are only required to take part of the test, in order to be issued a German d r iving licence.

Inthe European Commission presented a legislative package: “Clean Energy for all Europeans”, with the proposal for a new Directive on common rules for the internal market in electricity. For comparison, the European Commission proposed a limit value of µg/L for each individual PFAS in the recast of the EU Drinking Water Directive.

This draft limit value was exceeded by a factor of for PFOS and 66 for PFOA in samples taken in the Veneto Region. In Germany, for example, all driving licences must comply with the requirements of the 3rd EU Driving Licence Directive by the end ofwhich means that by then all old driving licences have to be exchanged for the new check card format.

On 19 Januarysignificant changes in driving licence law also came into force for caravan drivers.History Original draft. On 20 Februarythe European Commission initiated a proposal for a directive to codify and "harmonise" the different EU national patent laws and cement the practice of the European Patent Office of granting patents for computer-implemented inventions provided they meet certain criteria (cf.

software patents under the European Patent Convention).The first draft of the proposed directive was created on 14 SeptemberAfter many changes to the original draft, the Council of the European Union's Committee of Permanent Representatives (The EU's political leaders, abbreviated to COREPER) approved of the new changes on 25 May Afterwards, they prepared to vote for what would be the final draft of this new directive, but without the.

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