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European Union: preparatory documents: Preparatory documents

Preparatory documents

‘Preparatory documents' means all documents corresponding to the various stages of the legislative or budgetary process. They include

  • Commission legislative proposals
  • Council common positions
  • legislative and budgetary resolutions
  • initiatives of the European Parliament
  • opinions of the European Economic and Social Committee and of the Committee of the Regions, etc.

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