Report on access to law

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The European Commission has issued a Report on Access to Law (2015/C 97/03 of 24.3.2015). This report gives an extensive description of  tools and platforms that have been developed to facilitate and extend access to law for citizens,   at Member State and EU level.

The central database for EU law is EUR-LexThe report discusses translations, EU glossaries, consolidation and codification of EU law.

The N-Lex website aims to provide information on national implementing measures and national case law.

The ELI (European Legislation Identifier) and ECLI (European Case Law Identifier) are described, as well as Open Data at EU and Member State level.

The Hague Conference on Private International Law and Member State initiatives are mentioned.

This report is very informative and gives a clear overview of the many databases in place at present.