Publication “European Union Instruments in the Field of Criminal Law and Related Texts”
18 February 2020
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In December 2019, the Council General Secretariat’s Criminal Law Team published a compendium of selected texts on legal instruments (106 texts) relevant for EU criminal law. It includes instruments adopted by the EU Institutions on the following:

  • Cooperation in criminal matters (including mutual recognition of judicial decisions);
  • Instruments concerning substantive criminal law;
  • Extracts from the Treaties;
  • Agreements between the EU and third countries, such as those relating to mutual legal assistance.

In addition to an index, the publication also contains electronic bookmarks. By clicking on the links in the content section, the reader quickly arrives at the text he/she is looking for. The electronic version of the book (PDF) is available free of charge via the Council website>Documents & Publications. Hard copies are also available.

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Thomas Wahl

Max Planck Institute for the Study of Crime, Security and Law (MPI CSL)

Public Law Department

Senior Researcher