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Transposition guidance: how to implement EU Directives into UK law effectively

Explains how to transpose EU Directives into UK law in accordance with the guiding principles for EU legislation.

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Guide for government policy-makers and lawyers on how to transpose EU Directives into UK law effectively, in accordance with the Guiding Principles for EU Legislation.

You should also read the guidance on the better regulation framework.

Published 23 April 2013
Last updated 22 February 2018 + show all updates
  1. Updated to reflect the revised Better Regulation Framework guidance. The strengthened guidance on the use of proportionate sanctions when implementing EU Directives (previously an addendum) has been included in the main document.
  2. Updated with strengthened guidance on the use of proportionate sanctions when implementing European Directives.
  3. Updated guidance published 23 April 2013.
  4. First published.