World Intellectual Property Organization

European Union (EU)

Council Regulation (EC) No 1/2003 of 16 December 2002 on the implementation of the rules on competition laid down in Articles 81 and 82 of the Treaty

Year of current version:2002
Date of entry into force of original text:January 24, 2003
Date of Text (Enacted):December 16, 2002
Type of Text:IP-related Laws: enacted by the Legislature
Subject Matter:Competition, Undisclosed Information (Trade Secrets)
Notes:This Regulation makes explicit provision to empower the European Commission to apply Articles 81 and 82 of the EU Treaty; it creates a system of parallel competences in which the Commission and the Member States' competition authorities can apply these articles.

- This Regulation Law is binding and directly applicable in all Member States from 1 May 2004. For further information, see Article 45.
Available Texts: 
English

Council Regulation (EC) No 1/2003 of 16 December 2002 on the implementation of the rules on competition laid down in Articles 81 and 82 of the Treaty Council Regulation (EC) No 1/2003 of 16 December 2002 on the implementation of the rules on competition laid down in Articles 81 and 82 of the Treaty, Complete document (pdf) [254 KB]

French

Règlement (CE) No 1/2003 du Conseil du 16 décembre 2002 relatif à la mise en oeuvre des règles de concurrence prévues aux articles 81 et 82 du traité Règlement (CE) No 1/2003 du Conseil du 16 décembre 2002 relatif à la mise en oeuvre des règles de concurrence prévues aux articles 81 et 82 du traité, Complete document (pdf) [280 KB]

Spanish

Reglamento (CE) No 1/2003 del Consejo de 16 de diciembre de 2002 relativo a la aplicación de las normas sobre competencia previstas en los artículos 81 y 82 del Tratado Reglamento (CE) No 1/2003 del Consejo de 16 de diciembre de 2002 relativo a la aplicación de las normas sobre competencia previstas en los artículos 81 y 82 del Tratado, Complete document (pdf) [274 KB]

Related Legislation:
WIPO Lex No.:EU102

Explore WIPO