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Latest modifications

May 2016

19.5.2016
Section 4.2.3, typing conventions: apostrophes (new)
13.5.2016
Annex A2, emblems: Single Resolution Board

April 2016

20.4.2016
Annex A5, Falkland Islands, currency subunit: ‘new penny’ replaced by ‘penny’

March 2016

23.3.2016
Section 9.5.3 and Annexes A2, A4 and A9, decentralised organisations (agencies): ‘Office for Harmonization in the Internal Market (Trade Marks and Designs) (OHIM)’ replaced by ‘European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO)’
21.3.2016
Annex A4, acronyms and abbreviations, EPO (1): ‘European Patents Office’ replaced by ‘European Patent Office’
16.3.2016
Annexes A5, A6 and A7, Faroes, short name: ‘Faeroe Islands’ replaced by ‘Faroes’, full name: ‘Faeroe Islands’ replaced by ‘Faroe Islands’, citizen and adjective: ‘Faeroese’ replaced by ‘Faroese’
8.3.2016
Sections 9.1.1, 9.1.4 and 9.1.5, addresses: modifications (Spain, Luxembourg, Netherlands)

February 2016

25.2.2016
Annexes A5 and A7, Peru, currency: ‘new sol’ replaced by ‘sol’
23.2.2016
Section 7.1.1 and Annex A5, Iceland, full name: ‘Republic of Iceland’ becomes ‘Iceland’
19.2.2016
Section 9.5.3, decentralised organisations (agencies): ‘Adopted modifications’ + ‘Under preparation’ (new)
16.2.2016
Annex A5, American Samoa, capital (note)
15.2.2016
Sections 1.2.2 and 1.2.3: numbering of acts (updated)

November 2015

6.11.2015
Annex A2, emblems: Eurostat

October 2015

21.10.2015
Section 9.5.6 and Annex A9: Fuel Cells and Hydrogen 2 Joint Undertaking (new)

September 2015

14.9.2015
Annex A2, emblems: European Data Protection Supervisor

July 2015

31.7.2015
Annex A5, Mongolia, capital: ‘Ulan Bator’ replaced by ‘Ulaanbaatar’

June 2015

16.6.2015
Sections 4.4.1 and 5.1.1: ISBN and barcode (modification)
10.6.2015
Annex A5, Nepal, full name: ‘Nepal’ becomes ‘Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal’

May 2015

12.5.2015
Section 9.5.6 and Annex A9: Bio-based Industries Joint Undertaking (new) + Shift2Rail Joint Undertaking (new)

April 2015

30.4.2015
Annex A2, emblems: Office of the Body of European Regulators for Electronic Communications
22.4.2015
Part Four, Publications in English: revised version
details (including a summary of the main changes)
complete PDF of Part Four (for downloading and printing)

Annex A2, emblems: European Parliament
15.4.2015
Section 9.5.3 and Annex A9, Office of the Body of European Regulators for Electronic Communications (modification)
8.4.2015
Section 9.5.3, Annexes A4 and A9, European Union Satellite Centre: ‘EUSC’ replaced by ‘Satcen’

March 2015

13.3.2015
Section 9.5.6 and Annex A9: ECSEL Joint Undertaking (new)

February 2015

5.2.2015
Section 5.1.1(c): notice relating to EU Bookshop (modification)

January 2015

20.1.2015
Sections 9.5.4, 9.6 and Annex A9, executive agencies: ‘Consumers, Health and Food Executive Agency’ replaced by ‘Consumers, Health, Agriculture and Food Executive Agency’ (17.12.2014)
16.1.2015
Sections 9.5.3, 9.6 and Annex A9, decentralised organisations (agencies): Single Resolution Board (1.1.2015)
1.1.2015
Section 1.2.2 and Summary tables, numbering of acts (new method)

Section 7.3.2, Annexes A5 and A7, Lithuania, currency: ‘litas’ replaced by ‘euro’

Section 9.6, Commission directorates-general and services (updated)

November 2014

30.11.2014
Section 9.6 and Annex A4, European Political Strategy Centre (1.11.2014)
12.11.2014
Section 9.5.3 and Annex A9, European Police College, seat: replace «Bramshill» with «Budapest»

October 2014

20.10.2014
Section 9.3 ‘Abbreviations/symbols’ replaced by ‘Introductory expressions’; text (modification)
6.10.2014
Annex A5:
South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands, adjective: ‘—’ replaced by ‘of South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands’;
United States Minor Outlying Islands, adjective: ‘—’ replaced by of the United States Minor Outlying Islands’

September 2014

24.9.2014
Annex A5, Taiwan, full name: ‘Republic of China, Taiwan’ replaced by ‘Taiwan’; note (modification)
4.9.2014
Annex A2, emblems: European Council and Council of the European Union

July 2014

16.7.2014
Annex A2, emblems: European Aviation Safety Agency

June 2014

27.6.2014
Albania (new candidate country)

May 2014

2.5.2014
Annex A2, emblems: EMCDDA, ENISA, FRA and GSA; new emblems: ACER, BEREC, EBA, EIOPA, ESMA and eu-LISA

April 2014

9.4.2014
Annex A4, acronyms and abbreviations: ‘AID’ replaced by ‘USAID’
8.4.2014
Section 9.5.3, agencies and organisations: structure

March 2014

31.3.2014
Sections 5.5.3 and 6.4: additions
14.3.2014
Part One: various minor modifications and layout changes
7.3.2014
Section 9.5.3, agencies and organisations: Body of European Regulators for Electronic Communications (moved from Section 9.5.6)
6.3.2014
Annex A2, emblems: ‘Court of Auditors’ and ‘European Union Satellite Centre’

February 2014

25.2.2014
Sections 5.3 and 5.4: cataloguing data
7.2.2013
Annex A10, regions: update

January 2014

1.1.2014
Sections 9.5.4 and 9.6 and Annex A9, executive agencies: ‘Executive Agency for Competitiveness and Innovation (EACI)’ replaced by ‘Executive Agency for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (EASME)’, ‘Executive Agency for Health and Consumers (EAHC)’ replaced by ‘Consumers, Health and Food Executive Agency (Chafea)’ and ‘Trans-European Transport Network Executive Agency (TEN-T EA)’ replaced by ‘Innovation and Networks Executive Agency (INEA)’

Section 7.3.2, Annexes A5 and A7, Latvia, currency: ‘lats’ replaced by ‘euro’

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