Reference ELI template components

The following components for ELI templates are defined in the ELI conclusions:

 

Name

Comments

 

eli

 

Jurisdiction

Jurisdiction

Use of DCTERMS.ISO3166: 2 alpha country codes, e.g. ‘LU’

For international organisations, the registered domain name can be used: e.g. ‘EU’ or ‘WTO’

 

Agent

Administrative hierarchical structure, e.g. federal States, constitutional court, parliament, etc.

 

Subagent

Administrative hierarchical substructure, e.g. the responsible ministry

Reference

Year

YYYY

Various interpretations allowed depending on countries’ requirements, e.g. date of signature or date of publication, etc.

 

Month

MM

 

Day

DD

 

Type

Nature of the act (law, decree, draft bill, etc.)

Various interpretations depending on countries’ requirements

 

Subtype

Subcategory of an act depending on countries’ requirements (e.g. corrigendum)

 

Domain

Can be used if acts are classified by themes, e.g. codes

 

Natural identifier

Reference or number to distinguish an act of same nature signed or published on the same day

Subdivision

Level 1

Reference to a subdivision of an act, e.g. Article 15

 

Level 2

Reference to a smaller subdivision than level 1, e.g. Article 15.2

 

Level 3

Reference to a smaller subdivision than level 2

 

Level n

Reference to a smaller subdivision

Point in time

Point in time

YYYYMMDD

Version of the act as valid at a given date

Version

Version

To distinguish between original act or consolidated version

Language

Language

To differ different official expressions of the same act

Use of DCTERMS.ISO3166: 3 alpha