Legal framework

 

The Council Regulation (EU) 2017/1939 of 12 October 2017, implementing enhanced cooperation on the establishment of the European Public Prosecutor’s Office, sets the basis for the functioning of the EPPO. It is available here in all EU languages.

Some other relevant documents are:

  • This ‘PIF’ Directive (EU) 2017/1371 of the European Parliament and of the European Council of 5 July 2017, on the fight against fraud to the Union's financial interests by means of criminal law, defines which crimes are considered crimes affecting the EU budget.
  • Commission Decision of 1 August 2018 confirming the participation of the Netherlands in the European Public Prosecutor’s Office
  • Commission Decision of 7 August 2018 confirming the participation of Malta in the European Public Prosecutor’s Office