Directive 2000/31/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 8 June 2000 on certain legal aspects of information society services, in particular electronic commerce, in the Internal Market

This Directive aims to provide for the proper functioning of the internal market by ensuring the free movement of information society services between the Member States. This Directive approximates certain national provisions on information society services relating to the internal market, the establishment of service providers,commercial communications, electronic contracts, the liability of intermediaries, codes of conduct, out-of-court dispute settlements, court actions and cooperation between Member States.

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Document type: EU IP Law
Categories: General IP Protection and Enforcement
Making body: European Parliament,Council of the European Union
Law Type: Directive
Effective Start Date: 17 Jul 2000
Access available: Freely available
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