• 1. Introduction
  • 1.1 Statistics for 1999
  • 1.2 Transposal of Directives in 1999
  • 1.3 Graphical overview of all the infringement proceedings commenced or handled by the Commission during 1999
  • 1.4 Application by the Commission of Article 228 of the EC Treaty (developments in 1999) 2. Situation sector-by-sector
  • 2.1 Internal market
  • 2.1.1 General strategy for the internal market
  • 2.1.2 Free movement of persons and citizenship of the Union
  • 2.1.2.1 Entry and residence
  • 2.1.2.2 Right to vote and stand in election
  • 2.1.2.3 Regulated professions
  • 2.1.2.4 Independent commercial agents
  • 2.1.3 Free movement of goods
  • 2.1.3.1 Articles 28 et seq. EC (ex Articles 30 et seq. of the EC Treaty)
  • 2.1.3.2 Preventive rules provided for by Directive 98/34/EC (formerly 83/189/EEC)
  • 2.1.3.3 Harmonised legislation
  • 2.1.3.3.1 Foodstuffs
  • 2.1.3.3.2 Pharmaceutical products
  • 2.1.3.3.3 Chemicals
  • 2.1.3.3.4 Motor vehicles, tractors and motorcycles
  • 2.1.3.3.5 Construction products
  • 2.1.3.3.6 Capital goods
  • 2.1.3.3.7 Cosmetics
  • 2.1.3.3.8 Textiles and shoes
  • 2.1.3.3.9 Liability for defective products
  • 2.1.3.4 Special arrangements relating to freedom of movement
  • 2.1.3.5 Customs Union
  • 2.1.4 Free movement of services and right of establishment
  • 2.1.4.1 Articles 43 et seq. and Articles 49 et seq
  • 2.1.4.2 Financial services
  • 2.1.4.3 Commercial communications
  • 2.1.4.4 The media
  • 2.1.5 Free movement of capital
  • 2.1.6 The business environment
  • 2.1.6.1 Company law
  • 2.1.6.2 Intellectual property
  • 2.1.6.3 Data protection
  • 2.1.6.4 Public procurement
  • 2.1.6.5 Direct taxation
  • 2.1.6.6 VAT
  • 2.1.6.7 Other indirect taxes
  • 2.2 Competition
  • 2.2.1 Public enterprises
  • 2.2.2 Monopolies
  • 2.3 Enterprise policy, distributive trades, tourism and cooperatives
  • 2.4 Education, training and youth
  • 2.5 Social affairs
  • 2.5.1 Free movement of workers
  • 2.5.2 Equal treatment for men and women
  • 2.5.3 Working conditions
  • 2.5.4