Explanatory Memoranda

An Explanatory Memorandum, usually referred to as an “EM”, is prepared by the relevant Ministry (or Ministries) concerned to accompany each European Commission proposal. An EM provides a brief background of the proposal and sets out the Maltese Government's position. The document also explores the possible legal, financial and economic implications of the draft EU legislation. The EM is approved by the Maltese Government and the Government’s position is then presented during the respective Council of the EU meeting.

Explanatory Memoranda approved by Government 2016

Explanatory Memoranda approved by Government 2015

Explanatory Memoranda approved by Government 2014 

Explanatory Memoranda approved by Government 2013 

Explanatory Memoranda approved by Government 2012 

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