EU Treaties and Legislation
Primary legislation from the EU comes in the form of treaties.
When citing EU treaties give the title of the treaty followed by the year of publication, the Official Journal series and the issue and page numbers.
Treaty of Lisbon amending the Treaty on European Union and the Treaty establishing the European Community  OJ C306/01
Secondary legislation from the EU comes in a variety of forms including Regulations, Directives and Decisions.
When citing EU legislation for the first time, note the Legislation type, its number and title, then publication details from the Official Journal (OJ) of the European Union. The OJ citation is given in the order: [year] OJ series Number/Page.
Council Directive 2001/29/EC on the harmonisation of certain aspects of copyright and related rights in the information society  OJ L167/10
In subsequent footnotes a short form of the legislation title may be used, provided warning is given in brackets in the initial footnote.
1 Council Directive 93/104/EC concerning certain aspects of the organisation of working time  OJ L307/18 (Working Time Directive)
4 Working Time Directive, art 2
|Title||Consolidated version of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union|
|Author||Conference of the Representatives of the Governments of the Member States|
|Publication Date||13 December 2007|
|Citation / Document Symbol||2008/C 115/01|
|Other Languages / Attachments||Greek | Table of Contents of the Consolidated versions of the Treaty on European Union and the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union|
|Cite as||European Union, Consolidated version of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union, 13 December 2007, 2008/C 115/01, available at: http://www.refworld.org/docid/4b17a07e2.html [accessed 14 March 2018]|
|Comments||Published in the Official Journal of the European Union (OJ C 115/47) of 9 May 2008. This Consolidated version is the result of the amendments introduced by the Treaty of Lisbon, published in the Official Journal of the European Union (C 306/1) of 17 December 2007. It entered into force on 1 December 2009. The Consolidated version of the on the Functioning of the European Union should be accessed in conjuction with the Consolidated version of the Treaty on the European Union, its Protocols, Annexes, Declarations annexed to the Final Act of the Intergovernmental Conference which adopted the Treaty of Lisbon and Tables of equivalences. This version supersedes the previous Consolidated version of the Treaty Establishing the European Community as amended by the Nice Treaty. This document has been superseded by Consolidated version of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union, October 10, 2012.|
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