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Directive 2007/2/EC of the European Parliament and of the CouncilShow full title

Directive 2007/2/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 14 March 2007 establishing an Infrastructure for Spatial Information in the European Community (INSPIRE)

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CHAPTER VIIU.K.FINAL PROVISIONS

Article 21U.K.

1.Member States shall monitor the implementation and use of their infrastructures for spatial information. They shall make the results of this monitoring accessible to the Commission and to the public on a permanent basis.

[F12. No later than 31 March every year Member States shall update, if necessary, and publish a summary report. Those reports, which shall be made public by the Commission services assisted by the European Environment Agency, shall include summary descriptions of:]

(a)

how public sector providers and users of spatial data sets and services and intermediary bodies are coordinated, and of the relationship with the third parties and of the organisation of quality assurance;

(b)

the contribution made by public authorities or third parties to the functioning and coordination of the infrastructure for spatial information;

(c)

information on the use of the infrastructure for spatial information;

(d)

data-sharing agreements between public authorities;

(e)

the costs and benefits of implementing this Directive.

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4.Detailed rules for the implementation of this Article shall be adopted in accordance with the regulatory procedure referred to in Article 22(2).

Article 22U.K.

1.The Commission shall be assisted by a Committee.

2.Where reference is made to this paragraph, Articles 5 and 7 of Decision 1999/468/EC shall apply, having regard to the provisions of Article 8 thereof.

The period laid down in Article 5(6) of Decision 1999/468/EC shall be set at three months.

3.Where reference is made to this paragraph, Article 5a(1) to (4) and Article 7 of Decision 1999/468/EC shall apply, having regard to the provisions of Article 8 thereof.

[F1Article 23 U.K.

The European Environment Agency shall publish and update annually the Union-wide overview on the basis of metadata and data made available by Member States through their network services in accordance with Article 21. The Union-wide overview shall include, as appropriate, indicators for outputs, results and impacts of this Directive, Union-wide overview maps and Member State overview reports.

The Commission shall, no later than  1 January 2022 and at least every five years thereafter, carry out an evaluation of this Directive, and of its implementation, and make it publicly available. That evaluation shall be based, inter alia , on the following elements:

(a)

the experience gathered from the implementation of this Directive;

(b)

the information collected by Member States in accordance with Article 21 and the Union-wide overviews compiled by the European Environment Agency;

(c)

relevant scientific, analytical data;

(d)

other information including relevant scientific, analytical data required on the basis of the Better regulation guidelines, in particular by relying on efficient and effective information management processes.]

Article 24U.K.

1.Member States shall bring into force the laws, regulations and administrative provisions necessary to comply with this Directive by 15 May 2009.

When Member States adopt these measures, they shall contain a reference to this Directive or shall be accompanied by such reference on the occasion of their official publication. The methods of making such reference shall be laid down by Member States.

2.Member States shall communicate to the Commission the text of the main provisions of national law which they adopt in the field covered by this Directive.

Article 25U.K.

This Directive shall enter into force on the 20th day following its publication in the Official Journal of the European Union.

Article 26U.K.

This Directive is addressed to the Member States.

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