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Directive (EU) 2016/801 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 11 May 2016 on the conditions of entry and residence of third-country nationals for the purposes of research, studies, training, voluntary service, pupil exchange schemes or educational projects and au pairing (recast)

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CHAPTER VIII FINAL PROVISIONS

Article 37Cooperation between contact points

1.Member States shall appoint contact points which shall cooperate effectively and be responsible for receiving and transmitting the information needed to implement Articles 28 to 32. Member States shall give preference to exchange of information via electronic means.

2.Each Member State shall inform the other Member States, via the national contact points referred to in paragraph 1:

(a)

about the procedures applied to mobility referred to in Articles 28 to 31;

(b)

whether that Member State only allows admission of students and researchers through approved research organisations or higher education institutions;

(c)

about multilateral programmes for students and researchers that comprise mobility measures and agreements between two or more higher education institutions.

Article 38Statistics

1.Member States shall communicate to the Commission statistics on the number of authorisations issued for the purposes of this Directive and notifications received pursuant to Article 28(2) or Article 31(2) and, insofar as possible, the number of third-country nationals whose authorisations have been renewed or withdrawn. Statistics on admitted family members of researchers shall be communicated in the same manner. Those statistics shall be disaggregated by citizenship and, insofar as possible, by the period of validity of the authorisations.

2.The statistics referred to in paragraph 1 shall relate to reference periods of one calendar year and shall be communicated to the Commission within six months of the end of the reference year. The first reference year shall be 2019.

3.The statistics referred to in paragraph 1 shall be communicated in accordance with Regulation (EC) No 862/2007 of the European Parliament and of the Council(1).

Article 39Reporting

Periodically, and for the first time by 23 May 2023, the Commission shall submit a report to the European Parliament and the Council on the application of this Directive in the Member States and propose amendments if appropriate.

Article 40Transposition

1.Member States shall bring into force the laws, regulations and administrative provisions necessary to comply with this Directive by 23 May 2018 at the latest. They shall immediately communicate the text of those measures to the Commission.

When Member States adopt those measures, they shall contain a reference to this Directive or be accompanied by such a reference on the occasion of their official publication. They shall also include a statement that references in existing laws, regulations and administrative provisions to the Directives repealed by this Directive shall be construed as references to this Directive. Member States shall determine how such reference is to be made and how that statement is to be formulated.

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 41Repeal

Directives 2004/114/EC and 2005/71/EC are repealed for the Member States bound by this Directive with effect from 24 May 2018, without prejudice to the obligations of the Member States relating to the time limits for transposition into national law of those Directives set out in Part B of Annex I to this Directive.

For the Member States bound by this Directive, references to the repealed Directives shall be construed as references to this Directive and shall be read in accordance with the correlation tables in Annex II.

Article 42Entry into force

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

Article 43Addressees

This Directive is addressed to the Member States in accordance with the Treaties.

(1)

Regulation (EC) No 862/2007 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 11 July 2007 on Community statistics on migration and international protection and repealing Council Regulation (EEC) No 311/76 on the compilation of statistics on foreign workers (OJ L 199, 31.7.2007, p. 23).

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