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Directive (EU) 2018/1972 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 11 December 2018 establishing the European Electronic Communications Code (Recast) (Text with EEA relevance)

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ANNEX XIIIU.K.CORRELATION TABLE

Directive 2002/21/ECDirective 2002/20/ECDirective 2002/19/ECDirective 2002/22/ECThis Directive
Article 1(1), (2) and (3)Article 1(1), (2) and (3)
Article 1(3a)Article 1(4)
Article 1(4) and (5)Article 1(5) and (6)
Point (a) of Article 2Point (1) of Article 2
Point (2) of Article 2
Point (b) of Article 2Point (3) of Article 2
Point (c) of Article 2Point (4) of Article 2
Point (5) of Article 2
Point (6) of Article 2
Point (7) of Article 2
Point (d) of Article 2Point (8) of Article 2
Point (da) of Article 2Point (9) of Article 2
Point (e) of Article 2Point (10) of Article 2
Point (ea) of Article 2Point (11) of Article 2
Point (f) of Article 2Point (12) of Article 2
Point (g) of Article 2
Point (h) of Article 2Point (13) of Article 2
Point (i) of Article 2Point (14) of Article 2
Point (j) of Article 2
Point (k) of Article 2
Point (l) of Article 2
Point (m) of Article 2Point (15) of Article 2
Point (n) of Article 2Point (16) of Article 2
Point (o) of Article 2Point (17) of Article 2
Point (p) of Article 2Point (18) of Article 2
Point (q) Article 2Point (19) of Article 2
Point (r) Article 2Point (20) of Article 2
Point (s) Article 2Point (31) of Article 2
Point (22) of Article 2
Article 3(1)Article 5(1)
Article 5(2)
Article 3(2)Article 6(1)
Article 3(3)Article 6(2)
Article 3(3a) first subparagraphArticle 8(1)
Article 8(2)
Article 7(1)
Article 3(3a) second subparagraphArticle 7(2) and (3)
Article 3(3a) third subparagraphArticle 9(1) and (3)
Article 9(2)
Article 3(3b)Article 10(1)
Article 3(3c)Article 10(2)
Article 3(4)Article 5(3)
Article 3(5)Article 11
Article 3(6)Article 5(4)
Article 4Article 31
Article 5Article 20
Article 22
Article 6Article 23
Article 7Article 32
Article 7aArticle 33
Point (c) of Article 33(5)
Article 8(1) and (2)Article 3(1) and (2)
Article 8(5)Article 3(3)
Article 8a(1) and (2)Article 4(1) and (2)
Article 4(3)
Article 8a(3)Article 4(4)
Article 29
Article 9(1) and (2)Article 45(1) and (2)
Article 45(3)
Article 9(3)Article 45(4)
Article 9(4) and (5)Article 45(5) and (6)
Article 9(6) and (7)
Article 9a
Article 9b(1) and (2)Article 51(1) and (2)
Article 9b(3)Article 51(4)
Article 51(3)
Article 10(1)Article 95(1)
Article 10(2)Article 95(3)
Article 95(2)
Article 95(4)
Article 95(5)
Article 95(6)
Article 10(3)Article 95(7)
Article 10(4)Article 95(8)
Article 10(5)
Article 11Article 43
Article 12(1)Article 44(1)
Article 12(2)
Article 12(3)Article 61(2)
Article 12(4)
Article 12(5)Article 44(2)
Article 13Article 17
Article 13a(1), (2) and (3)Article 40(1), (2) and (3)
Article 13a(4)
Article 40(5)
Article 40(4)
Article 13b(1), (2) and (3)Article 41(1), (2) and (3)
Article 41(4)
Article 13b(4)Article 41(7)
Article 41(5)
Article 41(6)
Article 14Article 63
Article 15(1),(2),(3)Article 64(1), (2), (3)
Article 15 (4)
Article 66
Article 16Article 67
Article 17Article 39
Article 18
Article 19Article 38
Article 20Article 26
Article 21(1)Article 27(1)
Article 21(2) first and second subparagraphsArticle 27(2)
Article 21(2) third subparagraphArticle 27(3)
Article 21(2) fourth and fifth subparagraphsArticle 27(4)
Article 27(5)
Article 21(3)
Article 21(4)Article 27(6)
Article 21aArticle 29
Article 22(1)Article 118(1)
Article 22(2)Article 118(3)
Article 22(3)Article 118(4)
Article 11(2)
Article 118(5)
Article 117
Article 23Article 119
Article 24Article 120(1) and (2)
Article 25Article 122(1)
Article 26Article 125
Article 28Article 124
Article 29Article 127
Article 30Article 128
Annex II
Article 1Article 1(1)
Article 2(1)
Article 2(2)Point (22) of Article 2
Point (23) of Article 2
Point (24) of Article 2
Point (25) of Article 2
Point (26) of Article 2
Article 3(1)Article 12(1)
Article 3(2) first sentenceArticle 12(2)
Article 3(2) 2nd, 3rd and 4th sentencesArticle 12(3)
Article 3(3)Article 12(4)
Article 4Article 15
Article 5(1)Article 46(1)
Article 46(2) and (3)
Article 5(2) first subparagraphArticle 48(1)
Article 5(2) second subparagraph first sentenceArticle 48(2)
Article 5(2) third subparagraphArticle 48(5)
Article 5(2) second subparagraph second sentenceArticle 48(3)
Article 48(4)
Article 5(3)Article 48(6)
Article 5(4) and (5)Article 93(4) and (5)
Article 5(6)Article 52
Article 93
Article 6(1),(2),(3) and (4)Article 13
Article 47

Article 7

Article 55

Article 8Article 36
Article 9Article 14
Article 10Article 30
Article 11Article 21
Article 12Article 16
Article 13Article 42
Article 94
Article 14(1)Article 18
Article 14(2)Article 19
Article 15Article 120(3) and (4)
Article 16
Article 17
Article 18
Article 19
Article 20
AnnexAnnex I
Article 1 (1 and 2)Article 1(2) and (3)
Point (a) of Article 2Point (27) of Article 2
Point (b) of Article 2Point (28) of Article 2
Point (c) of Article 2Point (29) of Article 2
Point (d) of Article 2
Point (e) of Article 2Point (30) of Article 2
Article 3Article 59
Article 4Article 60
Article 5Article 61
Article 6Article 62
Article 8Article 68
Article 9Article 69
Article 10Article 70
Article 11Article 71
Article 72
Article 12Article 73
Article 13Article 74
Article 75
Article 76
Article 13aArticle 77
Article 13bArticle 78
Article 80
Article 81
Article 14
Article 15Article 120(5)
Article 16(1)
Article 16(2)Article 121(4)
Article 17
Article 18
Article 19
Article 20
Annex IAnnex II
Annex II
Annex III
Article 1Article 1(4) and (5)
Point (a) of Article 2
Point (c) of Article 2Point (32) of Article 2
Point (d) of Article 2Point (33) of Article 2
Point (f) of Article 2Point (34) of Article 2
Point (35) of Article 2
Point (37) of Article 2
Point (38) of Article 2
Point (39) of Article 2
Article 84
Article 85
Article 3Article 86(1) and (2)
Article 4
Article 5
Article 6
Article 7
Article 8(1)Article 86(3)
Article 8(2)Article 86(4)
Article 8(3)Article 86(5)
Article 9
Article 87
Article 10Article 88
Article 11
Article 12Article 89
Article 13Article 90
Article 14Article 91
Article 15Article 122(2) and (3)
Article 17
Article 99
Article 101
Article 20(1)Article 102
Article 20(2)Article 105(3)
Article 21Article 103
Article 22Article 104
Article 23Article 108
Article 23aArticle 111
Article 24Article 113
Article 25Article 112
Article 26Article 109
Article 27
Article 27aArticle 96
Article 28Article 97
Article 29Article 115
Article 30(1)Article 106(2)
Article 30(2)Article 106(4)
Article 30(3)Article 106(4)
Article 30(4)Article 106(5)
Article 30(5)Article 105(1)
Article 31Article 114
Article 32Article 92
Article 33Article 24
Article 34Article 25
Article 35Article 116
Article 36Article 121
Article 37
Article 38
Article 39
Article 40
Annex IAnnex V
Annex IIAnnex VII
Annex IIIAnnex IX
Annex IVAnnex VI
Annex V
Annex VIAnnex X
Annex IV

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