Enlargement: Legal texts in 9 new languages

Enlargement: Legal texts in 9 new languages


Preparing to embrace 10 new members as of 2004, the European Union said last Monday it was publishing thousands of pages of the bloc’s legal texts in nine new languages. Officials said the move was designed to “ensure democratic transparency, equal treatment of all citizens and particularly in order to allow citizens of candidate countries to be fully aware of EU legislation.” Over 100 auxiliary staff from the candidate countries is being recruited by the EU Publications Office to help produce t...


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