06. 2017

Establishment of an official group of eLaw-ELI experts at the Council of the European Union under the french chairmanship of M. Jean-Michel THIVEL – SGAE

03. 2016

A public workspace about ELI has been created on the Joinup portal (collaborative platform created by the European Commission featuring services for e-government professionals and experience-sharing): https://joinup.ec.europa.eu/asset/eli-schemaorg

02. 2016

An ELI URI has been made available to get to authentic OJ from the html table of contents.

01. 2016

158165 texts have an ELI identifier in Légifrance on December 31th, 2015 : it is noteworthy that 2380 texts prior to 2002 have an ELI identifier (transposition texts according to XML links from JORF database). Moreover, an ELI has been assigned to 4247 OJ summaries on December 31th, 2015.

11. 2015

France and three other member States, Luxembourg, Ireland and the UK, as well as the Publications Office of the European Union, have implemented ELI’s first pillar (URIs).
France and the UK have also implemented ELI’s second pillar (metadata).
153 290 texts in France, 100 868 in the UK, 38 700 in Luxembourg, 38 346 in Ireland, as well as 123 151 at the Publications Office of the European Union have an ELI identifier. Fifteen States are interested in the implementation of ELI: FR, LU, IRL, DK, AU, IT, FI, MT, ES, CA, LV, LT, as well as AL, SE and NO.

09. 2015

Presention of ELI in Paris at the « The European Forum of Official Gazettes » on the theme « The Official Gazettes to face new challenges - Contributions and implementation of legal data identifiers ».

06. 2015

Opening of a new section "Technical documentation". In this section, DILA exposes its implementation of ELI, done in december 2014, and the evolutions to come during the second semester of 2015.

05. 2015

To prepare the next updates on the ELI ontology, the ELI TaskForce established an adoption process that depends on the nature of the metadata (optional or mandatory).

05. 2015

DILA is working on the implementation of ELI's second and third pillar on OJ summaries and texts published in the OJ. This evolution will be available during the second semester of 2015.

11. 2014

Since the 6th of November 2014, the initial versions of the the texts published in the OJ on Légifrance now have a URI (Uniform Resource Identifier) in line with the ELI standard. In a web browser, one can use the ELI number, which may also be a link.

11. 2014

ELI structure for texts published in Official Journals: eli/{type}/{year}/{month}/{day}/{natural identifier}/{version}/{level} {type}: the type or nature of the text, {year]/{month}/{day}: the digits execution date without adding zero units {natural identifier}: a clean natural identifier to the text, {version}: the " jo " code assigned to the initial versions of the texts, {level}: a code indicating which portion of the text it refers

07. 2014

Integration of ELI into French official journals. Start of efforts to deploy ELI within the publication systems of the DILA (Legal and Administrative Information Directorate)

04. 2014

Active participation in the "ISA Semantic Interoperability" programme, with two presentations given at a conference on 9 April 2014 under the Greek Presidency: a "General Presentation of the ELI Standard and its Advantages, and "A Real-World Case of ELI Implementation and Ontology Integration"

02. 2014

Membership of the "ELI sub-group" in the OASIS "Legal Citation Markup (LegalCiteM)" group and participation in standardisation efforts.

01. 2014

As part of the ISA programme, a request for financing submitted by France, with the support of the SGMAP, was approved in January 2014.

The DILA examined the inclusion of ELI into substantive law databases, particularly the Journal officiel de la République française and Legi, which it publishes, and which are available on the Légifrance websites (the study focused on the second quarter of 2014, with integration scheduled for late 2014 / early 2015). More generally, the DILA looked at how France's standards are produced.

ELI is also being integrated into the General Secretariat for European Affairs's new documentary database (SAPHIR).

06. 2013

The UK, the EU's Publications Office and, to a lesser extent, Luxembourg, have already implemented ELI.

The sub-group, which is chaired by Luxembourg with support from France and the UK, was renewed at the June 2013 meeting of the "Online Legislation" group. It is currently studying, in cooperation with the Publications Office, the project's technical aspects. Other Member States are expected to join the group.

The Working Group decided to contact third countries, including the Ibero-American Network of Judicial Information and Documentation (Iberius), Morocco and Tunisia, with the help of Member States, with an eye to fostering cooperation in the area of knowledge sharing.