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Please click here to find a Communication of the European Commission analysing and responding to reasoned opinions issued by national Parliaments regarding the compliance of the proposal to establish a European Public Prosecutor‘s Office with the principle of subsidiarity.

The Commission confirms that its proposal complies with the principle of subsidiarity as enshrined in the EU Treaties and decides to maintain its proposal explaining the reasoning behind this decision.