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UsageEdit

Please notice that none of the parameters should be capitalised, to avoid the article being tagged as having a broken citation. Use "type", "number", etc. - not "Type", "Number", etc.

All parametersEdit

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All parameters, horizontal layout

{{cite EU regulation |serial= |date= |description = |eurlextag= }}

All parameters, vertical layout
{{cite EU regulation
| serial      = 
| date        = 
| description = 
| eurlextag   = 
}}

Required parametersEdit

  • serial: Serial number of legislation, for example "1346/2000"
  • date: Official publication date of legislation e.g. 29 April 2002
  • description: Official description of legislation. The wording "Council Regulation of <dd mmm yyyy>" should be omitted.

Optional parametersEdit

  • eurlextag: Tag for EUR-Lex database e.g. OJ:L:2002:118:0001:0054:EN:PDF

See alsoEdit

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Template parameters

ParameterDescriptionTypeStatus
Serialserial

Serial number of legislation

Example
1346/2000
Stringrequired
Datedate

Official publication date of legislation

Example
29 April 2002
Stringrequired
Descriptiondescription

Official description of legislation. The wording "Council Regulation of dd mmm yyyy" should be omitted.

Example
supplementing the Annex to Regulation (EC) No 2400/96 on the entry of certain names in the Register of protected designation of origin and protected geographical indications
Stringrequired
EUR-Lex tageurlextag

Tag for EUR-Lex database

Example
OJ:L:2002:118:0001:0054:EN:PDF
Stringoptional