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Member State law - Denmark

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This page provides you with information on the legal system in Denmark.

For information on the Danish legal system please consult the website of the Link opens in new windowDanish Ministry of Justice and the Link opens in new windowDanish Parliament.

Legal databases

The Link opens in new windowlegal information portal (Retsinformation) is the site that gives citizens access to:

  • Laws, administrative regulations, treaties, consolidated law
  • Parliamentary documents
  • Administrative decisions
  • Decisions of the Ombudsman

The legal information portal contains all legislation in force on 1st January 1985 and all legislation introduced after that date.

Access to the database is free of charge.

The national language version of this page is maintained by the respective Member State. The translations have been done by the European Commission service. Possible changes introduced in the original by the competent national authority may not be yet reflected in the translations. The European Commission accepts no responsibility or liability whatsoever with regard to any information or data contained or referred to in this document. Please refer to the legal notice to see copyright rules for the Member State responsible for this page.

Last update: 19/12/2017