§ Mr. Kaufman
It is estimated that the European Community had just under 200 directives in force at the end of March 1975, covering areas such as commercial policy, customs, transport and technical standards. It would not be feasible to estimate how many of these might specifically or indirectly affect the practice of industry. Very few directives are the direct responsibility of my Department. My Department provides information and advice to Parliament and to industry and commerce on Community legislation as necessary.
§ Mr. Gregor Mackenzie
In pursuance of Community regional policy the EEC Council of Ministers has made the following regulationsRegulation (EEC) No. 724/75 of 18th March 1975 establishing a European Regional Development Fund;Financial Regulation (75/184/Euratom, ECSC, EEC) of 18th March 1975 relating to the Regional Development Fund.
No directive has been made to this end.
No draft regulation or directive has legislative force.