Official Journal of the European Union
Article 4 Transposition
Article 5 Entry into force
Member States shall bring into force the laws, regulations
and administrative provisions necessary to comply with this
This Directive shall enter into force on the 20th day following its publication in the Official Journal of the European Union.
Directive by 31 October 2010.
They shall apply those measures from 31 December 2010.
Article 6 Addressees
When Member States adopt those measures, they shall contain a reference to this Directive or be accompanied by such a reference on the occasion of their official publication. Member States shall determine how such reference is to be made.
This Directive is addressed to the Member States.
Done at Strasbourg, 16 September 2009.
Member States shall communicate to the Commission the
text of the main provisions of national law which they adopt in
the field covered by this Directive.
For the European Parliament The President J. BUZEK
For the Council The President C. MALMSTRÖM