The Counter-terrorism Directive
The Counter-terrorism Directive – Directive (EU) 2017/541 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 15 March 2017 on combating terrorism and replacing Council Framework Decision 2002/475/JHA and amending Council Decision 2005/671/JHA
This directive aims to adapt EU law to fight terrorism in light of evolving terrorist threats and taking into account the international nature of terrorism. It establishes minimum rules concerning the definitions of offences and related sanctions in this area. It also introduces measures of protection, support and assistance for victims.