COMMISSION REGULATION (EC) No 215/2007of 28 February 2007on implementing Regulation (EC) No 1177/2003 of the European Parliament and of the Councilconcerning Community statistics on income and living conditions (EU-SILC) as regards the list of target secondary variables relating to over-indebtedness and financial exclusion
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THE COMMISSION OF THE EUROPEAN COMMUNITIES,
Having regard to the Treaty establishing the EuropeanCommunity,Having regard to Regulation (EC) No 1177/2003 of theEuropean Parliament and the Council of 16 June 2003concerning Community statistics on income and livingconditions (EU-SILC) (
), and in particular Article 15(2)(f)thereof,Whereas:
Regulation (EC) No 1177/2003 established a commonframework for the systematic production of Community statistics on income and living conditions,encompassing comparable and timely cross-sectional andlongitudinal data on income, and on the level andcomposition of poverty and social exclusion at nationaland European Union levels.
Under Article 15(2)(f) of Regulation (EC) No 1177/2003,implementing measures are necessary for the list of targetsecondary areas and variables to be included every year in the cross-sectional component of EU-SILC. For theyear 2008, the list of target secondary variablesincluded in the module on over-indebtedness andfinancial exclusion should be laid down. This should beaccompanied by the provision of variable codes and defi-nitions.
The measures provided for in this Regulation are inaccordance with the opinion of the StatisticalProgramme Committee,
HAS ADOPTED THIS REGULATION:
The list of target secondary variables, the variable codes, and thedefinitions for the 2008 module on over-indebtedness andfinancial exclusion to be included in the cross-sectionalcomponent of Community statistics on income and livingconditions (EU-SILC) shall be as laid down in the Annex.
This Regulation shall enter into force on the 20th day followingits publication in the
Official Journal of the European Union
.This Regulation shall be binding in its entirety and directly applicable in all Member States.Done at Brussels, 28 February 2007.
For the Commission
Member of the Commission
L 62/8 Official Journal of the European Union 1.3.2007
) OJ L 165, 3.7.2003, p. 1. Regulation as amended by Council Regu-lation (EC) No 1791/2006 (OJ L 363, 20.12.2006, p. 1).