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"Regulation 2004/2003": Regulation (EC) No 2004/2003 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 4 November 2003 on the regulations governing political parties at European level and the rules regarding their funding. Read: http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/?qid=1395742072889&uri=CELEX:02003R2004-20071227
"Bureau decision of 29.3.2004": The Decision of the Bureau of the European Parliament of 29 March 2004 laying down the procedures for implementing Regulation (EC) No 2004/2003 of the European Parliament and of the Council on the regulations governing political parties at European level and the rules regarding their funding. Read: http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/?uri=OJ:C:2014:063:TOC
"Financial Regulation" ("FR"): Regulation (EU, Euratom) No 966/2012 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 25 October 2012 on the financial rules applicable to the general budget of the Union and repealing Council Regulation (EC, Euratom) No 1605/2002 on the financial rules applicable to the general budget of the Union. Read: http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/?qid=1395744858431&uri=CELEX:32012R0966
"Rules of application", further in text "RAP": Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) No 1268/2012 of 29 October 2012 on the rules of application of Regulation (EU, Euratom) No 966/2012 of the European Parliament and of the Council on the financial rules applicable to the general budget of the Union. Read: http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/?qid=1395744923174&uri=CELEX:32012R1268
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