Article 20 Competent authorities within the Member States

1. For the purpose of Article 11, each Member State shall designate one or more competent authorities responsible for issuing the certificate referred to in Article 11(3).


2. For the purpose of Article 12, each Member State shall designate one competent authority responsible for coordinating the process of verification of statements of support and for issuing the certificates referred to in Article 12(5).


3. By 1 January 2020, Member States shall transmit the names and addresses of the authorities designated pursuant to paragraphs 1 and 2 to the Commission. They shall inform the Commission of any update of that information.

The Commission shall make the names and addresses of the authorities designated pursuant to paragraphs 1 and 2 publicly available in the register.



Regulation on the European citizens’ initiative(pdf).
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