Directive regarding the "European Investigation Order", approved by the European Parliament on 27 February 2014 – EIO (Document 16868/10 of 26 November 2010 and note 1 - document 16868/10 COR 1 of 1 December 2010).
 
2011/472/EU: Council Decision of 19 July 2011 on the launch of automated data exchange with regard to DNA data in Portugal.
 
Council Resolution 2009/C 296/01 of 30 November 2009, which increased the number of DNA  markers in the European Standard Set (ESS) from seven to twelve.
 
Council Framework Decision 2009/905/JHA of 30 November 2009 on Accreditation of forensic service providers carrying out laboratory activities (regarding DNA profiles and dactyloscopic data) and recognition of results according to EN ISO/IEC 17025.
 
Council Framework Decision 2009/948/JHA of 30 November 2009, on prevention and settlement of conflicts of exercise of jurisdiction in criminal proceedings.
 
Council Framework Decision 2008/978/JHA  of 18 December 2008 on the European evidence warrant for the purpose of obtaining objects, documents and data for use in proceedings in criminal matters.
 
Council Decision 2008/615/JHA  of 23 June 2008 on the stepping up of cross-border cooperation, particularly in combating terrorism and cross-border crime.
 
Council Decision 2008/616/JHA  of 23 June 2008 on the implementation of
Decision 2008/615/JHA on the stepping up of cross-border cooperation, particularly in combating terrorism and cross-border crime.
 
Council Framework Decision 2006/960/JHA of 18 December 2006 on simplifying the exchange of information and intelligence between law enforcement authorities of the Member States of the European Union.
 
Directive 2002/58/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 12 July 2002 concerning the processing of personal data and the protection of privacy in the electronic communications sector (Directive on privacy and electronic communications).
 
Resolution of the Assembly of the Republic no. 61/2006 of 4 October 2006 - Approving, for ratification, the Convention on Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters between the Member States of the European Union, established by the Council in accordance with Article 34 of the Treaty on European Union, signed in Luxembourg on 16 October 2001.
 
Council Resolution 2001/C 187/01 of 25 June 2001 on the exchange of DNA analysis results.
 
 
Conclusions of the Tampere European Council 15 and 16 October 1999, C. A UNIONWIDE FIGHT AGAINST CRIME (Arts. 40 to 43).
 
Council Resolution 97/C 193/02 of 9 June 1997 on the exchange of DNA analysis results.
 
Directive 97/66/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 15 December 1997 concerning the processing of personal data and the protection of privacy in the telecommunications sector.
 
Directive 95/46/EC  of the European Parliament and of the Council of 24 October 1995 on the protection of individuals with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data.