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Comparative Legal Study in Central and Eastern EuropePublished: 1 of January, 2006

The market of electricity and its legislation both national and international is in a state of transition towards a market fully liberalized. Inour region, i.e. Central and Eastern Europe, changes are triggered by the endeavours of the new Member States of the European Union, including states that are becoming members and are harmonizing their national legislation with those of the EU. They are also opening their markets and industry to competition. Although the process of energy market liberalization alo aims to create a single market for electricity it was started a decade ago with the Community Directive 96/92/EC.