Terms of Reference (ToRs) and Group Compositions (GCs) Information

Agency Rulemaking Process

1 Drafting and adoption of the Rulemaking Programme 12 Months
2 Initiation of the rule development by defining the Terms of Reference 2-6 Months
3 The drafting of the rule 3-18 Months
4 Consultation phase 1-3 Months
5 Analysis of comments and final review 2-6 Months
6 Adoption and Publication 2 Months

Here you will find the full text of the terms of reference and group compositions approved according the rulemaking procedure.

According to article 4, paragraph 2 of EASA Rulemaking Procedure (defined by EASA Management Board MB Decision 01/2012 of 13/03/2012) terms of references for each rulemaking task of the Agency are drawn up by the Executive Director, after consultating Safety Standards Consultative Committee (SSCC) and the Rulemaking Advisory Group (RAG) and/or the Thematic Advisory Groups (TAG) (see the Consultative Bodies page).

Rulemaking proposal

Any person or organisation may propose the development of a new rule or an amendment thereto. Check here to see how.