The final text of the Digital Services Act (DSA)



Preamble 1 to 156

Preamble 1 to 10, Digital Services Act (DSA).


Preamble 11 to 20, Digital Services Act (DSA).


Preamble 21 to 30, Digital Services Act (DSA).


Preamble 31 to 40, Digital Services Act (DSA).


Preamble 41 to 50, Digital Services Act (DSA).


Preamble 51 to 60, Digital Services Act (DSA).


Preamble 61 to 70, Digital Services Act (DSA).


Preamble 71 to 80, Digital Services Act (DSA).


Preamble 81 to 90, Digital Services Act (DSA).


Preamble 91 to 100, Digital Services Act (DSA).


Preamble 101 to 110, Digital Services Act (DSA).


Preamble 111 to 120, Digital Services Act (DSA).


Preamble 121 to 130, Digital Services Act (DSA).


Preamble 131 to 140, Digital Services Act (DSA).


Preamble 141 to 150, Digital Services Act (DSA).


Preamble 151 to 156, Digital Services Act (DSA).



CHAPTER I, GENERAL PROVISIONS

Article 1, Subject matter, Digital Services Act (DSA)


Article 2, Scope, Digital Services Act (DSA)


Article 3, Definitions, Digital Services Act (DSA)



CHAPTER II, LIABILITY OF PROVIDERS OF INTERMEDIARY SERVICES

Article 4, ‘Mere conduit’, Digital Services Act (DSA)


Article 5, ‘Caching’, Digital Services Act (DSA)


Article 6, Hosting, Digital Services Act (DSA)


Article 7, Voluntary own-initiative investigations and legal compliance, Digital Services Act (DSA)


Article 8, No general monitoring or active fact-finding obligations, Digital Services Act (DSA)


Article 9, Orders to act against illegal content, Digital Services Act (DSA)


Article 10, Orders to provide information, Digital Services Act (DSA)



CHAPTER III, DUE DILIGENCE OBLIGATIONS FOR A TRANSPARENT AND SAFE ONLINE ENVIRONMENT

SECTION 1, Provisions applicable to all providers of intermediary services

Article 11, Points of contact for Member States’ authorities, the Commission and the Board, Digital Services Act (DSA)


Article 12, Points of contact for recipients of the service, Digital Services Act (DSA)


Article 13, Legal representatives, Digital Services Act (DSA)


Article 14, Terms and conditions, Digital Services Act (DSA)


Article 15, Transparency reporting obligations for providers of intermediary services, Digital Services Act (DSA)



SECTION 2, Additional provisions applicable to providers of hosting services, including online platforms

Article 16, Notice and action mechanisms, Digital Services Act (DSA)


Article 17, Statement of reasons, Digital Services Act (DSA)


Article 18, Notification of suspicions of criminal offences, Digital Services Act (DSA)



SECTION 3, Additional provisions applicable to providers of online platforms

Article 19, Exclusion for micro and small enterprises, Digital Services Act (DSA)


Article 20, Internal complaint-handling system, Digital Services Act (DSA)


Article 21, Out-of-court dispute settlement, Digital Services Act (DSA)


Article 22, Trusted flaggers, Digital Services Act (DSA)


Article 23, Measures and protection against misuse, Digital Services Act (DSA)


Article 24, Transparency reporting obligations for providers of online platforms, Digital Services Act (DSA)


Article 25, Online interface design and organisation, Digital Services Act (DSA)


Article 26, Advertising on online platforms, Digital Services Act (DSA)


Article 27, Recommender system transparency, Digital Services Act (DSA)


Article 28, Online protection of minors, Digital Services Act (DSA)



SECTION 4, Additional provisions applicable to providers of online platforms allowing consumers to conclude distance contracts with traders

Article 29, Exclusion for micro and small enterprises, Digital Services Act (DSA)


Article 30, Traceability of traders, Digital Services Act (DSA)


Article 31, Compliance by design, Digital Services Act (DSA)


Article 32, Right to information, Digital Services Act (DSA)



SECTION 5, Additional obligations for providers of very large online platforms and of very large online search engines to manage systemic risks

Article 33, Very large online platforms and very large online search engines, Digital Services Act (DSA)


Article 34, Risk assessment, Digital Services Act (DSA)


Article 35, Mitigation of risks, Digital Services Act (DSA)


Article 36, Crisis response mechanism, Digital Services Act (DSA)


Article 37, Independent audit, Digital Services Act (DSA)


Article 38, Recommender systems, Digital Services Act (DSA)


Article 39, Additional online advertising transparency, Digital Services Act (DSA)


Article 40, Data access and scrutiny, Digital Services Act (DSA)


Article 41, Compliance function, Digital Services Act (DSA)


Article 42, Transparency reporting obligations, Digital Services Act (DSA)


Article 43, Supervisory fee, Digital Services Act (DSA)



SECTION 6, Other provisions concerning due diligence obligations

Article 44, Standards, Digital Services Act (DSA)


Article 45, Codes of conduct, Digital Services Act (DSA)


Article 46, Codes of conduct for online advertising, Digital Services Act (DSA)


Article 47, Codes of conduct for accessibility, Digital Services Act (DSA)


Article 48, Crisis protocols, Digital Services Act (DSA)



CHAPTER IV, IMPLEMENTATION, COOPERATION, PENALTIES AND ENFORCEMENT

SECTION 1, Competent authorities and national Digital Services Coordinators

Article 49, Competent authorities and Digital Services Coordinators, Digital Services Act (DSA)


Article 50, Requirements for Digital Services Coordinators, Digital Services Act (DSA)


Article 51, Powers of Digital Services Coordinators, Digital Services Act (DSA)


Article 52, Penalties, Digital Services Act (DSA)


Article 53, Right to lodge a complaint, Digital Services Act (DSA)


Article 54, Compensation, Digital Services Act (DSA)


Article 55, Activity reports, Digital Services Act (DSA)



SECTION 2, Competences, coordinated investigation and consistency mechanisms

Article 56, Competences, Digital Services Act (DSA)


Article 57, Mutual assistance, Digital Services Act (DSA)


Article 58, Cross-border cooperation among Digital Services Coordinators, Digital Services Act (DSA)


Article 59, Referral to the Commission, Digital Services Act (DSA)


Article 60, Joint investigations, Digital Services Act (DSA)



SECTION 3, European Board for Digital Services

Article 61, European Board for Digital Services, Digital Services Act (DSA)


Article 62, Structure of the Board, Digital Services Act (DSA)


Article 63, Tasks of the Board, Digital Services Act (DSA)



SECTION 4, Supervision, investigation, enforcement and monitoring in respect of providers of very large online platforms and of very large online search engines

Article 64, Development of expertise and capabilities, Digital Services Act (DSA)


Article 65, Enforcement of obligations of providers of very large online platforms and of very large online search engines, Digital Services Act (DSA)


Article 66, Initiation of proceedings by the Commission and cooperation in investigation, Digital Services Act (DSA)


Article 67, Requests for information, Digital Services Act (DSA)


Article 68, Power to take interviews and statements, Digital Services Act (DSA)


Article 69, Power to conduct inspections, Digital Services Act (DSA)


Article 70, Interim measures, Digital Services Act (DSA)


Article 71, Commitments, Digital Services Act (DSA)


Article 72, Monitoring actions, Digital Services Act (DSA)


Article 73, Non-compliance, Digital Services Act (DSA)


Article 74, Fines, Digital Services Act (DSA)


Article 75, Enhanced supervision of remedies to address infringements of obligations laid down in Section 5 of Chapter III, Digital Services Act (DSA)


Article 76, Periodic penalty payments, Digital Services Act (DSA)


Article 77, Limitation period for the imposition of penalties, Digital Services Act (DSA)


Article 78, Limitation period for the enforcement of penalties, Digital Services Act (DSA)


Article 79, Right to be heard and access to the file, Digital Services Act (DSA)


Article 80, Publication of decisions, Digital Services Act (DSA)


Article 81, Review by the Court of Justice of the European Union, Digital Services Act (DSA)


Article 82, Requests for access restrictions and cooperation with national courts, Digital Services Act (DSA)


Article 83, Implementing acts relating to Commission intervention, Digital Services Act (DSA)



SECTION 5, Common provisions on enforcement

Article 84, Professional secrecy, Digital Services Act (DSA)


Article 85, Information sharing system, Digital Services Act (DSA)


Article 86, Representation, Digital Services Act (DSA)



SECTION 6, Delegated and implementing acts

Article 87, Exercise of the delegation, Digital Services Act (DSA)


Article 88, Committee procedure, Digital Services Act (DSA)



CHAPTER V, FINAL PROVISIONS

Article 89, Amendments to Directive 2000/31/EC, Digital Services Act (DSA)


Article 90, Amendment to Directive (EU) 2020/1828, Digital Services Act (DSA)


Article 91, Review, Digital Services Act (DSA)


Article 92, Anticipated application to providers of very large online platforms and of very large online search engines, Digital Services Act (DSA)


Article 93, Entry into force and application, Digital Services Act (DSA)



Note: This is the final text of the Digital Services Act. The full name is "Regulation (EU) 2022/2065 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 19 October 2022 on a Single Market For Digital Services and amending Directive 2000/31/EC (Digital Services Act)".



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