On 21 June 2016, the Official Journal published Commission Directive (EU) 2016/970 of 27 May 2016 amending Directive 2009/43/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards the list of defence-related products. The Directive contains a revised list of defence-related articles and requires all Member States to adopt and publish, by 21 September 2016 at the latest, the laws, regulations and administrative provisions necessary to comply with the Directive.