Final draft (2024)
The EU’s 27 member states have unanimously endorsed the AI Act, affirming the political agreement reached in December. Similarly, the Internal Market and Civil Liberties Committees in the European Parliament voted 71-8 (7 abstentions) to approve the result of negotiations with the member states on the AI Act.
Depending on which version you saw, you had to navigate through hundreds or even up to a thousand pages. Below is a concise summary of the whole document for those who wish to get up to speed quickly.
Commission draft (2021)
The original AI Act as proposed by the European Commission can be downloaded below. Here you can read the text in another language. Please note that the ‘Final draft’ of January 2024 as amended is the law that will likely enter into force, not the original draft below.
A summary presentation on the Act by the European Commission can be downloaded here.
Please find the English version of the Annexes of the AI Act below. If you are looking for the Annexes in another European language, follow this link.
The Annexes play an important role in how the proposed law works. For example, Annex III is particularly important, because only AI applications included in this Annex will have to abide by most of the Act’s requirements.
For the most up-to-date version of the Annexes, see the Final draft of the AI Act above, or use our AI Act Explorer.