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About the AI Liability Directive

Full name: Directive of the European Parliament and of the Council on adapting non-contractual civil liability rules to artificial intelligence (AI Liability Directive)

Type: Directive

Objective and key elements:

  • Uniform rules for access to information and alleviation of the burden of proof in relation to damages caused by AI systems
  • Harmonising certain rules for claims outside of the scope of the Product Liability Directive
  • Covers non-contractual liability for any type of damage (covered by national law) caused to any type of victim by any type of AI system

Relevant to: Users, providers ,and operators of AI systems

Status: Proposal made by the Commission 28 September 2022, link

Next steps: Trialogue, link


(Last updated 12 February 2023)