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Article 117: Reporting

1.  Every five years, Member States shall submit to the Commission a report on the operation of this Regulation in their respective territories, including sections on evaluation and enforcement as described in Article 127.
The first report shall be submitted by 1 June 2010.
2.  Every five years, the Agency shall submit to the Commission a report on the operation of this Regulation. The Agency shall include in its report information on the joint submission of information in accordance with Article 11 and an overview of the explanations given for submitting information separately.
The first report shall be submitted by 1 June 2011.
3.  Every three years the Agency, in accordance with the objective of promoting non-animal testing methods, shall submit to the Commission a report on the status of implementation and use of non-animal test methods and testing strategies used to generate information on intrinsic properties and for risk assessment to meet the requirements of this Regulation.
The first report shall be submitted by 1 June 2011.
4.  Every five years, the Commission shall publish a general report on:
(a) the experience acquired with the operation of this Regulation, including the information referred to in paragraphs 1, 2 and 3 and;
(b) the amount and distribution of funding made available by the Commission for the development and evaluation of alternative test methods.
The first report shall be published by 1 June 2012.