The new service regulation repealing reg. 1348/2000, adopted by the European Parliament at second reading in its plenary session of 24 October 2007 (see our dedicated post here), has been published in the Official Journal of the European Union n. L 324 of 10 December 2007. The official reference is the following:
Regulation (EC) No 1393/2007 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 13 November 2007 on the service in the Member States of judicial and extrajudicial documents in civil or commercial matters (service of documents), and repealing Council Regulation (EC) No 1348/2000 (OJ n. L 324, p. 79 ff.): pursuant to its Article 26, the new regulation will apply from 13 November 2008.
(Many thanks to Raluca Ionescu – Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona and Àrea de Dret Internacional Privat blog – and to Pietro Franzina – University of Ferrara – for the tip-off)