treaty on the functioning of the european union

5. Rules of Procedure of the General Council. Citizenship of the Union is hereby established. Chapter 1 – The customs union | Chapter 1 – The customs union | DESIRING to settle certain questions relating to the United Kingdom and Ireland. This shall take effect from the date of entry into force of the amending measure or of expiry of the period of two months, whichever is the later. If a member of the Executive Board no longer fulfils the conditions required for the performance of his duties or if he has been guilty of serious misconduct, the Court of Justice may, on application by the Governing Council or the Executive Board, compulsorily retire him. (ex Article 285 TEC) The Conference agrees that Member States should use periods of economic recovery actively to consolidate public finances and improve their budgetary positions. It shall in particular encourage cooperation between the Member States to improve the complementarity of their health services in cross-border areas. RESOLVED to establish the conditions for the application of the principles of subsidiarity and proportionality, as laid down in Article 5 of the Treaty on European Union, and to establish a system for monitoring the application of those principles, Article 137 | Article 153 | If a State desiring to introduce or amend its own provisions does not comply with the recommendation addressed to it by the Commission, other Member States shall not be required, pursuant to Article 116, to amend their own provisions in order to eliminate such distortion. Article 33 | Article 39 | The purpose of association shall be to promote the economic and social development of the countries and territories and to establish close economic relations between them and the Union as a whole. Article 188 Article 2 31.2. If the Court finds that a national central bank has failed to fulfil an obligation under the Treaties, that bank shall be required to take the necessary measures to comply with the judgment of the Court. Unless the United Kingdom notifies the Council that it intends to adopt the euro, it shall be under no obligation to do so. EU citizens have the right to stand as candidate and to vote in their country of residence, or in their country of origin. The ordinary legislative procedure shall consist in the joint adoption by the European Parliament and the Council of a regulation, directive or decision on a proposal from the Commission. ANXIOUS to strengthen the unity of their economies and to ensure their harmonious development by reducing the differences existing between the various regions and the backwardness of the less favoured regions, In accordance with these same Articles, those Member States whose currency is not the euro, and their central banks, shall retain their powers in monetary matters. Article 64 Article 310 (moved) | Article 217 | necessary to constitute a blocking minority resulting from the application of Article 16(4), first subparagraph, of the Treaty on European Union or Article 238(2) of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union, indicate their opposition to the Council adopting an act by a qualified majority, the Council shall discuss the issue. Title I: The internal market 3.2. Declaration on Article 85(1), second subparagraph, of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union (ex Article 15) No in the Brussels nomenclature | Description of products | DESIRING TO lay down the details of the excessive deficit procedure referred to in Article 126 of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union, Article 198 Article 71 Article 296 That conference shall in addition promote the exchange of information and best practice between national Parliaments and the European Parliament, including their special committees. The Commission and the other Member States shall be informed of such protective measures not later than when they enter into force. Italy likewise notes that on the basis of Article 9 of the Treaty on European Union and Article 20 of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union, every national of a Member State is a citizen of the Union. When the measures referred to in paragraph 1 are adopted, account shall be taken of cases where their application might seriously affect the standard of living and level of employment in certain regions, and the operation of transport facilities. APPROXIMATION OF LAWS The Kingdom of the Netherlands declares that an initiative for a decision, as referred to in Article 355(6) aimed at amending the status of the Netherlands Antilles and/or Aruba with regard to the Union, will be submitted only on the basis of a decision taken in conformity with the Charter for the Kingdom of the Netherlands. These two Treaties, which have the same legal value. This procedure shall be without prejudice to Article 259. 3. REAFFIRMING that references in this Protocol to the operation of specific provisions of the Charter are strictly without prejudice to the operation of other provisions of the Charter. Article 149 They shall act after consulting the Economic and Social Committee and the Committee of the Regions. The members shall perform their duties on a full-time basis. Articles 3, 4, 6, 7, 9.2, 10.1, 10.3, 11.2, 12.1, 14, 16, 18 to 20, 22, 23, 26, 27, 30 to 34 and 49 of the Protocol on the Statute of the European System of Central Banks and of the European Central Bank ("the Statute") shall not apply to the United Kingdom. - Article 141, paragraph 1 takes over paragraph 3 of Article 123. In order to achieve the liberalisation of a specific service, the European Parliament and the Council, acting in accordance with the ordinary legislative procedure and after consulting the Economic and Social Committee, shall issue directives. The periods of three months and six weeks referred to in this Article shall be extended by a maximum of one month and two weeks respectively at the initiative of the European Parliament or the Council. It may grant loans or guarantees only: The European Council shall act by a simple majority for procedural questions and for the adoption of its Rules of Procedure. The European Central Bank shall adopt such measures as are necessary to carry out its tasks in accordance with Articles 127 to 133, with Article 138, and with the conditions laid down in the Statute of the ESCB and of the ECB. The Commission shall submit a proposal to the European Parliament and the Council. (ex Article 269 TEC) In accordance with Article 283(1) of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union, the Governing Council shall comprise the members of the Executive Board of the ECB and the governors of the national central banks of the Member States whose currency is the euro. If a State monopoly of a commercial character has rules which are designed to make it easier to dispose of agricultural products or obtain for them the best return, steps should be taken in applying the rules contained in this Article to ensure equivalent safeguards for the employment and standard of living of the producers concerned. - promoting cooperation between educational establishments. ORGANISATION OF THE ESCB | Article 255 | (ex Article 278 TEC) In order to contribute to the achievement of the objectives referred to in this Article: The Bank shall at all times be entitled to transfer its assets in the currency of a Member State whose currency is not the euro in order to carry out financial operations corresponding to the task set out in Article 309 of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union, taking into account the provisions of Article 21 of this Statute. 45.5. (f) by effecting the progressive abolition of restrictions on freedom of establishment in every branch of activity under consideration, both as regards the conditions for setting up agencies, branches or subsidiaries in the territory of a Member State and as regards the subsidiaries in the territory of a Member State and as regards the conditions governing the entry of personnel belonging to the main establishment into managerial or supervisory posts in such agencies, branches or subsidiaries; Appropriations shall be classified under different chapters grouping items of expenditure according to their nature or purpose and subdivided in accordance with the regulations made pursuant to Article 322. Within one month of receiving the proposal made by the First Advocate-General, the Court of Justice shall decide whether or not the decision should be reviewed. | Title VII – Solidarity clause | | ON THE ROLE OF NATIONAL PARLIAMENTS IN THE EUROPEAN UNION In this context, where either Ireland or the United Kingdom has not notified the Council in writing within a reasonable period that it wishes to take part, the authorisation referred to in Article 329 of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union shall be deemed to have been granted to the Member States referred to in Article 1 and to Ireland or the United Kingdom where either of them wishes to take part in the areas of cooperation in question. An application for revision of a judgment may be made to the Court of Justice only on discovery of a fact which is of such a nature as to be a decisive factor, and which, when the judgment was given, was unknown to the Court and to the party claiming the revision. In accordance with Article 131 of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union, each Member State shall ensure that its national legislation, including the statutes of its national central bank, is compatible with these Treaties and this Statute. PROTOCOL (No 30) The Council, acting by a simple majority shall, after consulting the Commission, determine the rules governing the committees provided for in the Treaties. SPECIALISED COURTS - to define and implement the monetary policy of the Union, They shall remain in office and continue to deal with current business until they are replaced in accordance with Article 17 of the Treaty on European Union. Article 16 General provisions The Council shall act by a qualified majority throughout the procedure. The Council, acting by means of regulations in accordance with a special legislative procedure, shall lay down implementing measures for the Union's own resources system in so far as this is provided for in the decision adopted on the basis of the third paragraph. When drawing up its proposals with a view to achieving the objectives set out in Article 26, the Commission shall take into account the extent of the effort that certain economies showing differences in development will have to sustain for the establishment of the internal market and it may propose appropriate provisions. The European Parliament and the Council, acting in accordance with the ordinary legislative procedure and after consulting the Economic and Social Committee, may decide on specific measures in support of action taken in the Member States to achieve the objectives set out in paragraph 1, excluding any harmonisation of the laws and regulations of the Member States. [3] Replaces Article 5 of the Treaty establishing the European Community ("TEC"). 2. 3. The Members of the Commission shall carry out the duties devolved upon them by the President under his authority. They shall be completely independent in the performance of their duties, in the Union's general interest. Declaration on Article 27 of the Treaty on European Union, 16. 1. - land use, with the exception of waste management; 1. The ECB shall draw up and publish reports on the activities of the ESCB at least quarterly. The Council, on a recommendation from the Commission, may, if it considers it appropriate in the light of that examination, make recommendations to Member States. Finland | 9 | They shall be responsible to the Registrar under the authority of the President. CONSCIOUS that embarking on a new stage in the development of the European security and defence policy involves a determined effort by the Member States concerned. Article 160 | Article 176 | RECALLING the obligations devolving upon Poland and the United Kingdom under the Treaty on European Union, the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union, and Union law generally. 4. Other instruments of monetary control [19] Replaced by Articles 87 and 88 TFEU. If, as regards the aid in question, the Commission has already initiated the procedure provided for in the first subparagraph of this paragraph, the fact that the State concerned has made its application to the Council shall have the effect of suspending that procedure until the Council has made its attitude known. The Treaty on European Union (2007) is one of the primary Treaties of the European Union, alongside the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union (TFEU). (ex Article 29) The Council shall act unanimously after consulting the European Parliament. The provisions of this Protocol apply for Denmark also to measures proposed or adopted pursuant to Title V of Part Three of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union amending an existing measure by which it is bound. Any abuse by one or more undertakings of a dominant position within the internal market or in a substantial part of it shall be prohibited as incompatible with the internal market in so far as it may affect trade between Member States. When concluding an agreement, the Council may, by way of derogation from paragraphs 5, 6 and 9, authorise the negotiator to approve on the Union's behalf modifications to the agreement where it provides for them to be adopted by a simplified procedure or by a body set up by the agreement. (g) monetary agreements and other measures relating to exchange-rate policy (Article 219); Article 257 (repealed) [61] | | In doing so the Executive Board shall give the necessary instructions to national central banks. Eurojust's mission shall be to support and strengthen coordination and cooperation between national investigating and prosecuting authorities in relation to serious crime affecting two or more Member States or requiring a prosecution on common bases, on the basis of operations conducted and information supplied by the Member States' authorities and by Europol. PROVISIONS CONCERNING THE COMMISSION, INCLUDING THE HIGH REPRESENTATIVE OF THE UNION FOR FOREIGN AFFAIRS AND SECURITY POLICY. The Commission and the Member States participating in enhanced cooperation shall ensure that they promote participation by as many Member States as possible. Conciliation The Council shall act unanimously after consulting the European Parliament. The ESCB shall be governed by the decision-making bodies of the ECB. Should the Court of Justice so request, the Council, acting unanimously, may increase the number of Advocates-General. 33.2. Netherlands | 13 | Prudential supervision The arrangements for Union cooperation may be the subject of agreements between the Union and the third parties concerned. 3. Protocol (No 34) on special arrangements for Greenland As a complement to the activities planned in the multiannual framework programme, the European Parliament and the Council, acting in accordance with the ordinary legislative procedure and after consulting the Economic and Social Committee, shall establish the measures necessary for the implementation of the European research area. Spain | 21 | 3. (ex Article 19) It shall take account in particular of the need to link island, landlocked and peripheral regions with the central regions of the Union. (ex Article 186 TEC) 3. Article 89 (ex Article 201 TEC) The European Parliament acting by means of regulations on its own initiative in accordance with a special legislative procedure shall, after seeking an opinion from the Commission and with the consent of the Council, lay down the regulations and general conditions governing the performance of the Ombudsman's duties. Without prejudice to the other provisions of the Treaties and within the limits of the powers conferred by them upon the Union, the Council, acting unanimously in accordance with a special legislative procedure and after obtaining the consent of the European Parliament, may take appropriate action to combat discrimination based on sex, racial or ethnic origin, religion or belief, disability, age or sexual orientation. (1) Provisions should be adopted allowing for a smooth transition from the system for decision-making in the Council by a qualified majority as defined in Article 3(3) of the Protocol on the transitional provisions, which will continue to apply until 31 October 2014, to the voting system provided for in Article 16(4) of the Treaty on European Union and Article 238(2) of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union, which will apply with effect from 1 November 2014, including, during a transitional period until 31 March 2017, specific provisions laid down in Article 3(2) of that Protocol. 3. The exercise of the competences conferred by this Article in the field of the common commercial policy shall not affect the delimitation of competences between the Union and the Member States, and shall not lead to harmonisation of legislative or regulatory provisions of the Member States in so far as the Treaties exclude such harmonisation. The Council shall, acting unanimously on a proposal from the Commission and after consulting the European Parliament, the ECB and the Economic and Financial Committee, adopt appropriate provisions to lay down the details of the convergence criteria referred to in Article 140(1) of the said Treaty, which shall then replace this Protocol. 10. Article 356 In the event of any breach of these obligations, the Court of Justice may, on application by the Council acting by a simple majority or the Commission, rule that the Member concerned be, according to the circumstances, either compulsorily retired in accordance with Article 247 or deprived of his right to a pension or other benefits in its stead. Declaration on Article 252 of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union regarding the number of Advocates-General in the Court of Justice, 39. 1. Its Members shall be completely independent in the performance of their duties, in the Union's general interest. However, if the Commission considers that the conditions of participation have not been fulfilled, it shall indicate the arrangements to be adopted to fulfil those conditions and shall set a deadline for re-examining the request. The Union may conclude agreements with third countries for the readmission to their countries of origin or provenance of third-country nationals who do not or who no longer fulfil the conditions for entry, presence or residence in the territory of one of the Member States. -------------------------------------------------- All rules or conditions relating to the taxation of Members or former Members shall require unanimity within the Council. This should be reflected in the orientations of budgetary decisions at the national and Union level in particular through restructuring of public revenue and expenditure while respecting budgetary discipline in accordance with the Treaties and the Stability and Growth Pact. 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