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European Commission

The executive department of the European Union. It is responsible for enforcing treaties, implementing laws and proposing legislation to the European Parliament. It consists of a president nominated by the European Council and confirmed by Parliament and one commissioner nominated by each state of the EU (except the president's home country) in consultation with the president and confirmed by Parliament. The Commission traces its origins to the High Authority of the European Coal and Steal Community; it took its current form in 1967.

European Commission

the organization which deals with the day to day administration of the EUROPEAN UNION (EU). The Commission ensures that the provisions of European Union treaties are carried out in the legislation of member states and undertakes the detailed implementation of EU policies, including control of budgeted expenditures. The President of the Commission is appointed by the COUNCIL OF THE EUROPEAN UNION and is assisted by 19 commissioners and 26 Director-Generals each responsible for particular areas of the Commission's work such as Agriculture or Transport.

European Commission

the central body that is responsible for the day-to-day administration and coordination of the affairs of the EUROPEAN UNION (EU), the control of the EU's general budget finances, and that, together with the various specialist agencies set up to run particular programmes (e.g. the Common Agricultural Policy), is involved in the detailed implementation of EU policies.
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It seems that now someone in the European Commision decided that we should share a part of this burden .
Tenants include blue-chip companies such as HBOS, Arup and Regus, and institutions such as the National Assembly for Wales and the Welsh offices of the UK Government and European Commision.
Already in the first hours following the release of the Constitutional Court's decision to go forward with the examination, Turkish stock markets plummeted, the Turkish lira hit a record low toward the dollar, and the European Commision warned that negotiations can't proceed with a country where democracy is not operating as it should.
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While the "democratic deficit" in the EC system is a concern, Fitzgerald advises against weakening or "democratizing" the European Commision, or handing its functions over either to the Council of Europe, or to the democratically elected European Parliament (168).
If any of your readers care to examine the map of the European Union, as approved by the unelected European Commission, they will see that the word ``England'' no longer appears because, as far as the European Commision is concerned, England no longer exists and Scotland and Wales are only in existence as regions of the EU and not as independent countries.
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The European Commision blames glamorous advertising campaigns for giving alcohol a cool and sexy image.

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