Treaty of Rome

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Treaty of Rome

A 1957 agreement establishing the European Economic Community. Under the Treaty, the EEC shared a parliament and Court of Justice with the European Coal and Steel Community. These organizations eventually merged and formed the basis for what became the European Union.

Treaty of Rome

an agreement signed in 1958 by the six founding countries of the European Economic Community that established the objectives and principles of the modern EUROPEAN UNION. The Treaty provided for the removal of trade restrictions between member countries, free labour and capital mobility, harmonization of tax policies and assistance to poorer regions.
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The Treaty of Lisbon amends the two major treaties governing the currently functioning European Union: the Treaty establishing the European Community (TEC), which will become subsequently the Treaty on the European Union operation (TFEU), and the Treaty on European Union (TEU) (37).
It amends the Treaty on European Union (TEU, Maastricht; 1992) and the Treaty establishing the European Community (TEC, Rome; 1957).
In June 2008 a group of senators lead by Jiri Oberfalzer petitioned the Czech Constitutional Court to look at six articles from the 2007 Treaty of Lisbon, a reform treaty which if ratified amends the Treaty on European Union and the Treaty establishing the European Community.
Article 25 of the Treaty establishing the European Community stipulates that "customs duties on imports and exports and charges having equivalent effect shall be prohibited between member states.
Article 151(4) of the Treaty establishing the European Community provides that the Community "shall take cultural aspects into account in its actions under other provisions of this Treaty, in particular in order to respect and to promote the diversity of its cultures.
These amendments were incorporated into the TEU, and the articles of the TEU were renumbered in EUROPEAN UNION: CONSOLIDATED VERSION OF THE TREATY ON EUROPEAN UNION AND CONSOLIDATED VERSION OF THE TREATY ESTABLISHING THE EUROPEAN COMMUNITY, Oct.
9) The council, which consists of one political representative from each of the 15 member states (sitting either as "ministers" or "heads of state/government"), is empowered by the Treaty Establishing the European Community ("EC Treaty") to make final decisions for the EU member states on matters which those states have by treaty transferred to the EU.
European Monetary Institute, Convergence Report: Report required by Article 109j of the Treaty establishing the European Community, March 1998.
ICO contends that the Decision is illegal and should be annulled pursuant to Articles 230 and 231 of the Treaty establishing the European Community.
Article 25 of the Treaty establishing the European Community stipulates that eIucustoms duties on imports and exports and charges having equivalent effect shall be prohibited between member states.
56, and separately joined (as the European Union) by the TREATY ESTABLISHING THE EUROPEAN COMMUNITY, Feb.