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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After the entry into force (2009) of the Treaty of Lisbon, according to EU legislation, the migration policy has been regulated by Article 63 (1) of the Treaty establishing the European Economic Community (the Treaty of Rome from 1957), as well as by Article 79 of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union (the Treaty of Lisbon from 2007) and this legal framework principally enables adoption of a common migration law.
3) The 1957 Treaty Establishing the European Economic Community (Rome Treaty) created supra-national competition rules implementable by Community legislation,(4) but granted no central authority to create intellectual property rights.
See Treaty Establishing the European Economic Community as Amended by the Single European Act (hereafter Treaty of Rome), art.