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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In March 2007 the EU celebrates the 50th anniversary of the signing of the Treaties of Rome, the Euratom and EEC Treaty, the latter being the one that launched the process of economic integration that ultimately led to the creation of a single market and a single currency in Europe.
Will UK governments take heed of the wake-up call that was the 2016 referendum result and use reclaimed national control in the social domain to deliver social progress for a domestic audience in what could be a harsh economic climate where, as in the EEC Treaty, the social dimension is once again subordinated to market exigencies?
The 1972 FTAs which the individual states of EFTA negotiated with the EEC in the light of impending accessions of the UK and Denmark (together with Ireland) contain no clause requiring courts of EFTA States to use Court of Justice interpretations of EEC Treaty provisions when seeking to apply similarly-worded provisions of the relevant FTA in the cases before them.
The subject of the case was on the following two questions: whether article 12 of the EEC Treaty has direct application within the territory of a member state, in other words, whether nationals of such state can, on the basis of the article in question, lay claim to individual rights which the courts must protect; the second question was whether the application of a duty, such was the case, represented an unlawful increase within the meaning of article 12 of the EEC Treaty.
Article 100 (20) of the EEC Treaty provides for harmonization mainly through EC directives issued by the European Council.
The European court recognised that the French rules constitute a restriction on the principle of free movement of capital, prohibited by the EEA treaty - and by EU law (Article 56 of the EEC Treaty and the Elisa judgment of 2007), which is nevertheless not transposable to relations between the EU27 and non-EU states.
the restriction on the number of foreign players entitled to play for a professional football team to be a proscribed determination on grounds of nationality, a contravention of freedom of movement pursuant to Article 48 of the EEC Treaty and a violation of Article 85 of the EEC Treaty, in so far as nationals of Member States of the European Community are concerned." However, in a recent and interesting development, the Institute for European Affairs (INEA), which had been commissioned by FIFA to study the issue, claims in a 191 page Report dated 24 October, 2008 and published on 26 February, 2009, that the idea of restricting foreign players in league games does not fall foul of EU rules on the free movement of workers.
(15.) EEC TREATY. The other Treaties include the MERGER TREATY, the SEA, the TEU, and the TREATY OF AMSTERDAM.
However, given the EP's implicit right of veto, inherent in the requirement for its assent under Article 238 of the EEC Treaty, this influence has in fact been quite substantial.
(54.) Article 164 of the EEC Treaty states "[t]he Court of Justice shall ensure that in the interpretation and application of this Treaty the law is observed." EEC TREATY, supra note 1, art.