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 objectives on which the EU environment policy is based are stipulated in Article 174 from the European Community Treaty and concern:
Barents, who is not further identified, presents extracts of the some 100 judgments by the Court of Justice relating to the consequences of the European Community treaty rules on free movement for direct taxation.
The principle which governs the internal market of services has been generally called "the principle of fundamental liberty" and has been regulated in the European Community Treaty.
It is obviously not the first time that the President of the European Central Bank, Jean-Claude Trichet, has referred to Article 108 of the European Community Treaty to remind the French of the independence of the ECB.
Articles examine the extent to which the separate systems of public law in each Member State are developing a European Public Law in tandem with the law of the European Community Treaty.
92) The Consolidated European Community Treaty describes the four forms of EU legislation: regulations, directives, decisions, and recommendations/opinions.
Greece was the first nation to be fined under Article 171 of the European Community Treaty, which gives the Court of Justice the right to fine nations delinquent in establishing firm plans for waste disposal.
In its decisional law, the ECJ has the delicate task of building a bridge between the European Community Treaty (EC Treaty), Community directives, and the substantive norms that reign in national legal systems.
Cross subsidies by dominant companies were illegal under Article 86 of the European Community Treaty, EasyJet said.
According to existing provisions, a pharmacy chain can have a maximum of four outlets within the country's 108 provinces, which is in conflict with free trading in Article 43 of the European Community Treaty.
He begins with an overview of the enforcement structures of the two systems, followed by a discussion of anti-competitive agreements, which includes treatment of the historical development of US law and Article 81 of the European Community Treaty, the substantive law of such agreements and issues of proof, horizontal restraints, boycotts, information exchanges, and vertical price restraints.
Finally, the procedures outlined in Article 45, which provides for the suspension of EU membership rights in case of serious violation of its values, takes up those currently outlined in Article 7 of the European Union Treaty and in Article 309 of the European Community Treaty.

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