[31.] European Union, Treaty of Lisbon amending the Treaty on European Union and the Treaty establishing the European Community
, Official Journal of the European Union, No C 306/50, 2007, (consolidated version OJ C 326, 2012).
For that reason, the Council argued that "the practice under the Treaty establishing the European Community
, whereby the president of Parliament simply declares that the budgetary procedure has been completed, is no longer applicable".
(36) Romania has ratified the Lisbon Treaty by Law 13/2008 to ratify the Treaty of Lisbon amending the Treaty on European Union and the Treaty establishing the European Community
, published in Official Gazette no.
(4) See Common Position (EC) No 61/2003 of 29 September 2003 adopted by the Council, acting in accordance with the procedure referred to in Article 251 of the Treaty establishing the European Community
, with a view to adopting a directive of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Directive 2001/83/ EC on the Community code relating to medicinal products for human use--in GUCE, 9 December 2003, C-297 E/41 and following.
It amends the Treaty on European Union (TEU, Maastricht; 1992) and the Treaty establishing the European Community
(TEC, Rome; 1957).
Eventually, the European Council meeting of June 2007 decided to start negotiations on what became the Treaty of Lisbon (or Reform Treaty and, more recently, the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union), designed to amend the Treaty of European Union (Maastricht) and the Treaty establishing the European Community
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
. At the time of writing in late October 2009, the Treaty has been signed by twenty-six out of twenty-seven EU Member States.
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.
(1) Treaty Establishing the European Community
, opened for signature 7 February 1992,  OJ C 224/6 (entered into force 1 November 1993) ('EC Treaty').
[section] 1 (2004); Treaty Establishing the European Community
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." Calling the exact degree of influence and implications of this clause "unclear," Psychogiopoulou (a research fellow at the Hellenic Foundation for European and Foreign Policy, Greece) attempts to assess its legal value.