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Consolidated version of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union - PART SIX: INSTITUTIONAL AND FINANCIAL PROVISIONS - TITLE I: INSTITUTIONAL PROVISIONS - Chapter 1: The institutions - Section 5: The Court of Justice of the European Union - Article 258 (ex Article 226 TEC)
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OJ C 115, 9.5.2008, p. 160–160 (BG, ES, CS, DA, DE, ET, EL, EN, FR, GA, IT, LV, LT, HU, MT, NL, PL, PT, RO, SK, SL, FI, SV)
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  • Date of document: 25/03/1957
  • Date of effect: 01/01/1958; Entry into force See 11957E247
  • Date of signature: 25/03/1957; Rome
  • Date of end of validity: 31/12/9999
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  • Author: The Member States
  • Form: Treaty
  • Depositary: Italy - Government
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12008E258

Consolidated version of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union - PART SIX: INSTITUTIONAL AND FINANCIAL PROVISIONS - TITLE I: INSTITUTIONAL PROVISIONS - Chapter 1: The institutions - Section 5: The Court of Justice of the European Union - Article 258 (ex Article 226 TEC)

Official Journal 115 , 09/05/2008 P. 0160 - 0160


Article 258

(ex Article 226 TEC)

If the Commission considers that a Member State has failed to fulfil an obligation under the Treaties, it shall deliver a reasoned opinion on the matter after giving the State concerned the opportunity to submit its observations.

If the State concerned does not comply with the opinion within the period laid down by the Commission, the latter may bring the matter before the Court of Justice of the European Union.

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