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Official Journal of the European Union, C 310, 16 December 2004

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ISSN 1725-2423

Official Journal

of the European Union

C 310

European flag  

English edition

Information and Notices

Volume 47
16 December 2004


Notice No

Contents

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2004/C 310/1

Treaty establishing a Constitution for Europe

1

PREAMBLE

3

PART I

11

DEFINITION AND OBJECTIVES OF THE UNION

11

FUNDAMENTAL RIGHTS AND CITIZENSHIP OF THE UNION

13

UNION COMPETENCES

14

THE UNION'S INSTITUTIONS AND BODIES

18

THE INSTITUTIONAL FRAMEWORK

18

THE OTHER UNION INSTITUTIONS AND ADVISORY BODIES

25

EXERCISE OF UNION COMPETENCE

26

COMMON PROVISIONS

26

SPECIFIC PROVISIONS

29

ENHANCED COOPERATION

33

THE DEMOCRATIC LIFE OF THE UNION

34

THE UNION'S FINANCES

36

THE UNION AND ITS NEIGHBOURS

38

UNION MEMBERSHIP

38

THE CHARTER OF FUNDAMENTAL RIGHTS OF THE UNION

41

PREAMBLE

41

DIGNITY

42

FREEDOMS

43

EQUALITY

46

SOLIDARITY

47

CITIZENS' RIGHTS

50

JUSTICE

52

GENERAL PROVISIONS GOVERNING THE INTERPRETATION AND APPLICATION OF THE CHARTER

53

THE POLICIES AND FUNCTIONING OF THE UNION

55

PROVISIONS OF GENERAL APPLICATION

55

NON-DISCRIMINATION AND CITIZENSHIP

56

INTERNAL POLICIES AND ACTION

58

INTERNAL MARKET

58

Establishment and functioning of the Internal Market

58

Free movement of persons and services

59

Workers

59

Freedom of establishment

61

Freedom to provide services

63

Free movement of goods

64

Customs Union

64

Customs cooperation

65

Prohibition of quantitative restrictions

65

Capital and payments

66

Rules on competition

68

Rules applying to undertakings

68

Aids granted by Member States

71

Fiscal provisions

73

Common provisions

73

ECONOMIC AND MONETARY POLICY

76

Economic policy

76

Monetary policy

81

Institutional provisions

84

Provisions specific to Member States whose currency is the euro

85

Transitional provisions

86

POLICIES IN OTHER AREAS

91

Employment

91

Social policy

93

Economic, social and territorial cohesion

98

Agriculture and fisheries

99

Environment

103

Consumer protection

105

Transport

105

Trans-European networks

108

Research and Technological Development, and Space

109

Energy

112

AREA OF FREEDOM, SECURITY AND JUSTICE

113

General provisions

113

Policies on border checks, asylum and immigration

114

Judicial cooperation in civil matters

117

Judicial cooperation in criminal matters

118

Police cooperation

121

AREAS WHERE THE UNION MAY TAKE SUPPORTING, COORDINATING OR COMPLEMENTARY ACTION

123

Public health

123

Industry

125

Culture

125

Tourism

126

Education, youth, sport and vocational training

127

Civil protection

128

Administrative cooperation

129

ASSOCIATION OF THE OVERSEAS COUNTRIES AND TERRITORIES

129

THE UNION'S EXTERNAL ACTION

131

PROVISIONS HAVING GENERAL APPLICATION

131

COMMON FOREIGN AND SECURITY POLICY

133

Common provisions

133

The common security and defence policy

138

Financial provisions

141

COMMON COMMERCIAL POLICY

142

COOPERATION WITH THIRD COUNTRIES AND HUMANITARIAN AID

143

Development cooperation

143

Economic, financial and technical cooperation with third countries

144

Humanitarian aid

145

RESTRICTIVE MEASURES

146

INTERNATIONAL AGREEMENTS

146

THE UNION'S RELATIONS WITH INTERNATIONAL ORGANISATIONS AND THIRD COUNTRIES AND UNION DELEGATIONS

149

IMPLEMENTATION OF THE SOLIDARITY CLAUSE

149

THE FUNCTIONING OF THE UNION

150

PROVISIONS GOVERNING THE INSTITUTIONS

150

The institutions

150

The European Parliament

150

The European Council

153

The Council of Ministers

153

The European Commission

154

The Court of Justice of the European Union

156

The European Central Bank

164

The Court of Auditors

165

The Union's advisory bodies

167

The Committee of the Regions

167

The Economic and Social Committee

168

The European Investment Bank

169

Provisions common to Union institutions, bodies, offices and agencies

170

FINANCIAL PROVISIONS

173

The multiannual financial framework

173

The Union's annual budget

174

Implementation of the budget and discharge

177

Common provisions

178

Combating fraud

179

ENHANCED COOPERATION

180

COMMON PROVISIONS

182

GENERAL AND FINAL PROVISIONS

186

Protocols and Annexes

203

FINAL ACT

401


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