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Treaty establishing the European Community (Nice consolidated version) - Part Three: Community policies - Title III: Free movement of persons, services and capital - Chapter 2: Right of establishment - Article 48 - Article 58 - EC Treaty (Maastricht consolidated version) - Article 58 - EEC Treaty

Official Journal C 325 , 24/12/2002 P. 0054 - 0054
Official Journal C 340 , 10/11/1997 P. 0197 - Consolidated version
Official Journal C 224 , 31/08/1992 P. 0023 - Consolidated version
(EEC Treaty - no official publication available)


Treaty establishing the European Community (Nice consolidated version)

Part Three: Community policies

Title III: Free movement of persons, services and capital

Chapter 2: Right of establishment

Article 48

Article 58 - EC Treaty (Maastricht consolidated version)

Article 58 - EEC Treaty

Article 48

Companies or firms formed in accordance with the law of a Member State and having their registered office, central administration or principal place of business within the Community shall, for the purposes of this Chapter, be treated in the same way as natural persons who are nationals of Member States.

"Companies or firms" means companies or firms constituted under civil or commercial law, including cooperative societies, and other legal persons governed by public or private law, save for those which are non-profit-making.