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Treaty establishing the European Community (Nice consolidated version) - Part Five: Institutions of the Community - Title I: Provisions governing the institutions - Chapter 1: The institutions - Section 3: The Commission - Article 211 - Article 155 - EC Treaty (Maastricht consolidated version) - Article 155 - EEC Treaty

Official Journal C 325 , 24/12/2002 P. 0119 - 0120
Official Journal C 340 , 10/11/1997 P. 0266 - Consolidated version
Official Journal C 224 , 31/08/1992 P. 0059 - Consolidated version
(EEC Treaty - no official publication available)


Treaty establishing the European Community (Nice consolidated version)

Part Five: Institutions of the Community

Title I: Provisions governing the institutions

Chapter 1: The institutions

Section 3: The Commission

Article 211

Article 155 - EC Treaty (Maastricht consolidated version)

Article 155 - EEC Treaty

Article 211

In order to ensure the proper functioning and development of the common market, the Commission shall:

- ensure that the provisions of this Treaty and the measures taken by the institutions pursuant thereto are applied,

- formulate recommendations or deliver opinions on matters dealt with in this Treaty, if it expressly so provides or if the Commission considers it necessary,

- have its own power of decision and participate in the shaping of measures taken by the Council and by the European Parliament in the manner provided for in this Treaty,

- exercise the powers conferred on it by the Council for the implementation of the rules laid down by the latter.