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Document 12002E296

Treaty establishing the European Community (Nice consolidated version)
Part Six: General and Final Provisions
Article 296
Article 223 - EC Treaty (Maastricht consolidated version)
Article 223 - EEC Treaty

OJ C 325, 24.12.2002, p. 148–149 (ES, DA, DE, EL, EN, FR, IT, NL, PT, FI, SV)

In force

ELI: http://data.europa.eu/eli/treaty/tec_2002/art_296/oj

12002E296

Treaty establishing the European Community (Nice consolidated version) - Part Six: General and Final Provisions - Article 296 - Article 223 - EC Treaty (Maastricht consolidated version) - Article 223 - EEC Treaty

Official Journal C 325 , 24/12/2002 P. 0148 - 0149
Official Journal C 340 , 10/11/1997 P. 0296 - Consolidated version
Official Journal C 224 , 31/08/1992 P. 0076 - Consolidated version
(EEC Treaty - no official publication available)


Treaty establishing the European Community (Nice consolidated version)

Part Six: General and Final Provisions

Article 296

Article 223 - EC Treaty (Maastricht consolidated version)

Article 223 - EEC Treaty

Article 296

1. The provisions of this Treaty shall not preclude the application of the following rules:

(a) no Member State shall be obliged to supply information the disclosure of which it considers contrary to the essential interests of its security;

(b) any Member State may take such measures as it considers necessary for the protection of the essential interests of its security which are connected with the production of or trade in arms, munitions and war material; such measures shall not adversely affect the conditions of competition in the common market regarding products which are not intended for specifically military purposes.

2. The Council may, acting unanimously on a proposal from the Commission, make changes to the list, which it drew up on 15 April 1958, of the products to which the provisions of paragraph 1(b) apply.

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