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Document 11957E198

TREATY ESTABLISHING THE EUROPEAN ECONOMIC COMMUNITY, PART FIVE - INSTITUTIONS OF THE COMMUNITY, TITLE I - PROVISIONS GOVERNING THE INSTITUTIONS, CHAPTER 3: THE ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL COMMITTEE, ARTICLE 198

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11957E198

TREATY ESTABLISHING THE EUROPEAN ECONOMIC COMMUNITY, PART FIVE - INSTITUTIONS OF THE COMMUNITY, TITLE I - PROVISIONS GOVERNING THE INSTITUTIONS, CHAPTER 3: THE ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL COMMITTEE, ARTICLE 198


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Article 198

The Committee must be consulted by the Council or by the Commission where this Treaty so provides . The Committee may be consulted by these institutions in all cases in which they consider it appropriate .

The Council or the Commission shall , if it considers it necessary , set the Committee , for the submission of its opinion , a time limit which may not be less than ten days from the date which the chairman receives notification to this affect . Upon expiry of the time limit , the absence of an opinion shall not prevent further action .

The opinion of the Committee and that of the specialised section , together with a record of the proceedings , shall be forwarded to the Council and to the Commission .

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