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Document 11957E039

TREATY ESTABLISHING THE EUROPEAN ECONOMIC COMMUNITY, PART TWO - FOUNDATIONS OF THE COMMUNITY, TITLE II - AGRICULTURE, ARTICLE 39

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11957E039

TREATY ESTABLISHING THE EUROPEAN ECONOMIC COMMUNITY, PART TWO - FOUNDATIONS OF THE COMMUNITY, TITLE II - AGRICULTURE, ARTICLE 39


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ARTICLE 39

1 . THE OBJECTIVES OF THE COMMON AGRICULTURAL POLICY SHALL BE :

( A ) TO INCREASE AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTIVITY BY PROMOTING TECHNICAL PROGRESS AND BY ENSURING THE RATIONAL DEVELOPMENT OF AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTION AND THE OPTIMUM UTILISATION OF THE FACTORS OF PRODUCTION , IN PARTICULAR LABOUR ;

( B ) THUS TO ENSURE A FAIR STANDARD OF LIVING FOR THE AGRICULTURAL COMMUNITY , IN PARTICULAR BY INCREASING THE INDIVIDUAL EARNINGS OF PERSONS ENGAGED IN AGRICULTURE ;

( C ) TO STABILISE MARKETS ;

( D ) TO ASSURE THE AVAILABILITY OF SUPPLIES ;

( E ) TO ENSURE THAT SUPPLIES REACH CONSUMERS AT REASONABLE PRICES .

2 . IN WORKING OUT THE COMMON AGRICULTURAL POLICY AND THE SPECIAL METHODS FOR ITS APPLICATION , ACCOUNT SHALL BE TAKEN OF :

( A ) THE PARTICULAR NATURE OF AGRICULTURAL ACTIVITY , WHICH RESULTS FROM THE SOCIAL STRUCTURE OF AGRICULTURE AND FROM STRUCTURAL AND NATURAL DISPARITIES BETWEEN THE VARIOUS AGRICULTURAL REGIONS ;

( B ) THE NEED TO EFFECT THE APPROPRIATE ADJUSTMENTS BY DEGREES ;

( C ) THE FACT THAT IN THE MEMBER STATES AGRICULTURE CONSTITUTES A SECTOR CLOSELY LINKED WITH THE ECONOMY AS A WHOLE .

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