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Document 11957E048

TREATY ESTABLISHING THE EUROPEAN ECONOMIC COMMUNITY, PART TWO - FOUNDATIONS OF THE COMMUNITY, TITLE III - FREE MOVEMENT OF PERSONS, SERVICES AND CAPITAL, CHAPTER 1: WORKERS, ARTICLE 48

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11957E048

TREATY ESTABLISHING THE EUROPEAN ECONOMIC COMMUNITY, PART TWO - FOUNDATIONS OF THE COMMUNITY, TITLE III - FREE MOVEMENT OF PERSONS, SERVICES AND CAPITAL, CHAPTER 1: WORKERS, ARTICLE 48


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ARTICLE 48

1 . FREEDOM OF MOVEMENT FOR WORKERS SHALL BE SECURED WITHIN THE COMMUNITY BY THE END OF THE TRANSITIONAL PERIOD AT THE LATEST .

2 . SUCH FREEDOM OF MOVEMENT SHALL ENTAIL THE ABOLITION OF ANY DISCRIMINATION BASED ON NATIONALITY BETWEEN WORKERS OF THE MEMBER STATES AS REGARDS EMPLOYMENT , REMUNERATION AND OTHER CONDITIONS OF WORK AND EMPLOYMENT .

3 . IT SHALL ENTAIL THE RIGHT , SUBJECT TO LIMITATIONS JUSTIFIED ON GROUNDS OF PUBLIC POLICY , PUBLIC SECURITY OR PUBLIC HEALTH :

( A ) TO ACCEPT OFFERS OF EMPLOYMENT ACTUALLY MADE ;

( B ) TO MOVE FREELY WITHIN THE TERRITORY OF MEMBER STATES FOR THIS PURPOSE ;

( C ) TO STAY IN A MEMBER STATE FOR THE PURPOSE OF EMPLOYMENT IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE PROVISIONS GOVERNING THE EMPLOYMENT OF NATIONALS OF THAT STATE LAID DOWN BY LAW , REGULATION OR ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION ;

( D ) TO REMAIN IN THE TERRITORY OF A MEMBER STATE AFTER HAVING BEEN EMPLOYED IN THAT STATE , SUBJECT TO CONDITIONS WHICH SHALL BE EMBODIED IN IMPLEMENTING REGULATIONS TO BE DRAWN UP BY THE COMMISSION .

4 . THE PROVISIONS OF THIS ARTICLE SHALL NOT APPLY TO EMPLOYMENT IN THE PUBLIC SERVICE .

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