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Document 11957E227

TREATY ESTABLISHING THE EUROPEAN ECONOMIC COMMUNITY, PART SIX - GENERAL AND FINAL PROVISIONS, ARTICLE 227

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11957E227

TREATY ESTABLISHING THE EUROPEAN ECONOMIC COMMUNITY, PART SIX - GENERAL AND FINAL PROVISIONS, ARTICLE 227


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Article 227

1 . This Treaty shall apply to the Kingdom of Belgium , the Kingdom of Denmark , the Federal Republic of Germany , the French Republic , Ireland , the Italian Republic , the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg , the Kingdom of the Netherlands and the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland . (*)

2 . With regard to Algeria and the French overseas departments , the general and particular provisions of this Treaty relating to :

- the free movement of goods ;

- agriculture , save for Article 40 ( 4 ) ;

- the liberalisation of services ;

- the rules on competition ;

- the protective measures provided for in Articles 108 , 109 and 226 ;

- the institutions ,

shall apply as soon as this Treaty enters into force .

The conditions under which the other provisions of this Treaty are to apply shall be determined , within two years of the entry into force of this Treaty , by decisions of the Council , acting unanimously on a proposal from the Commission .

The institutions of the Community will , within the framework of the procedures provided for in this Treaty , in particular Article 226 , take care that the economic and social development of these areas is made possible .

3 . The special arrangements for association set out in Part Four of this Treaty shall apply to the overseas countries and territories listed in Annex IV to this Treaty .

This Treaty shall not apply to those overseas countries and territories having special relations with the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland which are not included in the aforementioned list . (**)

4 . The provisions of this Treaty shall apply to the European territories for whose external relations a Member State is responsible .

5 . (***) Notwithstanding the preceding paragraphs :

( a ) This Treaty shall not apply to the Faroe Islands . The Government of the Kingdom of Denmark may , however , give notice , by a declaration deposited by 31 December 1975 at the latest with the Government of the Italian Republic , which shall transmit a certified copy thereof to each of the Governments of the other Member States , that this Treaty shall apply to those Islands . In that event , this Treaty shall apply to those Islands from the first day of the second month following the deposit of the declaration .

( b ) This Treaty shall not apply to the Sovereign Base Areas of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland in Cyprus .

( c ) This Treaty shall apply to the Channel Islands and the Isle of Man only to the extent necessary to ensure the implementation of the arrangements for those islands set out in the Treaty concerning the accession of new Member States to the European Economic Community and to the European Atomic Energy Community signed on 22 January 1972 .

(*) Paragraph ( 1 ) as amended by Article 26 ( 1 ) of the Act of Accession , modified by Article 15 ( 1 ) of the Adaptation Decision .

(**) Second subparagraph added by Article 26 ( 2 ) of the Act of Accession .

(***) Paragraph 5 added by Article 26 ( 3 ) of the Act of Accession , modified by Article 15 ( 2 ) of the Adaptation Decision .

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