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Document 11997E065

Treaty establishing the European Community (Amsterdam consolidated version)
Part Three: Community policies
Title IV: Visas, asylum, immigration and other policies related to free movement of persons
Article 65

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11997E065

Treaty establishing the European Community (Amsterdam consolidated version) - Part Three: Community policies - Title IV: Visas, asylum, immigration and other policies related to free movement of persons - Article 65

Official Journal C 340 , 10/11/1997 P. 0203 - Consolidated version


Treaty establishing the European Community (Amsterdam consolidated version)

Article 65

Measures in the field of judicial cooperation in civil matters having cross-border implications, to be taken in accordance with Article 67 and insofar as necessary for the proper functioning of the internal market, shall include:

(a) improving and simplifying:

- the system for cross-border service of judicial and extrajudicial documents;

- cooperation in the taking of evidence;

- the recognition and enforcement of decisions in civil and commercial cases, including decisions in extrajudicial cases;

(b) promoting the compatibility of the rules applicable in the Member States concerning the conflict of laws and of jurisdiction;

(c) eliminating obstacles to the good functioning of civil proceedings, if necessary by promoting the compatibility of the rules on civil procedure applicable in the Member States.

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