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Document 11997E226

Treaty establishing the European Community (Amsterdam consolidated version)
Part Five: Institutions of the Community
Title I: Provisions governing the institutions
Chapter 1: The institutions
Section 4: The Court of Justice
Article 226
Article 169 - EC Treaty (Maastricht consolidated version)
Article 169 - EEC Treaty

In force

ELI: http://data.europa.eu/eli/treaty/tec_1997/art_226/oj

11997E226

Treaty establishing the European Community (Amsterdam consolidated version) - Part Five: Institutions of the Community - Title I: Provisions governing the institutions - Chapter 1: The institutions - Section 4: The Court of Justice - Article 226 - Article 169 - EC Treaty (Maastricht consolidated version) - Article 169 - EEC Treaty

Official Journal C 340 , 10/11/1997 P. 0271 - Consolidated version
Official Journal C 224 , 31/08/1992 P. 0061 - Consolidated version
(EEC Treaty - no official publication available)


Treaty establishing the European Community (Amsterdam consolidated version)

Article 226

If the Commission considers that a Member State has failed to fulfil an obligation under this Treaty, it shall deliver a reasoned opinion on the matter after giving the State concerned the opportunity to submit its observations.

If the State concerned does not comply with the opinion within the period laid down by the Commission, the latter may bring the matter before the Court of Justice.

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