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Document 12002E013

Treaty establishing the European Community (Nice consolidated version)
Part One: Principles
Article 13

OJ C 325, 24.12.2002, p. 43–43 (ES, DA, DE, EL, EN, FR, IT, NL, PT, FI, SV)

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12002E013

Treaty establishing the European Community (Nice consolidated version) - Part One: Principles - Article 13

Official Journal C 325 , 24/12/2002 P. 0043 - 0043
Official Journal C 340 , 10/11/1997 P. 0185 - Consolidated version


Treaty establishing the European Community (Nice consolidated version)

Part One: Principles

Article 13

Article 13

1. Without prejudice to the other provisions of this Treaty and within the limits of the powers conferred by it upon the Community, the Council, acting unanimously on a proposal from the Commission and after consulting the European Parliament, may take appropriate action to combat discrimination based on sex, racial or ethnic origin, religion or belief, disability, age or sexual orientation.

2. By way of derogation from paragraph 1, when the Council adopts Community incentive measures, excluding any harmonisation of the laws and regulations of the Member States, to support action taken by the Member States in order to contribute to the achievement of the objectives referred to in paragraph 1, it shall act in accordance with the procedure referred to in Article 251.

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