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Document 12002E042

Treaty establishing the European Community (Nice consolidated version)
Part Three: Community policies
Title III: Free movement of persons, services and capital
Chapter 1: Workers
Article 42
Article 51 - EC Treaty (Maastricht consolidated version)
Article 51 - EEC Treaty

OJ C 325, 24.12.2002, p. 52–52 (ES, DA, DE, EL, EN, FR, IT, NL, PT, FI, SV)

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ELI: http://data.europa.eu/eli/treaty/tec_2002/art_42/oj

12002E042

Treaty establishing the European Community (Nice consolidated version) - Part Three: Community policies - Title III: Free movement of persons, services and capital - Chapter 1: Workers - Article 42 - Article 51 - EC Treaty (Maastricht consolidated version) - Article 51 - EEC Treaty

Official Journal C 325 , 24/12/2002 P. 0052 - 0052
Official Journal C 340 , 10/11/1997 P. 0194 - Consolidated version
Official Journal C 224 , 31/08/1992 P. 0021 - Consolidated version
(EEC Treaty - no official publication available)


Treaty establishing the European Community (Nice consolidated version)

Part Three: Community policies

Title III: Free movement of persons, services and capital

Chapter 1: Workers

Article 42

Article 51 - EC Treaty (Maastricht consolidated version)

Article 51 - EEC Treaty

Article 42

The Council shall, acting in accordance with the procedure referred to in Article 251, adopt such measures in the field of social security as are necessary to provide freedom of movement for workers; to this end, it shall make arrangements to secure for migrant workers and their dependants:

(a) aggregation, for the purpose of acquiring and retaining the right to benefit and of calculating the amount of benefit, of all periods taken into account under the laws of the several countries;

(b) payment of benefits to persons resident in the territories of Member States.

The Council shall act unanimously throughout the procedure referred to in Article 251.

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