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Document 12007P051

Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union - TITLE VII - GENERAL PROVISIONS GOVERNING THE INTERPRETATION AND APPLICATION OF THE CHARTER - Article 51 - Field of application

OJ C 303, 14.12.2007, p. 13–13 (BG, ES, CS, DA, DE, ET, EL, EN, FR, GA, IT, LV, LT, HU, MT, NL, PL, PT, RO, SK, SL, FI, SV)

No longer in force, Date of end of validity: 30/11/2009; Replaced by 12010P051

ELI: http://data.europa.eu/eli/treaty/char_2007/art_51/oj

12007P051

Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union - TITLE VII - GENERAL PROVISIONS GOVERNING THE INTERPRETATION AND APPLICATION OF THE CHARTER - Article 51 - Field of application

Official Journal 303 , 14/12/2007 P. 0013 - 0013


Article 51

Field of application

1. The provisions of this Charter are addressed to the institutions, bodies, offices and agencies of the Union with due regard for the principle of subsidiarity and to the Member States only when they are implementing Union law. They shall therefore respect the rights, observe the principles and promote the application thereof in accordance with their respective powers and respecting the limits of the powers of the Union as conferred on it in the Treaties.

2. The Charter does not extend the field of application of Union law beyond the powers of the Union or establish any new power or task for the Union, or modify powers and tasks as defined in the Treaties.

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