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Document 12012E017

Consolidated version of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union
PART ONE - PRINCIPLES
TITLE II - PROVISIONS HAVING GENERAL APPLICATION
Article 17

OJ C 326, 26.10.2012, p. 55–55 (BG, ES, CS, DA, DE, ET, EL, EN, FR, IT, LV, LT, HU, MT, NL, PL, PT, RO, SK, SL, FI, SV)

In force

ELI: http://data.europa.eu/eli/treaty/tfeu_2012/art_17/oj

26.10.2012   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

C 326/1


CONSOLIDATED VERSION OF THE TREATY ON THE FUNCTIONING OF THE EUROPEAN UNION

PART ONE

PRINCIPLES

TITLE II

PROVISIONS HAVING GENERAL APPLICATION

Article 17

1.   The Union respects and does not prejudice the status under national law of churches and religious associations or communities in the Member States.

2.   The Union equally respects the status under national law of philosophical and non-confessional organisations.

3.   Recognising their identity and their specific contribution, the Union shall maintain an open, transparent and regular dialogue with these churches and organisations.


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