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Document 12016E059

Consolidated version of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union
PART THREE - UNION POLICIES AND INTERNAL ACTIONS
TITLE IV - FREE MOVEMENT OF PERSONS, SERVICES AND CAPITAL
CHAPTER 3 - SERVICES
Article 59 (ex Article 52 TEC)

OJ C 202, 7.6.2016, p. 71–71 (BG, ES, CS, DA, DE, ET, EL, EN, FR, GA, HR, IT, LV, LT, HU, MT, NL, PL, PT, RO, SK, SL, FI, SV)

In force

ELI: http://data.europa.eu/eli/treaty/tfeu_2016/art_59/oj

7.6.2016   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

C 202/71


Article 59

(ex Article 52 TEC)

1.   In order to achieve the liberalisation of a specific service, the European Parliament and the Council, acting in accordance with the ordinary legislative procedure and after consulting the Economic and Social Committee, shall issue directives.

2.   As regards the directives referred to in paragraph 1, priority shall as a general rule be given to those services which directly affect production costs or the liberalisation of which helps to promote trade in goods.


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