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Document 12016E189

Consolidated version of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union
PART THREE - UNION POLICIES AND INTERNAL ACTIONS
TITLE XIX - RESEARCH AND TECHNOLOGICAL DEVELOPMENT AND SPACE
Article 189

OJ C 202, 7.6.2016, p. 131–132 (BG, ES, CS, DA, DE, ET, EL, EN, FR, GA, HR, IT, LV, LT, HU, MT, NL, PL, PT, RO, SK, SL, FI, SV)

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ELI: http://data.europa.eu/eli/treaty/tfeu_2016/art_189/oj

7.6.2016   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

C 202/131


Article 189

1.   To promote scientific and technical progress, industrial competitiveness and the implementation of its policies, the Union shall draw up a European space policy. To this end, it may promote joint initiatives, support research and technological development and coordinate the efforts needed for the exploration and exploitation of space.

2.   To contribute to attaining the objectives referred to in paragraph 1, the European Parliament and the Council, acting in accordance with the ordinary legislative procedure, shall establish the necessary measures, which may take the form of a European space programme, excluding any harmonisation of the laws and regulations of the Member States.

3.   The Union shall establish any appropriate relations with the European Space Agency.

4.   This Article shall be without prejudice to the other provisions of this Title.


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