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Document 12016E240

Consolidated version of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union
PART SIX - INSTITUTIONAL AND FINANCIAL PROVISIONS
TITLE I - INSTITUTIONAL PROVISIONS
CHAPTER 1 - THE INSTITUTIONS
SECTION 3 - THE COUNCIL
Article 240 (ex Article 207 TEC)

OJ C 202, 7.6.2016, p. 154–154 (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_240/oj

7.6.2016   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

C 202/154


Article 240

(ex Article 207 TEC)

1.   A committee consisting of the Permanent Representatives of the Governments of the Member States shall be responsible for preparing the work of the Council and for carrying out the tasks assigned to it by the latter. The Committee may adopt procedural decisions in cases provided for in the Council's Rules of Procedure.

2.   The Council shall be assisted by a General Secretariat, under the responsibility of a Secretary-General appointed by the Council.

The Council shall decide on the organisation of the General Secretariat by a simple majority.

3.   The Council shall act by a simple majority regarding procedural matters and for the adoption of its Rules of Procedure.


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