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Document 12016M012

Consolidated version of the Treaty on European Union
TITLE II - PROVISIONS ON DEMOCRATIC PRINCIPLES
Article 12

OJ C 202, 7.6.2016, p. 21–21 (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/teu_2016/art_12/oj

7.6.2016   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

C 202/21


Article 12

National Parliaments contribute actively to the good functioning of the Union:

(a)

through being informed by the institutions of the Union and having draft legislative acts of the Union forwarded to them in accordance with the Protocol on the role of national Parliaments in the European Union;

(b)

by seeing to it that the principle of subsidiarity is respected in accordance with the procedures provided for in the Protocol on the application of the principles of subsidiarity and proportionality;

(c)

by taking part, within the framework of the area of freedom, security and justice, in the evaluation mechanisms for the implementation of the Union policies in that area, in accordance with Article 70 of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union, and through being involved in the political monitoring of Europol and the evaluation of Eurojust's activities in accordance with Articles 88 and 85 of that Treaty;

(d)

by taking part in the revision procedures of the Treaties, in accordance with Article 48 of this Treaty;

(e)

by being notified of applications for accession to the Union, in accordance with Article 49 of this Treaty;

(f)

by taking part in the inter-parliamentary cooperation between national Parliaments and with the European Parliament, in accordance with the Protocol on the role of national Parliaments in the European Union.


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