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Document 41995X0101(01)

Joint Declaration on Article 31 of the Decision adjusting the instruments concerning the accession of the new Member States to the European Union

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41995X0101(01)

Joint Declaration on Article 31 of the Decision adjusting the instruments concerning the accession of the new Member States to the European Union

Official Journal L 001 , 01/01/1995 P. 0221 - 0221


JOINT DECLARATION on Article 31 of the Decision adjusting the instruments concerning the accession of the new Member States to the European Union

The new Member States will take part in a system involving the rotation of three Advocates-General in the alphabetical order applied at present, it being understood that Germany, France, Italy, Spain and the United Kingdom will not take part in that system, as they will have a permanent Advocate-General each. The alphabetical order is thus the following:

Belgique (1988-1994), Danmark (1991-1997), Ellas (1994-2000), Ireland, Luxembourg, Nederland, Österreich, Portugal, Suomi, Sverige.

An Advocate-General of Spanish nationality, an Advocate-General of Irish nationality and an Advocate-General of Italian nationality shall be appointed as from the date of accession. The term of office of the Spanish Advocate-General will expire on 6 October 1997 and that of the Irish Advocate-General as well as that of the Italian Advocate-General appointed as from the date of accession will expire on 6 October 2000.

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