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Treaty establishing the European Community (Amsterdam consolidated version) - Part Three: Community policies - Title VII: Economic and monetary policy - Chapter 3: Institutional provisions - Article 113 - Article 109b - EC Treaty (Maastricht consolidated version)

Official Journal C 340 , 10/11/1997 P. 0224 - Consolidated version
Official Journal C 224 , 31/08/1992 P. 0038 - Consolidated version


Treaty establishing the European Community (Amsterdam consolidated version)

Article 113

1. The President of the Council and a member of the Commission may participate, without having the right to vote, in meetings of the Governing Council of the ECB.

The President of the Council may submit a motion for deliberation to the Governing Council of the ECB.

2. The President of the ECB shall be invited to participate in Council meetings when the Council is discussing matters relating to the objectives and tasks of the ESCB.

3. The ECB shall address an annual report on the activities of the ESCB and on the monetary policy of both the previous and current year to the European Parliament, the Council and the Commission, and also to the European Council. The President of the ECB shall present this report to the Council and to the European Parliament, which may hold a general debate on that basis.

The President of the ECB and the other members of the Executive Board may, at the request of the European Parliament or on their own initiative, be heard by the competent committees of the European Parliament.