What does TEU Treaty stand for?

What does TEU Treaty stand for?

Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union
The Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union (TFEU) is one of two treaties forming the constitutional basis of the European Union (EU), the other being the Treaty on European Union (TEU; also referred to as the Treaty of Maastricht). It was previously known as Treaty Establishing the European Community (TEC).

What is the EC Treaty now known as?

Related Content. One of the two main Treaties that form the basis of EU law. Formerly known as the EC Treaty, the Treaty of Rome or the Treaty establishing the European Community.

What is the difference between TEU and TFEU?

The TEU sets out the objectives and principles of the EU and the TFEU provides the organisational and functional details. The TEU is the current Treaty on the European Union (the Maastricht Treaty), with amendments, and the TFEU is basically the EC Treaty, also with a number of amendments.

What is the significance of Article 10 TEU?

Every citizen shall have the right to participate in the democratic life of the Union. Decisions shall be taken as openly and as closely as possible to the citizen.

What is Article 13 TEU?

1. The Union shall have an institutional framework which shall aim to promote its values, advance its objectives, serve its interests, those of its citizens and those of the Member States, and ensure the consistency, effectiveness and continuity of its policies and actions.

What is Article 12 of the EEC Treaty?

Article 12 EC provides that within the scope of application of this Treaty, and without prejudice to any special provisions contained therein, any dis- crimination on grounds of nationality shall be prohibited.

Is the EC the same as the EU?

The European Community (EC) was an economic association formed by six European member countries in 1957, consisting of three communities that eventually were replaced by the European Union (EU) in 1993.

Is the EEC Treaty the same as TFEU?

the Treaty of Lisbon, which entered into force on 1 December 2009, replacing the EC Treaty with the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union (TFEU).

What is TFEU EU law?

The TFEU is one of 2 primary treaties of the EU, alongside the Treaty on European Union (TEU). It forms the detailed basis of EU law by defining the principles and objectives of the EU and the scope for action within its policy areas. It also sets out organisational and functional details of the EU institutions.

How many articles are in TEU?

Provisions. After the preamble the consolidated treaty text is divided into six parts.