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Summary of Treaty


GENERAL DATA
Official Title Protocol to the Euro-Mediterranean Agreement establishing an Association between the European Communities and their Member States, of the one part, and the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, of the other part, to take account of the accession of the Czech Republic, the Republic of Estonia, the Republic of Cyprus, the Republic of Hungary, the Republic of Latvia, the Republic of Lithuania, the Republic of Malta, the Republic of Poland, the Republic of Slovenia, and the Slovak Republic to the European Union
Type of Agreement Bilateral
Place of Signature Luxembourg
Date of Signature 31/05/2005
Date of Entry Into Force 01/08/2006
Duration Indefinite
Objective of Agreement To enable the accession of the new EU Member States to the Euro-Mediterranean Association Agreement with Jordan.
Remarks According to the terms of Article 6(2) of the Act of Accession of the new EU Member States to the EU, accession of the new EU Member States to the Euro-Mediterranean Association Agreement is to be agreed by means of a protocol to this Agreement. The same article provides for a simplified procedure, whereby the protocol is to be concluded by the Council, acting unanimously on behalf of the Member States, and by the third country concerned. This procedure is without prejudice to the Community’s own competences. The most important aspects of the protocol are provision for the accession of the new Member States to the EU-Jordan Association Agreement and inclusion of the new official languages of the EU. Provisional application as from 1 May 2004.
OJ Reference L283, 26/10/2005, p. 3
Depositary Council of the European Union
Contracting Parties European Community, Austria, Belgium, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Jordan, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, United Kingdom
Authentic Texts Arabic, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hungarian, Italian, Latvian, Lithuanian, Maltese, Polish, Portuguese, Slovakian, Slovenian, Spanish, Swedish
Subject Matters External Relations
association
Clause(s)
Entry into force conditions Article 10 Protocol
Management Association Committee (Article 3)
EU PARTICIPATION
Ratification Status NOT
Conclusion Decision Council Decision of 13 December 2004 on the signing and provisional application of a Protocol to the Euro-Mediterranean Agreement establishing an Association between the European Communities and their Member States, of the one part, and the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, of the other part, to take account of the accession of the Czech Republic, the Republic of Estonia, the Republic of Cyprus, the Republic of Hungary, the Republic of Latvia, the Republic of Lithuania, the Republic of Malta, the Republic of Poland, the Republic of Slovenia, and the Slovak Republic to the European Union; OJ L283 of 26/10/2005, p.2
Competence Exclusive
Legal Basis Treaty EC: Article 310


Last Update :   18/09/2007