Free Movement of Goods

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EU (Free Movement of Goods) Mind Map on Free Movement of Goods, created by rhiannonfayemcdonald on 04/30/2013.

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Free Movement of Goods
1 Principle aim of original EEC Treaty
1.1 TEU Art.3(3): Creation of a common market
1.1.1 Free movement of factors of production (goods, services, person & capital) What are goods? Not defined in Treaties Commission v Italy (Art Treasures) Case 7/68 - "products which can be valued in money and which are capable, as such, of forming the subject of commercial transactions"
1.1.2 Then... TFEU Art.26(1) - "The union shall adopt measures with the aim of establishing or ensuring the functioning of the internal market, in accordance with the relevant provisions of the Treaties" TFEU Art.26(2) - The internal market shall comprise an area without internal frontiers in which the free movement of goods, persons,services and capital is ensured in accordance with the provisions of the Treaties"
1.1.3 Dismantle existing barriers and prohibit new barriers to trade National measures prohibited if a barrier to trade Can be financial/non-financial
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