The COMMUNICATION FROM the
the Federal Ministry of Foreign Affairs
The Federal Ministry of Foreign Affairs declares that on 11 July. December
1991 in Brussels was signed the agreement between the Czech and Slovak
Federative Republic of Brazil and the Commission of the European communities on the establishment
Representation of the Commission of the European communities in the Czech and Slovak
Federal Republic and its privileges and immunities.
With the agreement have expressed their approval of the Federal Assembly of the Czech and Slovak
The Federal Republic and the President of the Czech and Slovak Federal
The Republic has ratified it.
Agreement entered into force, pursuant to article 6 on 10 December. April
The Czech version of the agreement shall be published at the same time.
between the Czech and Slovak Federal Republic and by the Commission of the European
community on the establishment of the representation of the European Commission in the
Czech and Slovak Federal Republic and its privileges and immunities
Czech and Slovak Federal Republic and the Commission of the European
Community (hereinafter referred to as the Commission),
Desiring to further consolidate and develop the friendly relations and cooperation between the
The Czech and Slovak Federal Republic and the European communities,
intending to lay down the conditions for the establishment of the Commission representation in
the territory of the Czech and Slovak Federal Republic and the Edit privileges and
immunity of this Representation,
They agreed on the following:
Czech and Slovak Federal Republic agrees with the establishment of representative offices
The Commission, in its territory.
1. the European Community – the European coal and Steel Community, the European
Economic Community and the European Atomic Energy Community-
they are on the territory of the Czech and Slovak Federal Republic legal
2. the European Community shall be authorised to conclude contracts, to acquire
movable and immovable property and to dispose of it, if it is needed to
the efficient performance of their duties, act before the courts and be
represented for this purpose by the Commission.
1. the delegation of the Commission, its leaders and members, as well as members of their
families, who are members of their household, shall have in the territory of the Czech and
Slovak Federal Republic the rights, privileges and immunities, as well as
the obligations correspond to rights and obligations set out in the Vienna
Convention on diplomatic relations of 18. April 1961 and which have
diplomatic missions in the Czech and Slovak Federal Republic, their
leaders, members, as well as members of their families who are nationals of
of their household.
2. the other provisions of the Vienna Convention on diplomatic relations of 18.
April 1961 shall apply mutatis mutandis.
3. The rights, privileges and immunities shall be provided on condition that the
accordance with the provisions of article 17 of the Protocol on the privileges and immunities of the
Of the European Communities annexed to the Treaty establishing a single Council
and a single Commission of the European communities, signed in Brussels on 8.
April 1965, the Member States of the European communities and shall grant the same
the rights, privileges and immunities of mission to Czech and Slovak Federal Republic on the
Of the European communities, its Manager, members, and members of their
families living in their household.
Czech and Slovak Federal Republic recognises the Laissezpasser released
The European communities to their officials and other servants
institutions as valid travel documents.
Disputes concerning the interpretation or application of this Agreement shall be resolved
negotiations between the two parties in order to reach an amicable solution.
Each Contracting Party shall notify the other party that the requirements have been met
According to the relevant procedures relating to the approval of this agreement, which
shall enter into force on the date of adoption of the second notification.
In witness whereof the undersigned, duly authorised to do so, have signed this
Done at Brussels, 11 March 2005. December 1991 in duplicate in the Czech, and
the English language, both texts being equally authentic.
For the Czech and Slovak
Federal Republic Of:
Karel Lukas in r.
For The Commission
Of the European Communities:
Horst-Guenter Krenzler in r.