Cross-border Services

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Requirements which can be imposed by Member States on cross-border services in relation to the E.U. Services Directive

The following is an examination of requirements which can be imposed by member states on cross-border services regarding the European Union Servicies Directive [1]:

Requirements which can be imposed by Member States on cross-border services: the Freedom to Provide Services clause and related derogations

Article 16(1) prohibits Member States from making access to or exercise of a service activity subject to requirements which are not justified by one of the four reasons referred to in Article 16(1) and (3). In addition, any such requirements have to comply with the principles of non-discrimination, necessity and proportionality.

Requirements which can be imposed by Member States on cross-border services in relation to the E.U. Services Directive

The following reviews some of the entries in this European legal encyclopedia about requirements which can be imposed by member states on cross-border services regarding the European Union Servicies Directive:

  • Non-discrimination
  • Proportionality
  • The four reasons referred to in Article 16(1) and (3)
  • The list of requirements in Article 16(2)

Resources

Notes

  1. Information on requirements which can be imposed by member states on cross-border services based on the EU Services Directive Handbook, UK Government

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