Details of Treaty No.019

European Convention on Establishment
Title European Convention on Establishment
Reference CETS No.019
Opening of the treaty Paris, 13/12/1955  - Treaty open for signature by the member States of the Council of Europe
Entry into Force 23/02/1965  - 5 Ratifications.

Under this Convention, each Party guarantees to nationals of the other Parties the following advantages: facilitation of prolonged or permanent residence in its territory; guarantees against possible expulsion; treatment equal to that enjoyed by nationals in respect of the possession and exercise of private rights; legal and judicial protection; and the right to engage in gainful occupations (industrial, commercial, financial and agricultural occupations, skilled crafts and professions), under certain conditions laid down in the Convention.

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