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Treaty of Accession 1994

Treaty concerning the accession of the Republic of Austria, the Kingdom of Sweden, the Republic of Finland and the Kingdom of Norway to the European Union
Countries involved in the treaty, with newly joining countries in yellow, countries who did not join in red, and existing EU countries in blue.
Signed 26 July 1994
Location Brussels
Effective 1 January 1995
Condition ratification by Norway, Austria, Finland or Sweden and all 12 Member States of the European Union
Signatories 16
15 / 16
Depositary Government of the Italian Republic
Languages All 9 official Languages of the European Union, Norwegian, Finnish and Swedish

The Treaty of Accession 1994 was the agreement between the member states of the European Union and four countries (Norway, Austria, Finland and Sweden), concerning these countries' accession into the EU. It entered into force on 1 January 1995. The Treaty arranged accession of Austria, Finland and Sweden to the EU and amended earlier Treaties of the European Union. As such it is an integral part of the constitutional basis of the European Union. Norway failed to join the EU because its referendum did not pass.[1][2]


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