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CETA is a mixed agreement according to Member States

Member States agreed to consider CETA as a mixed agreement – meaning that some of its provisions fall into the competences of the Member States and not of the European Union. National parliaments of each 28 Member State will thus vote to confirm the whole agreement. Provisions related to EU competences will enter into force as soon as the European Parliament and the Council give their consent while the remaining articles will only apply once all national parliaments have given their green light. At this stage, it has not been decided which parts of the agreement fall into EU or national competences. The Commission is expected to make a proposal on this issue before the summer break.  

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