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First Commission hearings

Event date: 02/09/2019

First Commission hearings
Formal hearings of commissioners-designate were introduced as a result of the Maastricht Treaty. The first Commission to be subject to this new procedure was the Santer Commission in 1995. The Santer Commission was appointed by the Council on 23 January for the period 1995–2000. It took office on 1 February.

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