Schengen Agreement

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Schengen Agreement
Agreement atween the Govrenments o the States o the Benelux Economic Union, the Federal Republic o Germany an the French Republic on the gradual aboleetion o checks at thair common borders
Signaturs o the Schengen Agreement on 14 Juin 1985
Signed14 Juin 1985
(35 years, 1 month and 1 day ago)
LocationSchengen, Luxembourg
 West Germany
DepositaryGovrenment o the Grand Duchy o Luxembourg
LeidsDutch, French an German

The Schengen Agreement led tae the creation o Europe's borderless Schengen Aurie in 1995. The treaty wis signed on 14 Juin 1985 atween five o the then ten member states o the European Economic Community near the toun o Schengen in Luxembourg. It proponed the gradual aboleetion o border checks at the signatories' common borders. Measurs proponed includit reduced speed vehicle checks which allaed vehicles tae cross borders wioot stopping, allaeing o residents in border auries freedom tae cross borders away frae fixed checkpynts an the harmonisation o visa policies.[1]

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  1. Respectively Articles 2, 6 and 7 of the Schengen Agreement.