European Union's Charter of 54 Fundamental Rights
- The provisions of this Charter are addressed to the institutions and bodies
of the Union with due regard for the principle of subsidiarity and to the
Member States only when they are implementing Union law. They shall
therefore respect the rights, observe the principles and promote the
application thereof in accordance with their respective powers.
- This Charter does not establish any new power or task for the Community or
the Union, or modify powers and tasks defined by the Treaties.