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Established Nov 1993, with the title K4 Committee, by governments of countries of the H-XF0662 - European Communities (EC), to establish Cooperation in the Field of Justice and Home Affairs (CJHA) as the 'third pillar' of F-XF2147 - European Union (EU) within the framework of T-XT9113 - Treaty on European Union (Maastricht Treaty). The T-XT9706 - Treaty of Amsterdam, signed 2 Oct 1997 following agreement among the Heads of State and Government 16-17 Jun 1997, Amsterdam (Netherlands), at a meeting of E-XE7976 - European Council, established a new section on freedom, security and justice, bringing some areas previously within the remit of the 'third pillar' into the framework of the Community. Functions as a Council working group. Subsequently changed title to Comité de l'article 36 (CATS) -- Article 36 Committee, when the EU treaty was renumbered. Ceased to exist since entry into force of Treaty of Lisbon Treaty.


Coordinate the competent working groups in the field of police and judicial cooperation (third pillar); prepare the relevant work of the Permanent Representatives Committee.


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