In this section you will find all of EFTA's legal documents related to:
• The EFTA Convention
• The EEA Agreement
• EFTA's free trade relations
These documents, which are updated regularly, have been divided into sections by subject.
The European Free Trade Association (EFTA) was established by a Convention signed in Stockholm on 4 January 1960.
EEA documents: The full text of the EEA Agreement, including protocols and annexes that are updated monthly, the Final Act of the Agreement, Joint Committee Decisions and the EEA Supplement.
Free Trade Agreements and Declarations on Cooperation that EFTA has with third countries (non-EU Member States), as well as Bilateral Agreements and Additional Protocols.
The EEA Agreement explicitly states that a country which becomes a member of the EU shall also apply to become party to the EEA Agreement (Article 128).
Legal documents of the Standing Committee and Committee of EFTA Members of Parliament.
The Agreements for the EFTA Surveillance Authority and for the EFTA Court.
Explanations for the commonly-used abbreviations and legal terms relating to the EEA Agreement and free trade agreements.
Fact Sheet EEA Legal Texts
Brief Guide to the Updated EFTA Convention