Schengen Zone Agreement

Schengen Zone Agreement

However, prior to the adoption of certain new legislation, consultations will be held with the countries concerned. [14] The agreement began five years later with its concrete implementation. On 19 June 1990, the same countries met to sign a Convention implementing the Schengen Agreement, which then included: differences between Member States led to an impasse on the abolition of border controls within the Community, but in 1985 five of the ten Member States at the time – Belgium, France, Luxembourg, the Netherlands and West Germany – have signed an agreement on the phasing out of border controls. The agreement was signed on the princess marie-astrid boat on the Moselle, near the city of Schengen, Luxembourg,[5] where the territories of France, Germany and Luxembourg meet.