358. Control of prices of minerals.

358.     Control of prices of minerals.

Prices for the sale of coal1 used to be subject to the provisions of the former Treaty establishing the European Coal and Steel Community2, which included powers for the Commission of the European Communities to fix prices3. The Commission proposed a gradual transition of the coal and steel trade into the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union4. The rules of this Treaty as well as the procedural rules and other secondary legislation derived from it have applied to the coal and steel trade since