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"Within the competence of the Treaty and notwithstanding the requirements of the other Clauses in the Treaties, each decision under the Treaties shall not discriminate on the grounds of Nationality, Race, Gender, Sexual Orientation, Age, Disability, Religion or Social Status.
For the purpose of this Treaty, discrimination is defined as violation or disadvantage in the development of persons in equal opportunities in life, society and self-determined lifestyle. Every plan and action must be governed by the principle of equal rights.
The EU must take into consideration in all activities governed by the Treaty, the rights and needs of disabled persons."