Legal framework of the organization

These documents reproduce the originals deposited in the CERN archives.

1 CERN's fundamental texts

1.1 Convention for the establishment of a European Organization for Nuclear Research

1.2 Agreements with Host States

1.3 Protocol on the Privileges and Immunities of CERN

1.4 Rules of procedure for the Council (pdf)

2 CERN's internal rules

2.1 Personnel

2.2 Finance and Procurement

3. Safety

4. General Conditions applicable to Experiments at CERN