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Table 1 Period of transitional arrangements by country for EU8 and EU2 nationals

From: Eastward enlargements of the European Union, transitional arrangements and self-employment

Country EU-8 EU-2
Austria 2004–2011 2007–2014
Belgium 2004–2009 2007–2014
Denmark 2004–2009 2007–2009
Finland 2004–2006 No TAs
France 2004–2008 2007–2014
Greece 2004–2006 2007–2009
Germany 2004–2011 2007–2014
Ireland No TAs 2007–2014
Italy 2004–2006 2007–2012
Luxembourg 2004–2007 2007–2014
Netherlands 2004–2007 2007–2014
Portugal 2004–2006 2007–2009
Spain 2004–2006 2007–2009; 2011–2014*
Sweden No TAs No TAs
UK No TAs 2007–2014
  1. *Spain lifted restrictions for Romania and Bulgaria in 2009, but reintroduced them for Romania in 2011 using the safeguard clause set out in the Accession Treaty