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European Union (Amendment) Bill


 

European Union (Amendment) Bill

 
 

EXPLANATORY NOTES

Explanatory notes to the Bill, prepared by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, are

published separately as HL Bill 40—EN.

EUROPEAN CONVENTION ON HUMAN RIGHTS

Baroness Ashton of Upholland has made the following statement under section

19(1)(a) of the Human Rights Act 1998:

In my view the provisions of the European Union (Amendment) Bill are compatible

with the Convention rights.

 

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European Union (Amendment) Bill

 

 
 

Contents

1   

The Treaty of Lisbon

2   

Addition to list of treaties

3   

Changes of terminology

4   

Increase of powers of European Parliament

5   

Amendment of founding treaties

6   

Parliamentary control of decisions

7   

Short title

8   

Commencement

Schedule   —   

Changes of Terminology

Part 1   —   

European Communities Act 1972

Part 2   —   

Interpretation Act 1978

 

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