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European Union (Approval of Treaty Amendment Decision) Bill [HL]


 

European Union (Approval of Treaty Amendment Decision) Bill [HL]

 
 

EXPLANATORY NOTES

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

published separately as HL Bill 3—EN.

EUROPEAN CONVENTION ON HUMAN RIGHTS

Lord Howell of Guildford 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 (Approval of Treaty Amendment

Decision) Bill [HL] are compatible with the Convention rights.

 
HL Bill 355/2
 

 


 

European Union (Approval of Treaty Amendment

 

Decision) Bill [HL]

 

 
 

Contents

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Approval of EU decision relating to stability mechanism

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Extent, commencement and short title

 

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European Union (Approval of Treaty Amendment Decision) Bill [HL]

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A

Bill

To

Make provision for the purposes of section 3 of the European Union Act 2011

in relation to the European Council decision of 25 March 2011 amending

Article 136 of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union with

regard to a stability mechanism for Member States whose currency is the euro. 

Be it enacted by the Queen’s most Excellent Majesty, by and with the advice and

consent of the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, and Commons, in this present

Parliament assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:—

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Approval of EU decision relating to stability mechanism

(1)   

The following provisions have effect for the purposes of section 3 of the

European Union Act 2011 (which sets out requirements to be met before a

Minister of the Crown may confirm the approval by the United Kingdom of a

decision adopted under Article 48(6) of the Treaty on European Union).

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(2)   

The European Council decision of 25 March 2011 amending Article 136 of the

Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union with regard to a stability

mechanism for Member States whose currency is the euro (2011/199/EU) is

approved.

(3)   

That decision does not fall within section 4 of the European Union Act 2011

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(cases where treaty or Article 48(6) decision attracts a referendum).

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Extent, commencement and short title

(1)   

This Act extends to the whole of the United Kingdom.

(2)   

This Act comes into force on the day on which it is passed.

(3)   

This Act may be cited as the European Union (Approval of Treaty Amendment

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Decision) Act 2012.

 

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European Union (Approval of Treaty Amendment Decision) Bill [HL]

 
 

A

Bill

To Make provision for the purposes of section 3 of the European Union Act

2011 in relation to the European Council decision of 25 March 2011 amending

Article 136 of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union with

regard to a stability mechanism for Member States whose currency is the euro. 

 


 
 


 
 


 
 

Lord Howell of Guildford

 
 

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