House of Commons
|Session 2001- 02|
Other Public Bills before Parliament
Arrangement of Clauses (Contents)
|European Communities (Amendment) Bill
B I L L
Make provision consequential on the Treaty signed at Nice on 26th February 2001 amending the Treaty on European Union, the Treaties establishing the European Cornmunities and certain related Acts.
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:-
1 Incorporation of provisions of the Treaty of Nice
2 References to the European Court etcIn Part 2 of Schedule 1 to the European Communities Act 1972 (definitions relating to Communities), at the end of the definition of "European Court" there shall be added "or the Court of First Instance, and any reference to a court attached to the European Court is a reference to a judicial panel attached to the Court of First Instance".
3 Approval of increase in powers of European ParliamentFor the purpose of section 6 of the European Parliamentary Elections Act 1978 (c. 10) (approval of treaties increasing the Parliament's powers) the Treaty signed at Nice on 26th February 2001 amending the Treaty on European Union, the Treaties establishing the European Communities and certain related Acts is approved.
4 Short titleThis Act may be cited as the European Communities (Amendment) Act 2001.
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