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European Union Act 2011

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. Part 1 Restrictions on treaties and decisions relating to EU

    1. Introductory

      1. 1.Interpretation of Part 1

    2. Restrictions relating to amendments of TEU or TFEU

      1. 2.Treaties amending or replacing TEU or TFEU

      2. 3.Amendment of TFEU under simplified revision procedure

      3. 4.Cases where treaty or Article 48(6) decision attracts a referendum

      4. 5.Statement to be laid before Parliament

    3. Restrictions relating to other decisions under TEU or TFEU

      1. 6.Decisions requiring approval by Act and by referendum

      2. 7.Decisions requiring approval by Act

      3. 8.Decisions under Article 352 of TFEU

      4. 9.Approval required in connection with Title V of Part 3 of TFEU

      5. 10.Parliamentary control of certain decisions not requiring approval by Act

    4. Further provisions about referendums held in pursuance of section 2, 3 or 6

      1. 11.Persons entitled to vote in referendum

      2. 12.Separate questions

      3. 13.Role of Electoral Commission

    5. Supplementary

      1. 14.Consequential amendments and repeals relating to Part 1

  3. Part 2 Implementation of transitional Protocol on MEPs

    1. 15.Protocol on MEPs: approval, and addition to list of treaties

    2. 16.Number of MEPs and electoral regions

    3. 17.Election of additional MEP

  4. Part 3 General

    1. Status of EU law

      1. 18.Status of EU law dependent on continuing statutory basis

    2. Final provisions

      1. 19.Financial provisions

      2. 20.Extent

      3. 21.Commencement

      4. 22.Short title

    1. Schedule 1

      Treaty provisions where amendment removing need for unanimity, consensus or common accord would attract referendum

      1. Part 1 Provisions of the Treaty on European Union

      2. Part 2 Provisions of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union

    2. Schedule 2

      Election of additional MEP

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