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European Union Act 2011

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

113.This section provides for parliamentary approval of the Transitional Protocol on MEPs (‘MEPs Protocol’) for the purposes of section 5 of the 2008 Act. Subsection (2) provides that the MEPs Protocol is to be included in the definition of ‘the Treaties’ contained in section 1(2) of the European Communities Act 1972.

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