European Union Act 2011

Sections 4 and 6

SCHEDULE 1Treaty provisions where amendment removing need for unanimity, consensus or common accord would attract referendum

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Part 1Provisions of the Treaty on European Union

  • Article 7(2) (determination by European Council of existence of serious and persistent breach by member State of values referred to in Article 2).

  • Article 14(2) (composition of European Parliament).

  • Article 15(4) (decisions of European Council require consensus).

  • Article 17(5) (number of, and system for appointing, Commissioners).

  • Article 19(2) (appointment of Judges and Advocates-General of European Court of Justice).

  • Article 22(1) (identification of strategic interests and objectives of the EU).

  • Chapter 2 of Title V (specific provisions on the common foreign and security policy).

  • Article 48(3), (4), (6) and (7) (treaty revision procedures).

  • Article 49 (application for EU membership).

  • Article 50(3) (decision of European Council extending time during which treaties apply to state withdrawing from EU).

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

  • Article 19(1) (measures to combat discrimination based on sex, racial or ethnic origin, religion or belief, age or sexual orientation).

  • Article 21(3) (measures concerning social security or social protection).

  • Article 22(1) (arrangements to enable EU citizens living in another member State to stand and vote in local elections in the State in which they reside).

  • Article 22(2) (arrangements to enable such persons to stand and vote in elections to the European Parliament in the State in which they reside).

  • Article 25 (provisions to strengthen or add to the rights of EU citizens listed in Article 20(2) of TFEU).

  • Article 77(3) (provisions concerning passports, identity cards, residence permits etc.).

  • Article 82(2)(d) (minimum rules on criminal procedure).

  • Article 83(1) (decision identifying other areas of crime to which provision is to apply).

  • Article 86(1) and (4) (European Public Prosecutor’s Office).

  • Article 87(3) (police co-operation).

  • Article 89 (cross-border operation by competent authorities).

  • Article 113 (harmonisation of indirect taxes).

  • Article 115 (approximation of national laws affecting internal market).

  • Article 121(2) (broad guidelines of economic policies), so far as relating to a conclusion of the European Council.

  • Article 126(14) (adoption of provisions replacing the protocol on the excessive deficit procedure).

  • Article 127(6) (conferral on European Central Bank of specific tasks relating to prudential supervision).

  • Article 153(2)(b) (measures on working conditions, social security etc.).

  • Article 155(2) (agreements at EU level between management and labour).

  • Article 192(2) (adoption of certain environmental measures).

  • Article 194(3) (energy measures that are primarily of a fiscal nature).

  • Article 203 (decisions establishing procedure for association of countries and territories with the EU).

  • Article 218(8) (certain international agreements).

  • Article 222(3) (decisions on implementation of solidarity clause having defence implications).

  • Article 223(1) (uniform procedures for elections to European Parliament).

  • Article 311 (own resources decisions).

  • Article 312(2) (laying down of multi-annual financial framework).

  • Article 332 (decisions to allow expenditure on enhanced co-operation to be borne by member States other than those participating).

  • Article 333(1) and (2) (enhanced co-operation).

  • Article 346(2) (changes to list of military products exempt from internal market provisions).

  • Article 352(1) (measures to attain objectives of EU in cases where treaties have not provided the necessary powers).