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(1)In section 5 of the European Union (Amendment) Act 2008 (amendment of founding treaties)—
(a)in subsection (2), for the words from “amends” onwards substitute “ amends the Treaty establishing the European Atomic Energy Community (signed at Rome on 25th March 1957). ”, and
(b)accordingly, in the heading, for “founding treaties” substitute “ Euratom Treaty ”.
(2)In section 23 of the Constitutional Reform and Governance Act 2010 (section 20 of that Act not to apply to certain descriptions of treaties), in subsection (1)—
(a)omit paragraph (a),
(b)in paragraph (b), for “founding Treaties” substitute “ Treaty establishing European Atomic Energy Community ”, and
(c)at the end insert—
“(c)a treaty that is subject to a requirement imposed by Part 1 of the European Union Act 2011 (restrictions on treaties and decisions relating to EU).”
(3)The following enactments (which are superseded by the provisions of this Part) are repealed—
(a)section 2 of the European Communities (Amendment) Act 1993,
(b)section 1(2) and (3) of the European Communities (Amendment) Act 2002,
(c)section 12 of the European Parliamentary Elections Act 2002, and
(d)section 6 of the European Union (Amendment) Act 2008.
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