The term provision is used to describe a definable element in a piece of legislation that has legislative effect – such as a Part, Chapter or section. A version of a provision is prospective either:
Commencement Orders listed in the ‘Changes to Legislation’ box as not yet applied may bring this prospective version into force.
Note: Point in time prospective is the latest available view of the legislation that includes by default all the prospective changes that might come into force.
There are outstanding changes not yet made by the legislation.gov.uk editorial team to European Union Act 2011. Any changes that have already been made by the team appear in the content and are referenced with annotations.
Changes and effects yet to be applied by the editorial team are only applicable when viewing the latest version or prospective version of legislation. They are therefore not accessible when viewing legislation as at a specific point in time. To view the ‘Changes to Legislation’ information for this provision return to the latest version view using the options provided in the ‘What Version’ box above.
(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(3)The following enactments (which are superseded by the provisions of this Part) are repealed—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.
Latest with prospective:Latest with prospective is the latest available (revised) version of the legislation but includes the prospective versions of individual provisions where they exist. This point in time view of the legislation becomes available after clicking a prospective version of a provision via Advanced Features > Show Timeline of Changes.
Text created by the government department responsible for the subject matter of the Act to explain what the Act sets out to achieve and to make the Act accessible to readers who are not legally qualified. Explanatory Notes were introduced in 1999 and accompany all Public Acts except Appropriation, Consolidated Fund, Finance and Consolidation Acts.
Click 'View More' or select 'More Resources' tab for additional information including: