European Communities (Spanish and Portuguese Accession) Act 1985

JurisdictionUK Non-devolved
Citation1985 c. 75


European Communities(Spanish and PortugueseAccession) Act 1985

1985 CHAPTER 75

An Act to extend the meaning in Acts, Measures and subordinate legislation of ‘the Treaties’ and ‘the Community Treaties’ in connection with the accession of the Kingdom of Spain and the Portuguese Republic to the European Communities.

Be it enacted by the Queen's most Excellent Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, and Commons, in this present Parliament assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:—

S-1 Extended meaning of ‘the Treaties’ and ‘the Community Treaties’.

1 Extended meaning of ‘the Treaties’ and ‘the Community Treaties’.

1. In section 1(2) of the European Communities Act 1972, in the definition of ‘the Treaties’ and ‘the Community Treaties’, after paragraph (f ) (inserted by the European Communities (Finance) Act 1985) there shall be inserted the words ‘and

g ) the treaty relating to the accession of the Kingdom of Spain and the Portuguese Republic to the European Economic Community and to the European Atomic Energy Community, signed at Lisbon and Madrid on 12th June 1985; and
h ) the decision, of 11th June 1985, of the Council relating to the accession of the Kingdom of Spain and the Portuguese Republic to the European Coal and Steel Community;’.
S-2 Short title.

2 Short title.

2. This Act may be cited as theEuropean Communities (Spanish and Portuguese Accession) Act 1985.

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