European Union (Accessions) Act 1994

JurisdictionUK Non-devolved
Citation1994 c. 38


European Union(Accessions) Act 1994

1994 CHAPTER 38

An Act to amend the definition of ‘the Treaties’ and ‘the Community Treaties’ in section 1(2) of the European Communities Act 1972 so as to include the treaty concerning the accession of the Kingdom of Norway, the Republic of Austria, the Republic of Finland and the Kingdom of Sweden to the European Union; and to approve that treaty for the purposes of section 6 of the European Parliamentary Elections Act 1978.

[3rd November 1994]

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 (m) there shall be inserted the words ‘and

(n) the treaty concerning the accession of the Kingdom of Norway, the Republic of Austria, the Republic of Finland and the Kingdom of Sweden to the European Union, signed at Corfu on 24th June 1994;’.

S-2 Powers of European Parliament.

2 Powers of European Parliament.

2. For the purposes of section 6 of the European Parliamentary Elections Act 1978the treaty concerning the accession of the Kingdom of Norway, the Republic of Austria, the Republic of Finland and the Kingdom of Sweden to the European Union, signed at Corfu on 24th June 1994, is approved.

S-3 Short title.

3 Short title.

3. This Act may be cited as theEuropean Union (Accessions) Act 1994.

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