The plenipotentiaries standing outside the 15th-century Jerónimos Monastery, which was the venue, having signed the treaty
On the Brexit referendum, Copeland voted to leave — by 23,528 to 14,419, while it was official Labour Party policy to remain. Corbyn — despite being a long-term euroskeptic — has now ordered his party to back triggering Article 50 of the Treaty of Lisbon — the formal starting gun for Brexit — despite his own party being split.
The Treaty of Lisbon (initially known as the Reform Treaty) is an international agreement which amends the two treaties which form the constitutional basis of the European Union (EU). The Treaty of Lisbon was signed by the EU member states on 13 December 2007, and entered into force on 1 December 2009. It amends the Maastricht Treaty (1993), which also is known as the Treaty on European Union, and the Treaty of Rome (1958), which also is known as the Treaty establishing the European…
The European Court of Justice and external relations law : constitutional challenges / edited by Marise Cremona and Anne Thies. This volume appraises the role, self-perception, reasoning, and impact of the European Court of Justice on the development of EU external relations law. Against the background of the recent recasting of the EU treaties by the Treaty of Lisbon - and at a time when questions arise over the character of the
New powers for the European Commission, European Parliament and European Court of Justice, for example in the field of justice and home affairs. The parliament will be on an equal footing with the Council - the grouping of member states' governments - for most legislation, including the budget and agriculture. This is called "co-decision". Removal of national vetoes in a number of areas, including fighting climate change, energy security and emergency aid. Unanimity will still be required in…
THE TREATY OF LISBON: The Lisbon Treaty incorporates the most important features of a draft Constitution. This was the fruitful outcome of the European Convention and was based on a public debate amongst parliamentarians of all member states with members of the European Parliament, representatives of the governments and of the European Commission.