Law Making - European Union Introduction (What are the 4 institutions of…
Law Making - European Union Introduction
When did the UK vote to leave?
in 2016, citizens of the UK voted by referendum to leave the EU
the UK is scheduled to withdraw in March 2021
currently, the UK Government is negotiating the terms of that departure
What Act brought the UK into the EU
the :black_flag: European Communities Act 1972 was the piece of legislation that brought the UK into the European Union
it was known at the time as the European Economic Community
When did they enter?
the date of entry was 1st Jan 1973
since that entry, EU law has been another source of English law
Who founded the EEC?
the EEC was originally founded by a group of European countries, including France and Germany
by the :black_flag: Treaty of Rome in 1957
treaty = a formal agreement between 2 or more countries
What treaties set out the rules of the EU?
:black_flag: Treaty of European Union (TEU)
:black_flag: Treaty of the Function of the European Union (TFEU)
How many countries are in the EU?
known as Member States
What are the 4 institutions of the EU?
the Council of the European Union
the Court of Justice of the European Union
the European Parliament