National Report for Ireland: Preparing the EU for the Future? Necessary Revisions of Primary Law after the Non-Ratification of the Treaty Establishing a Constitution for Europe
24 Pages Posted: 23 Apr 2008
Date Written: May 2008
This report answers general questions arising from the Treaty establishing a Constitution for Europe (TECE); identifies provisions of the TECE which gave rise to legal or constitutional concerns in Ireland; and reflects on the attitude of Irish political actors regarding the negotiation and ratification of a new EU Treaty.
Keywords: European Union, Constitution, Lisbon Treaty, Ireland
JEL Classification: K33
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