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The treaty establishing a constitution for Europe: part III
Published Friday, October 8, 2004 | Commons Briefing papers RP04-75
This Paper looks at Part III of the Treaty Establishing a Constitution for Europe (the European Constitution), which was agreed at the Intergovernmental Conference on 18 June 2004 and published in edited form on 6 August 2004.
Proposals for a referendum on the new European constitution
Published Thursday, May 27, 2004 | Commons Briefing papers SN03064
This note examines the practical implications of the decision of the Prime Minister, Tony Blair to hold a referendum on the new EU constitution, if agreed at the European summit. UK wide referendums need primary legislation to set the terms of the question being asked,
but the Political Parties, Elections and Referendums Act 2000 regulates the conduct of referendums, setting limits on expenditure.
A Draft Treaty Establishing a European Constitution
Published Monday, July 7, 2003 | Commons Briefing papers RP03-60
The draft treaty establishing a European constitution: technical and constitutional issues in Parts I and IV. House of Commons Library Research paper 03/60.