This House of Lords Library briefing has been prepared in advance of the second reading in the House of Lords of the European Union (Approvals) Bill on 25 October 2017.Jump to full report >>
The European Union (Approvals) Bill is a short Government bill with only one substantive clause. Its purpose is to approve draft decisions of the Council of the European Union on the participation of the Republics of Serbia and Albania as observers in the work of the European Agency for Fundamental Rights, and to sign and then conclude an agreement between the EU and Canada which would allow enhanced cooperation on competition matters.
Lords Library notes LLN-2017-0071
Author: James Tobin
Topic: EU law and treaties