Law Approving The Protocol Relating To The Concerns Of The Irish People On The Lisbon Treaty, Done At Brussels On 13 June 2012 (1) (2)

Original Language Title: Loi portant assentiment au Protocole relatif aux préoccupations du peuple irlandais concernant le Traité de Lisbonne, fait à Bruxelles le 13 juin 2012 (1) (2)

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Posted the: 2014-06-13 Numac: 2013015183 Foreign Affairs, external trade and development COOPERATION FEDERAL PUBLIC SERVICE June 5, 2013. -Law concerning consent to the Protocol relating to the concerns of the Irish people on the Lisbon Treaty, done at Brussels on 13 June 2012 (1) (2) ALBERT II, King of the Belgians, to all, present and future, hi.
The Chambers have adopted and we endorse the following: Article 1. This Act regulates a matter referred to in article 77 of the Constitution.
S. 2. the Protocol relating to the concerns of the Irish people on the Lisbon Treaty, done at Brussels on 13 June 2012, will release its full and complete effect.
Promulgate this Act, order that it self under the seal of the State and published by le Moniteur.
Given in Brussels on 5 June 2013.
ALBERT by the King: the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Foreign Affairs, international trade and European Affairs, D. REYNDERS sealed with the seal of the State: the Minister of Justice, Ms. A. TURTELBOOM _ Notes (1) Session 2012-2013.
Senate.
Documents: Bill filed on January 18, 2013, no. 5 - 1938/1.
Report, no. 5-1938/2.
Text adopted in plenary meeting and transmitted to the House No. 5-1938/3.
Parliamentary Annals Discussion, meeting of March 14, 2013.
Vote, meeting of March 14, 2013.
Room Documents: Draft transmitted by the Senate, no. 53-2701/1.
Report on behalf of the Committee No. 53-2701/2.
Text adopted in plenary meeting and submitted to the Royal assent, no 53-2701/3.
Parliamentary Annals Discussion, meeting of April 25, 2013.
Vote, meeting of April 25, 2013.
(2) see the Decree of the Flemish community / the Flemish Region by May 31, 2013 (Moniteur belge of 3 July 2013), the Decree of the French community of July 4, 2013 (Moniteur belge of 19 July 2013 - ed. 2), the Decree of the German-speaking community of 24 June 2013 (Moniteur belge of 25 July 2013), the Decree of the Walloon Region from July 10, 2013 (Moniteur belge of 31 July 2013) , order of the July 26, 2013, Brussels-Capital Region (Moniteur belge of 4 September 2013 - ed. 2), and the order of the common Community Commission of the Brussels-Capital Region from February 27, 2014 (Moniteur belge of April 2, 2014).

Protocol relating to the concerns of the Irish people on the Lisbon Treaty the Kingdom of Belgium, the Republic of Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, the Kingdom of Denmark, the Federal Republic of Germany, the Republic of Estonia, Ireland, the Hellenic Republic, the Kingdom of Spain, the French Republic, the Italian Republic, the Republic of Cyprus, the Republic of Latvia, the Republic of Lithuania, the GRAND Duchy of LUXEMBOURG , Hungary, Malta, the Kingdom of the Netherlands, the Republic of Austria, the Republic of Poland, the Portuguese Republic, Romania, the Republic of Slovenia, the Slovak Republic, the Republic of Finland, the Kingdom of Sweden, the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, hereinafter referred to as "The High Contracting PARTIES", recalling the decision of the heads of State or Government of the 27 Member States of the European Union meeting within the European Council on 18 and 19 June 2009, relating to the concerns of the Irish people on the Lisbon Treaty;
Recalling that the heads of State or Government, meeting within the European Council on 18 and 19 June 2009, have stated that they would describe necessary environmental, at the conclusion of the next accession treaty, the provisions of that decision in a protocol which will be attached, in accordance with their respective constitutional rules, to the Treaty on European Union and to the Treaty on the functioning of the Union European;
TAKING into account the signature by the High Contracting Parties to the Treaty concluded between the High Contracting Parties and the Republic of Croatia concerning the accession of the Republic of Croatia to the European Union, have agreed upon the following provisions, which shall be annexed to the Treaty on the Union European and to the Treaty on the functioning of the Union European: title I law A life , Family and EDUCATION section 1 none of the provisions of the Treaty of Lisbon attributing legal status to the Charter of fundamental rights of the European Union or relating to the area of freedom, security and justice affects in any way the scope and applicability of the protection of the right to life in article 40.3.1, 40.3.2 and 40.3.3 protection of the family in article 41 and protection of rights with regard to education in articles 42, 44.2.4 and 44.2.5 of the Constitution of the Ireland.
Title II taxation Article 2 none of the provisions of the Treaty of Lisbon modifies any manner whatsoever, for any Member State, the scope or the implementation of the competence of the European Union in the field of taxation.
Title III security and defence Article 3 the action of the Union on the international stage is based on the principles of democracy, the rule of law, the universality and the indivisibility of the rights of man and fundamental freedoms, respect for human dignity, the principles of equality and solidarity, and respect for the principles of the Charter of the United Nations and international law.
The security and defence of the Union is part of foreign policy and common security policy and ensures the Union an operational capacity to carry out missions outside the Union to ensure peace-keeping, conflict prevention and strengthening international security in accordance with the principles of the Charter of the United Nations.
It affects neither the security and defence policy of each Member State, including Ireland, nor the obligations imposed to any Member State.
The Treaty of Lisbon does not affect or prejudice to the traditional policy of military neutrality of the Ireland.
It will be up to the Member States - including the Ireland, acting in a spirit of solidarity and without prejudice to its policy of military neutrality - to determine the nature of aid or assistance to a Member State which is the object of a terrorist attack or armed aggression on its territory.
Any decision leading to a common defence will require a unanimous decision of the European Council. It will be for the Member States, including the Ireland, to decide, in accordance with the provisions of the Treaty of Lisbon and their respective constitutional rules, the opportunity to adopt a common defence.
No provision of this title does not affect nor does prejudice the position or any other Member State security and defence policy.
It is also for each Member State to decide, in accordance with the provisions of the Treaty of Lisbon and its possible legal internal rules, if he participates in the permanent structured cooperation or the European Defence Agency.
The Treaty of Lisbon does not provide the creation of a European army or conscription for any military training.
It does not affect the right of the Ireland or any other Member State to determine the nature and volume of its defence and security expenditure nor the nature of its defence capabilities.
It will be up to the Ireland or any other Member State to decide, in accordance with its possible internal legal rules, whether or not it participates in a military operation.
Title IV provisions finals Article 4 this Protocol is open for signature by the High Contracting Parties until June 30, 2012.
This Protocol is ratified by the High Contracting Parties, and the Republic of Croatia in the event that the Protocol would not have entered into force at the date of accession of the Republic of Croatia to the European Union, in accordance with their respective constitutional rules. Instruments of ratification shall be deposited with the Government of the Italian Republic.
This Protocol shall enter into force, if possible, on June 30, 2013, provided that all instruments of ratification have been deposited, or, failing that, the first day of the month following the deposit of the instrument of ratification of the Member State which is the last to fulfil that formality.
Article 5 this Protocol, drawn up in a single copy in the languages German, English, Bulgarian, Danish, Spanish, Estonian, Finnish, French, Greek, Hungarian, Irish, Italian, Latvian, Lithuanian, Maltese, Dutch, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Slovak, Slovenian, Swedish and Czech, all texts being equally authentic, shall be deposited in the archives of the Government of the Italian Republic, which shall deliver a certified copy conform to each of the Governments of the other Member States.
As soon as the Republic of Croatia shall be bound by the Protocol under article 2 of the Act concerning the conditions of accession of the Republic of Croatia, the Croatian text of this Protocol, which will also be faith like the texts referred to in the first subparagraph, shall be also deposited in the archives of the Government of the Italian Republic, which shall transmit a certified copy to each of the Governments of the other Member States.
IN witness whereof, the undersigned Plenipotentiaries have affixed their signatures hereto.
Done at Brussels, 13 June 2012.

Law approving the Protocol relating to the concerns of the Irish people on the Lisbon Treaty, done at Brussels on 13 June 2012 States/OrganisationsDate consentementDate AuthentificationType Consentemententree force local germany21/05/2012Ratification08/07/2013

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