Decision by the French Constitutional Council on the Treaty of Amsterdam (31 December 1997)

After being called to give a ruling on 4 December 1997, on 31 December the French Constitutional Council decides that the legal authorisation to ratify the Treaty of Amsterdam may not be given without prior revision of the Constitution.

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Source: Conseil Constitutionnel, Décision n° 97−394 DC du 31 décembre 1997 : Traité d'Amsterdam modifiant le Traité sur l'Union européenne, les Traités instituant les Communautés européennes et certains actes connexes, Journal officiel du 3 janvier 1998, p. 165, Recueil, p. 344,

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