R v Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs, ex p Lord Rees-Mogg [1994]

Facts

  • Lord Rees-Mogg objected to the UK’s joining of the EU

Issue

  • Could the Maastrict Treaty’s ratification be unlawful

Decision

  • No, claim failed

Reasoning

  • The Treaty itself did not change the content of national law, therefore the Government was not acting unlawfully
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