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


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


  • Could the Maastrict Treaty’s ratification be unlawful


  • No, claim failed


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