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New consolidated version of the TFEU

The EU has corrected the typo in the English version of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union. As I reported earlier, the previous version contained an incorrect reference to a Chapter in article 28 (2) TFEU. This has now been amended!

Edit: one of our readers pointed out another change in this new consolidated version of the TFEU relating to the number of seats in the European Parliament. Article 2 of Protocol 36 has also been amended following the ratification in 2011 of a minor treaty change as to bridge the transitional period of the previous elections of the European Parliament and the new elections under the new Treaty regime.

Typo in the TFEU

Hi folks, I know there has not been going on much on the blog over the last few weeks, but August is really not the busiest time in EU law land. Anyway, since I wanted to share something with you, I thought it would be fun to write about a pretty random discovery I made in the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union. There is a typo in the English version of the Treaty! Yes, can you believe that? I thought they would check the thing a number of times before sending it to the presses, but nonetheless article 28 (2) TFEU as available on the eur-lex website is translated incorrectly.

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