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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

I wanted to share something with our readers, I thought it would be fun to write about a 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. Remarkable, but true. 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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