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  • Created by: Megan K
  • Created on: 27-03-16 11:12

1. What IS NOT a function/power of the European Commission

  • Acts as a 'guardian to the treaties' and ensure EU law is properly applied
  • the EC has the sole right to draft legislation in most areas of the EU
  • It legislates on any section of politics, including health and education
  • Administers EU revenue and expenditure
  • Administers ad Executes EU legislation and programmes
  • Representing the EU on the world stage and with trade negotiations
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2. how long is the Presidential term in the EU?

  • 6 years
  • I don't know
  • 5 years
  • 4 years so it is in time with the American Presidential Race
  • 13 months

3. when did Britian finally join the EEC?

  • 1965
  • 1972
  • 1973
  • 1980

4. who composes the European Commission?

  • I don't know
  • Leading Minister/Official of each member state
  • President and College of Commisioners
  • Leading Officials of the largest country according to latest census
  • Angela Merkel and Francois Hollande only (27/03/2016)

5. which is NOT a legislative function of the European Parliament?

  • Foremost Legislative Procedure: the EP can argue for and initiate populist legislation
  • Consent Procedure- Simple Majority Vote used to approve succession of new EU members
  • Ordinary Legislative Procedure- they can amend and block proposed legislation.
  • Consultation Procedure- it can be asked for its opinion but the Council and Commission aren't compelled to make action upon it.


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