The European Parliament

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What was it known as until 1986?
A 'talking shop'
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Why did it have no powers before 1986?
Every country had a veto
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What year was the SEA?
1986
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What does SEA stand for?
Single European Act
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What is the co-operation procedure?
If an amendment has been voted for by 2/3 of EP, it can only be overturned by a unanimous vote in CoM
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What percentage of amendments are accepted?
60%
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What happened in 1992?
Powers of co-decision- where legislation passed by QMV in CoM also has to be passed by EP
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What year did the EP throw out the whole EC?
1999
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How can the EP accept or reject the budget?
Clause by clause, line by line
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When were the Lisbon Rules put into place?
2009
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What are the Lisbon Rules?
55% have to vote yes, totaling 65% of EU population
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When was the Nice Treaty agreed?
2000
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Which countries were involved in the Nice Treaty?
UK, France, Germany and Italy
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What percentage of the vote did 4 countries get?
9%
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What percentage did QMV need to pass?
74%
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What does QMV stand for?
Qualified Majority Voting
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After what year will the Nice Treaty no longer be valid?
2017
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