Maastricht Treaty

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Related to Treaty of Maastricht: Single European Act, Treaty of Amsterdam
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Maastricht Treaty

[ˈmɑːstrɪktˈtriːtɪ] N the Maastricht Treatyel Tratado de Maastricht
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The EPP leaders will gather in the Netherlands to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Treaty of Maastricht, upon the invitation of Sybrand BUMA, the leader of the Dutch member party CDA.
What would you say if that country then demanded another renegotiation of the terms of membership under Conservative Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher in 1984, and insisted on opting out of the planned single currency when the countries of the European Community (as it now styled itself) signed the Treaty of Maastricht in 1992?
The treaty of Maastricht in 1992 established the EU and introduced new forms of cooperation in defence and justice affairs.
By 1992 the Treaty of Maastricht had joined together the original treaties to create the cornerstone of the European Union and by the turn of the century plans were in place to allow the Accession States to join, increasing the number of countries from 15 to 27.
If Labour doesn't retake the constituency in a by-election, expected on November 15, I will eat the Treaty of Maastricht.
The Treaty of Maastricht (1992) established the Common Foreign and Security Policy (CFSP) as the second pillar of the European Union, placing its competencies firmly in the hands of the intergovernmental Council of Ministers as a gesture to member states anxious to retain sovereignty in foreign affairs.
However, it is important to consider where we've come from and to keep in mind that, up until the time of the Treaty of Maastricht, there was no participation by those who make up the reality of democracy, namely the local and regional authorities.
The Treaty of Maastricht that lays down the legal foundations of monetary union and the euro also defines who is responsible for economic and monetary policy.
If you want to go towards monetary union you need to have some kind of treaty, like we had the treaty of Maastricht.
The Tories have played the harlot over Brussels ever since the Treaty of Maastricht was railroaded through the Commons by employing the method of gangsters.
From the Single Market in 1992 to the Treaty of Maastricht, before clearing the way for enlargement to Eastern Europe and, in fine, laying the foundations for structured liberalisation of the transport and energy markets.
The principle of subsidiarity within European Union law-making was established by the Treaty of Maastricht, signed on 7 February 1992.