European Parliamentary Elections Act 1999: the constitutional issues

Gabriele Ganz


In this article, Professor Gabriele Ganz of Southampton University writes about the passage through Parliament of the Bill preceding the European Parliamentary Elections Act 1999, which received Royal Assent on 14 January 1999, and argues that it raises two fundamental constitutional issues: first, the voting system chosen for elections to the European Parliament and, secondly, the role played by the House of Lords on the  eve of the reform of its composition. Article published in Amicus Curiae - Journal of the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies and its Society for Advanced Legal Studies. The Journal is produced by the Society for Advanced Legal Studies at the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, University of London.

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