European Communities (Amendment) Act 1986

The European Communities (Amendment) Act 1986 (c. 58) is an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom which saw the first major amendment to the European Communities Act 1972 since the UK first joined the European Communities thirteen years earlier to include the provisions that was agreed in the Single European Act which was signed on 17 and 28 February 1986 and be incorporated into the domestic law of the United Kingdom It was given Royal assent on 7 November 1986.

European Communities (Amendment) Act 1986
Act of Parliament
Long titleAn Act to amend the European Communities Act 1972 so as to include in the definition of "the Treaties" and "the Community Treaties" certain provisions of the single European Act signed at Luxembourg and The Hague on 17 and 28 February 1986 and extend certain provisions relating to the European Court to any court attached thereto; and to amend references to the Assembly of the European Communities and approve the Single European Act.
Citation1986 c. 58
Territorial extentUnited Kingdom
(England and Wales, Scotland, Northern Ireland)
Indirectly also affects (not part of the territorial extent):
The Isle of Man
[The Bailiwick of] Jersey
The Bailiwick of Guernsey
Royal assent7 November 1986
Other legislation
AmendsEuropean Communities Act 1972
Repealed byEuropean Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018
Status: Repealed
Text of statute as originally enacted

The Act was repealed by the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018 on 31 January 2020.

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