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The European Parliamentary Elections Act 1993
is an Act of Parliament
An Act of Parliament is a statute enacted as primary legislation by a national or sub-national parliament. In the Republic of Ireland the term Act of the Oireachtas is used, and in the United States the term Act of Congress is used.In Commonwealth countries, the term is used both in a narrow...
that amended the procedures on European elections in the United Kingdom
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, amending the European Assembly Elections Act 1978. It received the Royal Assent
The granting of royal assent refers to the method by which any constitutional monarch formally approves and promulgates an act of his or her nation's parliament, thus making it a law...
on 5 November 1993.
It was passed mainly to change the number of MEP
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s elected from 81 to 87, changing the number of MEPs elected from England
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from 66 to 71 and from Wales
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from 4 to 5.
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- List of Acts of Parliament in the United Kingdom