Unformatted text preview: union. The main difference is that the Lisbon Treaty doesn’t repeal the existing treaties; it just makes amendments to what has already been agreed upon. 4) The Lisbon Treaty was passed because the three-pillar structure was removed and the provisions of that structure are placed under the legislative branch of the Union. However, the second pillar (CFSP) remains in the Treaty of the European Union. Summary 1) o The Lisbon Treaty enlarges the European Union to include states from Eastern Europe and it doesn’t replace previous treaties, it only makes admendments. 2) o Do countries have the option to keep their currency and not use the Euro as in the UK’s case?...
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- Spring '10
- European Union, Treaty of Lisbon, Lisbon Treaty