European Court of Justice says EU – Singapore FTA requires national approval

May 2017 | Singapore

About two and a half years after the European Union (EU) – Singapore Free Trade Agreement was concluded and initialled, the European Court of Justice of the EU (“ECJ”) issued Opinion 2/15 on 16 May 2017 that rules that this agreement requires ratification by all the EU member states and relevant regional parliaments to fully enter into force. This ruling cannot be appealed.

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