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Assembly Members (Oath Of Allegiance)

Volume 961: debated on Wednesday 24 January 1979

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asked the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs if directly elected members of the European Assembly will have to take an oath of allegiance on being elected; and, if so, in what form.

No. Neither the treaties establishing the European Communities, the rules of the European Assembly nor United Kingdom law requires any oath of allegiance by directly elected Members of the European Assembly.