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Dear Reader of "Essential EU Law in Charts, 2nd Lisbon edition, 2010". Please take note of the following updates and corrigenda:

Update | p. 96

Page: 096 Chart Number: 5/6 Chart Title: Qualified majority voting: the pre-Lisbon formula

Following the accession of Croatia, the distribution of weighted votes has changed. Hence, the box in the 2nd row must read:

System based on the weighting of votes

Weighting of votes roughly according to the size of the Member States:

Germany, France, Italy, the United Kingdom 29
Spain, Poland 27
Romania 14
The Netherlands 13
Belgium, Czech Republic, Greece, Hungary, Portugal 12
Austria, Bulgaria, Sweden 10
Croatia, Denmark, Ireland, Lithuania, Slovakia, Finland 7
Cyprus, Estonia, Latvia, Luxembourg, Slovenia 4
Malta 3

In the same vein, in the 4th row, the box in the middle must read:

In any case:
260 votes

At the least 260 votes must be cast in favour, i.e. 73.9%.

Published: 27 October 2013