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Dear Reader of "Essential EU Law in Charts, 2nd Lisbon edition, 2010, <...> Reprint".

Please take note of the following updates and corrigenda. Please consider that this book has seen several reprints, which brought about minor updates with each reprint. It may  therefore occur that updates or corrigenda are listed which may already have been taken care of in your printed copy.

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