§ 29. Mr. Teddy Taylor
asked the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs how many member states of the European Economic Community have now passed the necessary legislation to implement the Single European Act into their domestic law; and if he will make a statement.
§ Mrs. Chalker
All member states have passed the necessary legislation to implement the Single European Act into their domestic law. The Single European Act will enter into force on the first day of the month following that in which the last member state ratifies. All member states except Ireland have deposited their instruments of ratification.