§ Lord Mulley
asked Her Majesty's Government:
When the Single European Act Treaty was ratified and by what process; and on what date the instrument of such ratification was deposited with the Government of the Italian Republic as required by the treaty.
§ Baroness Chalker of Wallasey
The Single European Act was ratified by the United Kingdom on 19th November 1986. This was the date when our instrument of ratification was deposited with the Italian Government, in accordance with Article 247 of the Treaty of Rome.