Yellow Light from Constitutional Court Germany Cannot Ratify Lisbon -- Yet

Germany's highest court has ruled that the Lisbon Treaty is not fundamentally incompatible with the country's constitution. However, it has called a halt to the ratification process until the German parliament changes a domestic law to strengthen the role of the country's legislative bodies in implementing European Union laws.
The judges of Germany's Constitutional Court on Tuesday.

The judges of Germany's Constitutional Court on Tuesday.

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