Art. 48 TEU: The Treaties may be amended in accordance by an ordinary revision procedure or by simplified revision procedures
Art. 1 TEU: "The Union shall replace and succeed the European Community"
Art. 47 TEU: The Union shall have legal personality.
Art 37 TEU: "The Union may conclude agreements with one or more States or international organisations in areas covered by this Chapter."
Art. 21.2.h TEU: "promote an international system" and "global governance"
26.4 TEU:" The common foreign and security policy" will use "national and Union resources."
Art. 42.3 TEU of the Lisbon Treaty: "Member States shall undertake progressively to improve their military capabilities."
Art. 42.3 TEU: "Member States shall make civilian and military capabilities available to the Union for the implementation of the common security and defence policy"
EU President: Art. 15 TEU: The European Council shall elect its President, by a qualified majority, for a term of two and a half years, renewable once.
Since EU membership, we estimate European vessels have taken up to €200 billion worth of fish out of our waters - Mr Ebbie Sheehan, Irish Fishermens Organisation. Ireland received €60 Billion. Conned out of €140 billion, more if processing is included.
Bureaucrat quote: Day said the treaty will give the EU the power to "speak with one voice in helping to shape THE new world order." (Irish Times, 7 Sept 2009) - Catherine Day, Secretary-General of the European Commission.