140. Protocol 30 clarification.

The United Kingdom, along with Poland, sought additional clarification as to how the EU Charter1 was intended to work following the coming into force of the Lisbon Treaty2. The resulting Protocol 30 provides that the Charter does not extend the ability of the European Court of Justice or any court or tribunal of the United Kingdom (or Poland) to find that the laws, regulations or administrative provisions, practices or action of the United Kingdom (or Poland) are inconsistent with the fundamental rights, freedoms and principles that it reaffirms