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Reforming the Treaty on European Union

ISBN13: 9789041101334
ISBN: 9041101330
Published: August 1996
Publisher: Brill Academic Publishers
Format: Hardback
Price: £412.00

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This volume examines issues relating to the revision of the Treaty on European Union, including the legal options and realistic avenues of thought that could assist those involved with the work of the actual Intergovernmental Council (IGC). The discussion is arranged around three themes: an exploration of the framework of the revision debate; general institutional questions; the general architecture of the Union and the scope of the powers of the Community and the Union.

Part 1 The framework of the revision debate: International agreement or European constitution, B. de Witte; Increased differentiation or stronger uniformity, C.-D. Ehlermann; European citizenship and human rights, J.H.H. Weiler; Betwixt and between - democracy and transparency in the governance of the European Union, D.M. Curtin.
Part 2 General institutional questions: General institutional questions - the effectiveness and simplification of decision-making by the council, A. Dashwood; The question of democratic representation - on the democratic representation through the European Parliament, the council, the committee of the regions, the economic and social committee and the national parliaments, K. Lenaerts, E. de Smijter; The instruments of community law and the hierarchy of norms, A. Tizzano; The role and structure of the European judiciary now and in the future, W. van Gerven.
Part 3 The powers of the community and the union: The internal powers of the community and the union, P. VerLoren van Themaat; The external powers of the community and the union - proposals for protecting the interests of EU citizens rather than the interests of EU politicians, E.U. Petersmann; Economic and Monetary Union (European Central Bank), J.-V. Louis; Market integration and policy integration - two sides of the same European currency, L.A. Geelhoed; The common foreign and security policy, W.F. van Eekelen; Common foreign and security policy (non-security aspects), M.R. Eaton; Justice and home affairs - immigration and asylum policy: from JHA Co-operation to communitarisation, R. Fernhout; Combatting fraud, judicial criminal matters and police cooperation, A. Borras; Closing remarks and a report of the final session. Annex: reflection group's report; table of international legislation; table of cases; list of participants.