Nordic And Other European Constitutional Traditions by Joakim Nergelius (Editor)

By Joakim Nergelius (Editor)

Within the advanced felony and political scenario that reigns in Europe in the mean time, characterised no longer least by means of the uncertainty of what occurs with the proposed european structure after detrimental ends up in the French and Dutch referendums in 2005, it has develop into more and more vital to examine the european constitutional frameworks from ancient and comparative views. This ebook offers new insights in accordance with views from Member States corresponding to Germany and Italy in addition to the Nordic international locations. It additionally offers with ecu felony and philosophical historical past quite often, in addition to detailed concerns like nearer cooperation between ‘Core States’ and the position of the courtroom of Justice in contemporary EC legislation improvement. it's of curiosity either for criminal practitioners and students in addition to scholars of political technology and heritage.

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306, § 57. 24 Nordic and Other European Constitutional Traditions make sense of such exotic rules as, for example, the water content of cans of tomato, that are otherwise often given as examples of unnecessary Community intervention in the legal systems of the Member States. 2 of the ECT. e. sell their canned tomatoes, without having to worry about (arbitrarily) imposed boundaries and diverging standards of the different Member States. Protection of individual rights can be a central feature both of Member State and European Union constitutional law.

Benediktsson: Ísland og Evrópuþróunin 1950–2000, Fjölsn forlag, Reykjavík 2000. ), Nordic and Other European Constitutional Traditions, 27–42. V. Printed in the Netherlands. 28 Nordic and Other European Constitutional Traditions Those who have followed the discussions of the position of Iceland within Europe can testify to the hesitancy of Iceland’s leaders to associate Iceland too closely with Europe. Public sentiment has been surveyed only through opinion polls but appears to be more positive about further cooperation with Europe than are Iceland’s leading politicians.

Will the EU be able to put its affairs in order following the recent expansion and the unsuccessful attempt to ratify an EU constitution? Icelanders will follow the progress of the EU with interest and attention and will form their own intentions in the light of developments. A severe economic contraction in Iceland could lead to pressure for an application for EU membership. However all this may be, Iceland will surely increase its cooperation with the nations of Europe in the near future, whether or not it seeks formal membership in the EU.

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