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Rulemaking by the European Commission: The New System for Delegation of Powers

Carl Fredrik Bergström and Dominique Ritleng


This book examines the expectations on the new system for delegations of powers in the light of the experience after its first few years of operation and provides a balanced assessment of the legal implications. The basic question addressed is if the new system has really affected the old doctrine of delegation of powers, but a wide range of more specific aspects is also addressed. The book is divided into four main parts. In Part I the political and historical context is examined with special emphasis on driving forces behind reform and institutional reactions, strategic considerations, and c ... More

Keywords: Article 290 TFEU, 291 Article TFEU, delegated acts, implementing acts, legislative acts, non-legislative acts, hierarchy of norms, separation of powers, comitology, common understanding

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2016 Print ISBN-13: 9780198703235
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: March 2016 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198703235.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Carl Fredrik Bergström, editor
Professor of European Law, Uppsala University, Sweden

Dominique Ritleng, editor
Professor of Law, University of Strasbourg, France

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