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Participation in EU Rule-Making: A Rights-Based Approach

Joana Mendes


The book is a critical legal analysis of the current scope of participation rights in EU law, embedded in the political and institutional contexts of European integration. Participation has featured prominently in recent institutional and political developments that have been shaping the EU's constitutional framework — most intensely in the follow up of the Commission's White Paper on Governance. Yet, little attention has been paid to participation rights as a means of ensuring the procedural protection of persons affected by EU regulation in its diverse forms. Both the EU legislator and the E ... More

Keywords: rights-based participation, administrative rulemaking, right to be heard, material justice, rule of law, EU governance, consultation procedures, food law, state aid, Lamfalussy procedure

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2011 Print ISBN-13: 9780199599769
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2011 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199599769.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Joana Mendes, author
Post-doctoral researcher, Amsterdam Centre of European Law and Governance, University of Amsterdam
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