The new edition of this acclaimed text provides a rigorous, high-level analysis of the constitutional law of the European Union. Its broad scope includes the institutional structure of the EU, its legal instruments, the main substantive principles underlying EU Law and the role of EU law in the domestic law of Member states. Incorporating detailed references and analysis of case law and literature, it combines useful content for students with detailed treatment of more complex legal issues arising in practice and in academic debate. * New edition of a high level academic text renowned for its authority and clear discussion of complex principles * Revised and updated to incorporate all recent developments in EU law, including the EU Constitution * Easy to consult on complex issues - includes wide cross-referencing, new tables and diagrams, and a detailed index.
Pt 1: The European Union Emergence of New Paths Towards Integration; The Community Integration Path; The Non-Community Integration Path; Bringing Together the Paths pf Integration into One European Union; Towards a Constitution for Europe ; Pt 2: Jurisdiction of the European Union; Substantive Scope of the Community Treaties; Substantive Scope of Titles V and VI of the EU Treaty; Temporal Scope of the Treaties; Territorial Scope of the Treaties; Exceptions to the Application of the Treaties; Pt 3: The Actors of the European Union; The Institutions and Bodies of the Union; The Member States of the Union; The Citizens of the Union; The Relationship Between the Actors; Pt 4: The Decision-Making Process Within the European Union; Community Decision-Making; Non-Community Decision-Making; Legitimacy of Decision-Making; Pt 5: Sources of Law of the European Union; Community Law; Non-Community Acts of the Union; Pt 6: The European Union in International Legal Transactions; The Position in International Law of th