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50 Years of the European Treaties: Looking Back and Thinking by Michael Dougan, Samantha Currie

By Michael Dougan, Samantha Currie

The essays which seem during this paintings are in response to papers provided at a two-day convention held in Liverpool in July 2007 to rejoice the fiftieth anniversary of the signing of the Treaty of Rome, which demonstrated the ecu monetary group. the gathering displays significantly upon a number of the EU's center features and speculates imaginatively at the varied demanding situations that would face the ecu sooner or later. via exploring the urgent modern difficulties in Europe and via throwing gentle at the vast questions to be able to outline the EU's id within the medium time period, the essays additionally draw out hyperlinks with, and threats to, the historic achievements of eu integration. those essays could be crucial studying for any student or practitioner attracted to the character of the constitutional dating among the Union and its Member States, and the tensions among monetary and social coverage ambitions.

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176 Dec 2004/57/CFSP [2004] OJ L252/10 .......................................................... 171 Dec 2004/496 on transfer of PNR data by air carriers [2004] OJ L183/83 ... 202 Dec 2004/535 on protection of PNR data [2004] OJ L235/11 ...................... 202 xxx Table of Legislation Dec 2007/677/CFSP [2007] OJ L279/21 ........................................................ 171 Dec 2008/119 on accession partnership with Croatia [2008] OJ L42/51 ....... 399 Dec 2008/134/CFSP on EU police mission for Palestinian territories [2008] OJ L43/38 .....................................................................................................

51 Dir 2005/89 on electricity supply security [2006] OJ L33/22 ........................ 274 Dir 2006/32 on energy services [2006] OJ l114/64 ........................................ 275 Dir 2006/114 on comparative advertising [2006] OJ L376/21 ....................... 100 Dir 2006/123 on services [2006] OJ L376/26 .......................................... 332–36 Decisions Dec 3632/93 on state aid to coal industry [1993] OJ L329/12 ...................... 259 Dec 2001/79/CFSP setting up a Military Committee [2001] OJ L27/4 ............

McGoldrick is also concerned with the search for a mutually acceptable constitutional framework for the pursuit of the EU’s external objectives, this time as regards the conferral of legal personality upon the EC and the EU, culminating in the suppression of the EC as a distinct legal entity and the express recognition of the EU’s international legal personality pursuant to the Treaty of Lisbon—a reform which McGoldrick considers to be not merely a legal technicality, but of symbolic and political importance, not least for the Union’s international identity and its ability to promote European values effectively on the global stage.

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