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Published: 11 February 2016

248 Pages


ISBN: 9780198769798

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Independence and Legitimacy in the Institutional System of the European Union

Edited by Dominique Ritleng

Collected Courses of the Academy of European Law

  • Investigates the recent evolution of the EU's institutional system
  • Analyses the reasons for granting powers to independent institutions and the means used to guarantee independence
  • Examines the inherent tension between independence and legitimacy in the EU institutional system

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