Legal issues of the Amsterdam Treaty

Legal issues of the Amsterdam Treaty

Legal issues of the Amsterdam Treaty

Law of Europe > Regional organization and integration (Europe) > The European Communities. Community law > Organization law. Constitution of the European Communities > Treaties establishing and expanding the communities. Basic law > Individual treaties > Treaty of Paris, 1951. Treaty establishing the European Coal and Steel Community (Montan-Union) > Texts of, and works on, the treaty > KJE4443

Edition Details

  • Creators or Attribution (Responsibility): Patrick M. Twomey, David O'Keeffe
  • Language: English
  • Jurisdiction(s): England
  • Publication Information: Oxford ; Portland, Or. : Hart Pub., 1999
  • Type: Book
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Online version: Legal issues of the Amsterdam Treaty. Oxford ; Portland, Or.: Hart Pub., 1999 (OCoLC)594088413 Online version: Legal issues of the Amsterdam Treaty. Oxford ; Portland, Or.: Hart Pub., 1999 (OCoLC)607429102

Short Description

Xli, 425 pages ; 25 cm

Purpose and Intended Audience

Useful for students learning an area of law, Legal issues of the Amsterdam Treaty is also useful for lawyers seeking to apply the law to issues arising in practice.

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Bibliographic information

  • Publisher: Hart Pub.
  • Responsable Person: edited by David O'Keeffe and Patrick Twomey.
  • Publication Date: 1999
  • Country/State: England
  • Number of Editions: 15 editions
  • First edition Date: 1999
  • Last edition Date: 1999
  • Languages: English
  • Library of Congress Code: KJE4443
  • Dewey Code: 341.2422
  • ISBN: 1841130028 9781841130026
  • OCLC: 43418372

Main Contents

Constitutional issues: prologue – Amsterdam and the quest for constitutional democracy, Joseph Weiler; “If I'd wanted you to understand I would have explained it better” – what is the purpose of the provisions on closer co-operation introduced by the Treaty of Amsterdam?, Stephen Weatherill; Amsterdam and the continuing search for community, Ian Ward; reflections on the architecture of the European Union after the Treaty of Amsterdam, Laurence W. Gormley; the fundamental principle of open decision-making and EU (political) citizenship, Deirdre M. Curtin; the IGC process and results, Franklin Dehousse. The institutions: taming the beast? – the Treaty of Amsterdam and the Court of Justice, Anthony Arnull; the European Parliament and treaty reform – building blocks and stumbling blocks, Kieran St C. Bradley. Internal market issues: the new parameters of European labour law, Erika Szyszczak; the employment title in the Amsterdam Treaty – a multi-language legal discourse, Silvana Sciarra; the Amsterdam Treaty – an environmental perspective, Richard Macrory; competition policy and public services in EC law after the Maastricht and Amsterdam treaties, Leo Flynn. External relations: external relations provisions of the Amsterdam Treaty, Alan Dashwood; external economic relations and the Amsterdam Treaty, Marise Cremona; the European Union after Amsterdam – an organization with general human rights competence?, Dominic McGoldrick. The area of freedom, security and justice: can the leopard change its spots? – VIsas, immigration and asylum following Amsterdam, David O'Keefe; the area of freedom, security and justice with regard to the UK, Ireland and Denmark – the “opt-in opt-outs” under the Treaty of Amsterdam, Martin Hedemann-Robinson; an area of freedom, security and justice – bogged down by compromise, Monica den Boer; the role of national parliaments in the creation of the area of freedom, security and justice – an Italian point of VIew, Fabio Evangelisti; putting Europe's house in order – racism, race discrimination and xenophobia after the Treaty of Amsterdam, Tamara K. Hervey; constructing a secure space – the area of freedom, security and justice, Patrick Twomey. Non-discrimination and nationality: Article 6a through the looking glass of union citizenship, Catherine Barnard; nationality and the European Union after Amsterdam, Hans Ulrich Jessurun d'Oliveira.

Summary Note

This book offers insights into the institutional and substantive changes to the European Community and Union resulting from the Treaty of Amsterdam.

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