The Treaty of Amsterdam : facts, analysis, prospects

The Treaty of Amsterdam : facts, analysis, prospects

The Treaty of Amsterdam : facts, analysis, prospects

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Edition Details

  • Language: English
  • Jurisdiction(s): Austria
  • Publication Information: Wien ; New York : Springer, ©2000
  • Type: Book
  • Series title: Schriftenreihe des Forschungsinstituts fu?r Europafragen, Bd. 15.
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Short Description

XXVII, 643 pages ; 23 cm.

Purpose and Intended Audience

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

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Bibliographic information

  • Publisher: Springer
  • Responsable Person: Stefan Griller [and others].
  • Publication Date: 2000
  • Copyright Date: 2000
  • Location: Wien
  • Country/State: Austria
  • Number of Editions: 6 editions
  • First edition Date: 2000
  • Last edition Date: 2000
  • Languages: English
  • Library of Congress Code: KJE4443
  • Dewey Code: 341.2422
  • ISBN: 3211831622 9783211831625
  • OCLC: 44426767

Main Contents

Origins and Negotiations: Why Another Treaty Reform?; The Pre-IGC Reform Debate; The Starting Point; The Course of the Negotiations; Outline of this Volume.- Structural Issues: The Basic Structure of the Amsterdam Treaty; The Legal Nature of the Union and the Communities; Competence Aspects; Fundamental Rights and Freedoms; Common Principles of EU Membership and Their Enforcement.- Differentiated Integration: Differentiated Integration before and after Amsterdam; “Closer Operation” in the Treaty of Amsterdam; The Exemption Clauses within the Framework of Title IV TEC; Concepts of Differentiated Integration within the Second Pillar; Differentiated Integration within the Third Pillar; “Overlapping issues”: The Schengen Agreement; External Competences in Areas of Differentiated Integration; Conclusions.- Institutional and Procedural Issues: Introduction; Institutional Reform; Procedural Reform; Conclusions.- Common Foreign and Security Policy: Introductory Remarks; The New Provisions; Security and Defence; Excursus: Neutrality and CFSP; Conclusions.- The Area of Freedom, Security and Justice: Introduction; The New Title IV TEC Relating to the Movement of Persons; The New Third Pillar of the TEU; The Integration of the Schengen-Acquis; Conclusions.- Social Affairs: Employment; The Reform of the Social Policy Provisions; The Background: The End of the UK Opt-Out; The Amsterdam Treaty: Towards a Social Union?.- Conclusions.

Summary Note

The Treaty of Amsterdam affected the constitution of the EU, in internal and external affairs, employment policy and the new option to establish closer co-operation between a group of Member States. This analysis examines areas of the Treaty which are unclear or apparently deficient.

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