Chapter

<b>Budgetary Powers and the Treaty of Luxembourg</b>

Berthold Rittberger

in Building Europe's Parliament

Published in print March 2005 | ISBN: 9780199273423
Published online July 2005 | e-ISBN: 9780191602764 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/0199273421.003.0005
 							Budgetary Powers and the Treaty of Luxembourg

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Looks at the adoption of the Treaty of Luxembourg in 1970 which laid the foundation for the creation of a system of ‘own resources’ for the Community. In this context, the European Parliament was endowed with budgetary powers. Still void of any legislative powers, the chapter thus answers the question why the member states decided to endow the European Parliament with budgetary powers in this particular period.

Keywords: budgetary powers; budgetary procedure; own resources; Treaty of Luxembourg

Chapter.  11613 words. 

Subjects: European Union

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