EU Law:

Nigel Foster Frsa

in Foster on EU Law

Fifth edition

Published on behalf of © Nigel Foster 2015

Published in print July 2015 | ISBN: 9780198727590
Published online October 2015 | e-ISBN: 9780191808715 | DOI:
EU Law:

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This chapter examines the EU’s legal system. It begins by taking an overall view of the EU legal order, the different forms of EU law, and the various sources of law contributing to this legal order, in particular now the rich source of human and fundamental rights in the EU legal order. It considers the non-strictly legally binding rules known as ‘soft law’. It also looks at the ways or processes by which the binding laws are made and reviews alternative decision-making and law-making developments.

Keywords: EU legal system; EU law; legal order; sources of law; human rights; legal base; soft law; law-making; delegation of powers

Chapter.  26632 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: EU Law

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