The EU Comitology System in Theory and Practice: Keeping an Eye on the Commission?

Hardcover | November 15, 2011

byJens Blom-Hansen

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EU law consists of several thousand acts of which the overwhelming majority are made by the Commission. The Commission is controlled by comitology, a system of committees of member state representatives that are consulted when new acts are proposed. This book looks at why the system was created, how it functions and how it has evolved.

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EU law consists of several thousand acts of which the overwhelming majority are made by the Commission. The Commission is controlled by comitology, a system of committees of member state representatives that are consulted when new acts are proposed. This book looks at why the system was created, how it functions and how it has evolved.

JENS BLOM-HANSEN is Professor of Public Administration at the Department of Political Science at Aarhus University, Denmark. His articles have appeared in the Journal of Common Markets Studies, Journal of European Public Policy, European Journal of Political Research, Public Choice, Journal of Public Policy, Public Administration, and...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:232 pages, 9.13 × 5.66 × 0.9 inPublished:November 15, 2011Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

Introduction
A Crackpot Concept
A Delegation Perspective on Comitology
The Origins of Comitology
What is at Stake? A Case Study of the 2006 Comitology Reform
Comitology Preferences in Daily Legislation
Comitology Across Policy Areas
The Comitology System in Daily Practice
Conclusion
Literature
Notes