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Ролята на националните парламенти според Договора от Лисабон
The Role of National Parliaments According to the Treaty of Lisbon

Author(s): Jasmine Popova
Subject(s): Law, Constitution, Jurisprudence
Published by: Институт за държавата и правото - Българска академия на науките

Summary/Abstract: The article is dedicated on one of the substantial improvements on the existing EU primary law, which bring more democratic accountability to the Union and enhance its decision making process. It consists in a detailed description on the various mechanisms and new rights and competences of the national parliaments: the right to be informed in good time of all Commission legislative proposals, the introduction of an "early warning" mechanism in connection with compliance with the subsidiarity principle, the participation in the evaluation mechanisms for the implementation of the EU policies in the area of freedom, security and justice, the participation in the interparliamentary cooperation etc. The article is of interest for both the academic world, the Bulgarian MP's and the national administration.

  • Issue Year: XLIX/2008
  • Issue No: 2
  • Page Range: 89-100
  • Page Count: 12
  • Language: Bulgarian