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dc.contributor.authorCREMONA, Marise
dc.contributor.authorLEINO, Päivi
dc.date.accessioned2018-01-22T12:51:35Z
dc.date.available2018-01-22T12:51:35Z
dc.date.issued2017
dc.identifier.citationEuropean papers : a journal on law and integration, 2017, Vol. 2, No. 2, pp. 699-708en
dc.identifier.issn2499-8249
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1814/50437
dc.descriptionEuropean Papers posted in e-Journal 24.11.2017en
dc.description.abstractThis short article draws together some conclusions based on the contributions to the Special Section “The New Frontiers of EU Administrative Law: Is there a Gap in EU External Relations?”. It concludes first that external action is a rich field in the application of EU administrative law. External policies are implemented and given effect through legal instruments and legally-prescribed procedures (including financial procedures) developed and controlled by administrative law and the Court of Justice. Second, as a result of mapping the types of administrative action in external policy fields we conclude that while the pattern of administrative action is shared with EU action more generally some distinctive types of external executive action can be identified, and external action demonstrates some distinctive qualities resulting in part from the multiplicity of actors and fora (including external) involved. Third, we conclude that despite very broad discretion in the implementation of policies the EU institutions are subject to administrative and legal constraints, including through the development of procedures in legislation, non-binding instruments and administrative practice. The Court has proved willing both to enforce procedural rules laid down in legislation and to require compliance with procedural principles such as the duty of care.en
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dc.relation.ispartofEuropean papers : a journal on law and integrationen
dc.relation.urihttp://www.europeanpapers.eu/en/e-journal/is_there_accountability_gap_in_eu_external_relationsen
dc.rightsinfo:eu-repo/semantics/openAccessen
dc.titleIs there an accountability gap in EU external relations? : some initial conclusionsen
dc.typeArticleen
dc.identifier.doi10.15166/2499-8249/174
dc.identifier.volume2en
dc.identifier.startpage699en
dc.identifier.endpage708en
dc.identifier.issue2en


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