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Structure and functions of EU institutions and bodiesThe EU’s unique institutional frameworkThe European Union is a supranational polity, and is...
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10th Jun
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Overview of the EU legal systemIntroduction to the EU legal systemThe EU legal system is sui generis—there is no other legal system it can be compared...
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Produced in partnership with Laura Bolado of Andes Legal Consulting Ltd 6th Jun
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EU internal competenceThe limits of EU competencesThe limits of EU competences are governed by the principle of conferral (also known as principle of...
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Produced in partnership with Professor Alexander Türk of King’s College London 6th Jun
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EU external competenceThe EU’s external responsibilities are defined in accordance with whether they are conferred on the EU or on the Member States....
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Produced in partnership with Adam Cygan of University of Leicester 5th Jun
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Guide to the Council of the European UnionThe Council of the European Union is comprised of ministers from each Member State. It is presided over by...
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5th Jun
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Guide to the European ParliamentThe European Parliament is one of the EU institutions, which exercises legislative powers. Its responsibilities...
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5th Jun
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Guide to the European CouncilThe European Council is comprised by the heads of state or government of the Member States of the EU, the European...
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5th Jun
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Guide to the European CommissionThe European Commission comprises 27 Commissioners, one from each Member State, including the President,...
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5th Jun
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Guide to the Court of Justice of the European UnionThis Practice Note provides a brief description of the Court of Justice of the European Union and...
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5th Jun
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European Free Trade Association Court of JusticeThe EFTA Court has jurisdiction in relation to EFTA states which are parties to the European Economic...
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5th Jun

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