Is a Law of Administrative Procedure for the Union Institutions Necessary? Introductory Remarks and Prospects

15-03-2011

Four main purposes exist for a codification of EU administrative procedure: clarification of, and easier access to law; increasing the coherence of principles and procedures; setting up default procedures to fill gaps in existing law and establishing the functions of administrative procedure. In order to meet the needs for codification at EU level, a broad scope of application and an appropriate method would have to be chosen for innovative codification.

Four main purposes exist for a codification of EU administrative procedure: clarification of, and easier access to law; increasing the coherence of principles and procedures; setting up default procedures to fill gaps in existing law and establishing the functions of administrative procedure. In order to meet the needs for codification at EU level, a broad scope of application and an appropriate method would have to be chosen for innovative codification.

Ekstern forfatter

Jacques Ziller (Università degli Studi di Pavia, Italy)