Monitoring the implementation of EU law: tools and challenge

07-11-2017

This study was requested by the European Parliament’s Committee on Petitions. It was commissioned, overseen and published by the Policy Department for Citizens’ Rights and Constitutional Affairs. The paper presents the evolution of the EU enforcement policy as part of the principle of rule of law in the European Union. It provides information on the main actors responsible for the implementation and enforcement of EU law and trends related to the transposition and application of European legislative acts according to the latest information available. Finally, it browses through the different measures within the EU enforcement policy, including the recent developments regarding the use of EU Pilot tool.

This study was requested by the European Parliament’s Committee on Petitions. It was commissioned, overseen and published by the Policy Department for Citizens’ Rights and Constitutional Affairs. The paper presents the evolution of the EU enforcement policy as part of the principle of rule of law in the European Union. It provides information on the main actors responsible for the implementation and enforcement of EU law and trends related to the transposition and application of European legislative acts according to the latest information available. Finally, it browses through the different measures within the EU enforcement policy, including the recent developments regarding the use of EU Pilot tool.

External author

Marta BALLESTEROS