The Evolution of EU Administrative Law and the Contributions of Nordic Administrative Law

15-03-2011

This note sheds light on EU administrative law and its Scandinavian inspirations in retrospect and for the future. EU Administrative law does not only draw on the case law of the CJEU and the principles of EU law but also on national laws as sources of inspiration. This note focuses on transparency and EU Ombudsman as concrete manifestations of Nordic inspirations. Moreover, the note discusses the duty to inform citizens of their EU rights as a future development in EU law on a Nordic backdrop.

This note sheds light on EU administrative law and its Scandinavian inspirations in retrospect and for the future. EU Administrative law does not only draw on the case law of the CJEU and the principles of EU law but also on national laws as sources of inspiration. This note focuses on transparency and EU Ombudsman as concrete manifestations of Nordic inspirations. Moreover, the note discusses the duty to inform citizens of their EU rights as a future development in EU law on a Nordic backdrop.

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Michael Gøtze (Copenhagen University, Faculty of Law, Research Centre of Welfare and EU Market Integration - WELMA, Copenhagen, Denmark)