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By Michael Dougan, Samantha Currie

The essays which seem during this paintings are in keeping with papers offered at a two-day convention held in Liverpool in July 2007 to have a good time the fiftieth anniversary of the signing of the Treaty of Rome, which verified the ecu fiscal neighborhood. the gathering displays seriously upon a few of the EU's middle features and speculates imaginatively at the diversified demanding situations that might face the ecu sooner or later. by way of exploring the urgent modern difficulties in Europe and by way of throwing gentle at the sizeable questions so one can outline the EU's id within the medium time period, the essays additionally draw out hyperlinks with, and threats to, the ancient achievements of ecu integration. those essays could be crucial interpreting for any pupil or practitioner attracted to the character of the constitutional dating among the Union and its Member States, and the tensions among fiscal and social coverage pursuits.

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Council Practice on Qualified Majority Voting As noted above, the possibility of acting by QMV, which became available to the Council in January 1966 for many purposes connected with the establishment and functioning of the common market, was one of the 19 See Arts 13 and 15 TEU (as amended) and Art 235 of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union (TFEU), the re-named EC Treaty. For consolidated versions of the Treaties as revised by the Treaty of Lisbon: [2008] OJ C115/1. 8 Alan Dashwood factors that precipitated the crisis of 1965/66, eventually resolved through the adoption of the Luxembourg Compromise.

He demonstrates that, ever since the founding ECSC, Euratom and EEC Treaties, the Community institutions have struggled to work within the framework of their available competences so as to manage the amicable co-existence of the three corners of a triangulated policy: economic efficiency in the energy sector within the context of the Single Market; security of energy supply and price; and compatibility with the Community’s environmental goals and international commitments. Those challenges have moved steadily up the Union’s political agenda in recent years, as affirmed in the 2007 Energy Policy for Europe, and their legal framework would be recast by the introduction of a dedicated Energy Chapter by the Treaty of Lisbon.

171 Dec 2004/496 on transfer of PNR data by air carriers [2004] OJ L183/83 ... 202 Dec 2004/535 on protection of PNR data [2004] OJ L235/11 ...................... 202 xxx Table of Legislation Dec 2007/677/CFSP [2007] OJ L279/21 ........................................................ 171 Dec 2008/119 on accession partnership with Croatia [2008] OJ L42/51 ....... 399 Dec 2008/134/CFSP on EU police mission for Palestinian territories [2008] OJ L43/38 .....................................................................................................

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