Law of European Union

Series
Longman
Author
Penelope Kent  
Publisher
Pearson Longman
Cover
Softcover
Edition
4
Language
English
Total pages
504
Pub.-date
September 2008
ISBN13
9781405835268
ISBN
1405835265
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Description

Law of the European Union provides an introductory guide to help you understand European Law at a time of considerable change and challenge. It offers a clear and accurate explanation of the constitutional law of the EU and the institutions, as well as the substantive law, presented in a systematic and logical way to support learning and revision.

This new edition provides concise and focused coverage of all core EU topics studied on an undergraduate degree. Latest developments, such as the position on the Treaty of Lisbon, are discussed alongside basic concepts and issues.

Written in an accessible style, this new edition is ideal for all students requiring a clear introduction to European Union Law. It is suitable for law students as well as those studying EU Law as part of a non-law discipline.

 

Features

  • Additional learning support is offered by:

  • ·         End of chapter questions to encourage reflection and to develop understanding of the topics covered, with answer quidance on the website

     

    ·         ‘Further reading’ at the end of every chapter suggests additional sources for extended study

    ·         ‘Key points’ highlight important ideas and principles

    ·         ‘Key terms’ defined throughout the text help develop vocabulary and understanding

     

New to this Edition

    •  

        • Takes account of enlargement of the EU in 2004 and 2007

        • Shows the changes to the EU institutions under the Treaty of Lisbon

        • Includes a new chapter on Union citizenship, with full coverage of Directive 2004/38 on citizens' free movement rights

        • Updates case law and secondary legislation in all areas, including Directive 2006/54 which repeals and replaces existing directives on equal treatment in 2009

        • Covers the changes in competition law introduced by Regulation 1/2003 and in merger control

Supporting resources:

Regular updates to the law; weblinks with guidance on searching within Europa website; exam style questions with answer plans; testbank for lecturer use.
Visit: www.mylawchamber.co.uk/kent
Access is also provided to Case Navigator, the online support tool for improving case reading and analysis skills.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents: 

Preface
Abbreviations
Tables of: Community treaties
UK statutes
Secondary legislation Cases in the Court of Justice and the Court of First Instance
Cases before the national courts
Commission decisions
PART 1: THE CONSTITUTIONAL LAW OF THE EUROPEAN UNION

1. The development of European Union law

2 The institutions of the EU
3 The sources of Community law ; competences of the EC and EU
4 General principles of law

5 The supremacy of Community law

6 The principles of direct effect, indirect effect and state liability
7 Enforcement actions against Member States
8 Judicial review
9 Liability of the Community institutions
10 Preliminary rulings under Article 234

PART 2: FREE MOVEMENT WITHIN THE SINGLE MARKET
11 Customs duties and discriminatory internal taxation; state monopolies of a commercial nature
12 Quantitative restrictions and measures having equivalent effect 

13. Union citizenship
14 The free movement of workers
15 The right of establishment and the freedom to provide services 
16 Capital movements and economic and monetary union

PART 3: COMPETITION LAW AND POLICY
17 Introduction to competition
18 Article 81 
19 Article 82 
20 Articles 81 and 82: enforcement and procedure 
21 Intellectual property
22 Competition law and state regulation

PART 4: THE SOCIAL DIMENSION
23 Social policy
24 Equality of pay and treatment 

 
Appendix 1: Where to find the law
Appendix 2: Bibliography

Appendix III: Timeline         

 

 

Back Cover

Basic Approach:

Law of the European Union provides an introductory guide to help you understand European Law at a time of considerable change and challenge. It offers a clear and accurate explanation of the constitutional law of the EU and the institutions, as well as the substantive law, presented in a systematic and logical way to support learning and revision.

This new edition provides concise and focused coverage of all core EU topics studied on an undergraduate degree. Latest developments, such as the position on the Treaty of Lisbon, are discussed alongside basic concepts and issues.

Written in an accessible style, this new edition is ideal for all students requiring a clear introduction to European Union Law. It is suitable for law students as well as those studying EU Law as part of a non-law discipline.

Additional learning support is offered by:

·         End of chapter questions to encourage reflection and to develop understanding of the topics covered, with answer quidance on the website

 ·         ‘Further reading’ at the end of every chapter suggests additional sources for extended study

·         ‘Key points’ highlight important ideas and principles

·         ‘Key terms’ defined throughout the text help develop vocabulary and understanding

 

New to this edition:

*     Takes account of enlargement of the EU in 2004 and 2007

*     Shows the changes to the EU institutions under the Treaty of Lisbon

*     Includes a new chapter on Union citizenship, with full coverage of Directive 2004/38 on citizens' free movement rights

*     Updates case law and secondary legislation in all areas, including Directive 2006/54 which repeals and replaces existing directives on equal treatment in 2009

*     Covers the changes in competition law introduced by Regulation 1/2003 and in merger control

 

(MLC logo) mylawchamber is an innovative collection of useful tools to help students learn and lecturers teach.

mylawchamber for Law of the EU is located at:www.mylawchamber.co.uk/kentand includes:

  • Regular legal updates on new case law and legislation

  • Tips on using the Europa website and other EU Law websites

  • Answer guidance to the end of chapter questions

  • Case Navigator which provides unique support to develops case reading and analysis skills

 

Table of Contents: 

Preface
Abbreviations
Tables of: Community treaties
UK statutes
Secondary legislation Cases in the Court of Justice and the Court of First Instance
Cases before the national courts
Commission decisions
PART 1: THE CONSTITUTIONAL LAW OF THE EUROPEAN UNION

1. The development of European Union law

2 The institutions of the EU
3 The sources of Community law ; competences of the EC and EU
4 General principles of law

5 The supremacy of Community law

6 The principles of direct effect, indirect effect and state liability
7 Enforcement actions against Member States
8 Judicial review
9 Liability of the Community institutions
10 Preliminary rulings under Article 234

PART 2: FREE MOVEMENT WITHIN THE SINGLE MARKET
11 Customs duties and discriminatory internal taxation; state monopolies of a commercial nature
12 Quantitative restrictions and measures having equivalent effect 

13. Union citizenship
14 The free movement of workers
15 The right of establishment and the freedom to provide services 
16 Capital movements and economic and monetary union

PART 3: COMPETITION LAW AND POLICY
17 Introduction to competition
18 Article 81 
19 Article 82 
20 Articles 81 and 82: enforcement and procedure 
21 Intellectual property
22 Competition law and state regulation

PART 4: THE SOCIAL DIMENSION
23 Social policy
24 Equality of pay and treatment 

 
Appendix 1: Where to find the law
Appendix 2: Bibliography

Appendix III: Timeline         

 

About the Author:

Penelope Kent is a Principal Lecturer in Law and a Member of the Centre for Legal Research at Middlesex University.

 

 

Author

  •  Legal principles are introduced alongside an overview of academic debate and current thinking
  • 'Further Thinking' sections encourage readers to reflect on what they have learnt and challenge their thinking around difficult areas
  • Annotated bibliographies and critical questions at the end of each chapter encourage further independent study and reflection.


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