By Anneli Albi
Within the wake of the EU's maximum growth, this publication explores the difference of the constitutions of vital and japanese Europe (CEE) for club within the eu Union. in keeping with the painful earlier, those new constitutions have been particularly closed to move of powers to overseas enterprises, and accorded a favourite prestige to sovereignty and independence. a bit greater than a decade later, the method of amending those provisions in view of the move of sovereign powers to a supranational association has proved a delicate and arguable workout.
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Another amendment-related factor plays a role in Finland and the Netherlands, where treaties that conflict with the constitution may be approved by Parliament by a special majority. Other EU amendments Having looked at the provisions on the delegation of sovereignty, we will now come to those issues that have led to amendments concerning specific aspects of EU membership. There is a wide variety of such issues, depending on the content of individual constitutions and constitutional traditions in individual countries.
2. 5 6 overview of the accession process EU membership was not a self-evident path, and alternative relationships, such as forming an economic area or a loose form of confederation, were offered by the EU’s leaders, the CEE countries insisted on the prospect of full membership in order to avoid remaining in a geopolitical ‘grey zone’. The prospect of enlargement was ultimately opened in the Copenhagen Summit of the European Council in June 1993. 4 The first criterion is a political one, requiring demonstration of stability of institutions that guarantee democracy, rule of law, human rights and the protection of minorities.
The constitutions of Austria (article 23c) and Portugal (article 164p) regulate the national nomination of EU officials, and Austria has an amendment on the participation in the Common Foreign and Security Policy (article 23f). The French Constitution contains a provision on the free movement of persons, with a reference to the Amsterdam Treaty. The German Constitution contains a provision on the right of asylum concerning EC countries (article 16a), and on the administration of EC taxes at the federal level (article 108(1)).
EU Enlargement and the Constitutions of Central and Eastern Europe by Anneli Albi