Case C-133/06 European Parliament v Council [2008] ECR I-3189

Ball, R. and Dadomo, C. (2009) Case C-133/06 European Parliament v Council [2008] ECR I-3189. European Public Law, 15 (3). pp. 335-347. ISSN 1354-3725 Available from:


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Case comment on an important ruling providing valuable confirmation of the significance of institutional balance in the decision-making process and the delegation of powers, including the established position of comitology. It identifies the real significance of the case that lies in the issues of secondary legal bases, the rule of law and legitimacy of the decision-making process, particularly for politically sensitive policy areas such as asylum, immigration, and the treatment of refugees.

Item Type:Article
Additional Information:Reproduced with the permission of Kluwer Law International from Ball, R. Dadomo, C., Case C-133/06 European Parliament v Council [2008] ECR I-3189, European Public Law, 15 (3), page(s), 2009.
Uncontrolled Keywords:council, European Parliament, institutional balance, rule of law, decision making, legitimacy
Faculty/Department:Faculty of Business and Law > Department of Law
ID Code:12863
Deposited By: Dr R. Ball
Deposited On:29 Nov 2010 12:10
Last Modified:24 Dec 2016 20:10

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