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European Union Law

This is a free, online wikibook, so it is continually being updated and refined. According to the authors, "The European Union is unique among international organisations in having a complex and highly developed system of internal law which has direct effect within the legal systems of its member states. The EU is not a federal government, nor is it an intergovernmental organisation. It involves reciprocal agreement within its fields of activity, as if countries have agreed to work together to agree. There are three types of Union law: primary legislation: the treaties; secondary legislation: regulations, directives, decisions, recommendations and opinions made by the Union's institutions in accordance with the treaties; and decisions of the w:European Court of Justice and the w:Court of... Show More


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