Article 16 [The Council]

  • Hermann-Josef Blanke
  • Stelio Mangiameli


1. The Council shall, 11–30 jointly with the European Parliament, exercise legislative 13–16 and budgetary 17–19 functions. It shall carry out policy-making and coordinating functions as laid down in the Treaties.


European Council Qualified Majority Council Meeting Council Decision Legislative Power 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Hermann-Josef Blanke
    • 1
  • Stelio Mangiameli
    • 2
  1. 1.Faculty for Economics, Law and Social ScienceUniversity of ErfurtErfurtGermany
  2. 2.National Research Council Institute for Regionalism, Federalism and Self-GovernmentRomeItaly

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