Comitology Preferences in Daily Legislation

  • Jens Blom-Hansen
Part of the Palgrave Studies in European Union Politics book series (PSEUP)


Every year the Council and the European Parliament enact hundreds of regulations and directives, and about half of them contain a comitology provision. In these cases, the EU legislators delegate executive power to the Commission, but require it to follow a comitology procedure when using this power.


Regulatory Procedure True Preference Legislative Process Lisbon Treaty Advisory Procedure 
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© Jens Blom-Hansen 2011

Authors and Affiliations

  • Jens Blom-Hansen
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  1. 1.Department of Political ScienceAarhus UniversityDenmark

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