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The role of the Commission and qualified majority voting

John Temple Lang

The role of the Commission and qualified majority voting

a unique relationship with the Council

by John Temple Lang

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Published by Institute of European Affairs in Dublin .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Public administration -- Decision making.,
  • European federation.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJohn Temple Lang, Eamonn Gallagher.
    SeriesOccasional paper / Institute of European Affairs -- 7, Occasional paper (Institute of European Affairs) -- 7.
    ContributionsGallagher, Eamonn., Institute of European Affairs.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJN15 .T45 1995
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 42 p. ;
    Number of Pages42
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15190350M
    ISBN 101874109141
    OCLC/WorldCa33044591

    New Council qualified majority Voting Rules In effect december 4. Book reviews; gsclibrary; Institutional affairs. Since the first of November, there is a new system to determine if a vote in European Council and the Council of the EU will pass or fail under the Qualified Majority Voting rules. voting, elections, voters, candidate, election, election results, vote by mail, polling place, voter registration, sample ballot, multilingual services, candidate.

      Firstly, it considers how the LT is supposed to increase the EU’s effectiveness through more qualified majority voting, the co-decision procedure and through institutional changes including the creation of new leading positions. Secondly, democratic values are more clearly defined and roles of the European and national parliaments are reinforced. The position of lieutenant governor exists in the overwhelming majority of states, where the position is most often filled by popular statewide election and jointly with the governor, although in a small number of cases the role of lieutenant governor is assigned by state law to another position in either the executive or legislative branch (e.

      The book deals with the two main crises that the newborn EC had to cope with in the s: the French veto of the British bid to join the EC, and the 'empty chair' crisis following de Gaulle’s objection to proposals for an extension to majority voting. studies have confirmed a premium1 for voting shares over non-voting shares. For most equity markets, voting shares trade at a premium between 5 percent and 20 percent2. The possible determinants of the voting premium include: the value of control benefits the controlling shareholder enjoys; market segmentation (e.g.


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