Legislation in Europe: A Comprehensive Guide For Scholars and Practitioners (Hardcover)
This book provides a practical handbook for legislation. Written by a team of experts, practitioners and scholars, it invites national institutions to apply its teachings in the context of their own drafting manuals and laws. Analysis focuses on general principles and best practice within the context of the different systems of government in Europe. Questions explored include subsidiarity, legitimacy, efficacy, effectiveness, efficiency, proportionality, monitoring and regulatory impact assessment. Taking a practical approach which starts from evidence-based rationality, it represents essential reading for all practitioners in the field of legislative drafting.
About the Author
Ulrich Karpen is Professor of Constitutional and Administrative Law, University of Hamburg.Helen Xanthaki is Professor of Law, UCL; and Senior Research Fellow, IALS, University of London.