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By Oscar van Heffen, Walter J.M. Kickert, Jacques J.A. Thomassen

This e-book is the speedy results of the co-operation of a good number of students within the Netherlands Institute of presidency (NIG). NIG is an interuniversity learn tuition. As such it has a double job. as well as supplying a Ph.D application to scholars in Public management it is also a study institute during which a number of students from seven Dutch universities take part and paintings on a standard learn application. The chapters during this publication are all items of the learn application that began in 1995. This software had the ambition to discover the frontiers of the self-discipline in respects. First via learning a couple of fresh advancements in society and their outcomes for the functioning of presidency. those results may be summarised because the improvement of a procedure of multi point and multi actor governance. moment, via contributing to the information of associations, either via learning what components are most crucial within the formation and alter of associations and by means of learning the consequences of associations at the behaviour of actors in several political and administrative settings. such a lot contributions to this quantity both have their beginning in meetings geared up by way of the NIG or have been released as an NIG operating paper. we're thankful to Marcia Clifford and Connie Hoekstra who ready the ultimate model of the manuscript, to Ian Priestnall who took care of the language enhancing and to an nameless reviewer whose reviews have been gratefully used.

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In the last stage, the Council will consider the Commission proposal and determine whether sufficient support exists to select a different and new Council policy that differs from the Commission proposal. The Commission proposal, x, forms the status quo post that will be implemented if the Council does not respond, which occurs when it is found in the Council's blocking set. Otherwise the Council will propose a policy that is equivalent to the most preferred position of one of its decisive members.

This is called 'independence' or 'external' sovereignty. Independence refers to a state's authority to conduct relations with other states. A state can also delegate part of its external authority to an international organization - as did the member states of the European Economic Community (EEC), when they delegated to the European Commission their authority to conduct negotiations in the framework of the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT) (cf. Lieshout, 1999: 14). That states can delegate part of their internal or external authority to international organizations neither means that states 'surrender' their sovereignty, or parts of it (cf.

February 1996. Haibach, G. (1997) Comitology: A comparative analysis of the separation and delegation of legislative powers. The Maastricht Journal ofEuropean and Comparative Law 4: 373-385. Joerges, C. and 1. Neyer (1997) From intergovernmental bargaining to deliberative political processes: The constitutionalisation of comitology. European Law Journal 3 : 273-299. G. and P. VerLoren van Themaat (1990) Introduction to the Law of the European Communities: After the Coming into Force of the Single European Act.

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