Textbook on EC Law has rapidly established itself as the leading textbook on the subject. Its aim is simple: to provide a single book of manageable size which covers all the major areas of EC law - constitutional, administrative, as well as ...
substantive. The success of this approach, both at home and abroad, is reflected in the fact that this seventh edition is appearing only twelve years after the first.This edition incorporates the institutional and This latest edition has been revised to take account of the many developments which have occurred during the last few years. All the important changes introduced by the 1997 Treaty of Amsterdam have been incorporated and challenges for the future in light of the 2000 Inter Governmental Conference and an enlarged Europe have been highlighted. As a result coverage of the EC institutions and the law-making process has been further expanded. A new chapter, dealing with the free movement of rights introduced by the Maastricht and Amsterdam treaties, has been included. The chapters relating to remedies have also been substantially updated to take into account the Court of Justice's recent case law on state liability, damages and limitation rules. These cases carry profound implications for Member States and individuals seeking to rely on Community law, as well as employers, public and private, on whom Community obligations may be imposed.