Demand for Take-Over of the Whole Acquis by the Accession Countries – an Impediment for Membership?


According to Copenhagen criteria from 1993, EU defined the take-over of the complete body of common EU legislation (so called acquis communautaire) as one of the requirements for EU membership – together with democracy, protection of human rights, market economy and external security. While the accession countries have mostly achieved other prerequisites of… (More)


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