Justice and Home Affairs: The Treaty of Maastricht as a Decisive Intergovernmental Gate Opener

  title={Justice and Home Affairs: The Treaty of Maastricht as a Decisive Intergovernmental Gate Opener},
  author={Jorg Monar},
  journal={Journal of European Integration},
  pages={717 - 734}
  • J. Monar
  • Published 29 October 2012
  • Political Science
  • Journal of European Integration
Abstract The introduction of ‘cooperation in the fields of justice and home affairs’ in the guise of Title VI of the Treaty on European Union can be regarded as one of the most momentous innovations of the Treaty of Maastricht. In 20 years it has turned from a loosely framed and largely intergovernmental cooperation framework into a fundamental treaty objective which has generated over 1400 texts adopted by the Council and a range of new EU institutional structures such as Europol and Eurojust… 
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