Searching for the Long-Lost Soul of Article 82ec

  title={Searching for the Long-Lost Soul of Article 82ec},
  author={P. Akman},
  journal={Oxford Journal of Legal Studies},
  • P. Akman
  • Published 2009
  • Sociology
  • Oxford Journal of Legal Studies
This paper examines the travaux preparatoires (prepatory documents) of Article 82EC which have so far been disregarded in the literature in order to find out the legislative intent of the provision. The legislative intent is important for understanding what Article 82EC currently is and aims at since its objectives have never been set out clearly by Community institutions. By using the travaux preparatoires the paper seeks to defy the common position that Article 82EC is based on 'ordoliberal… Expand
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