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Respect for the rule of law within the European Union
Commission registration number: ECI(2019)000005
Date of registration: 08/04/2019
Date of publication of this translation: 29/04/2019
Commission Decision on the registration of the proposed citizens' initiative:COMMISSION DECISION
Creation of an objective and impartial evaluation mechanism to verify the application of the European
Union’s values by all the Member States.
(a) Provide the European Union with general legislation making it possible to verify in an objective
manner the practical application of national provisions relating to the rule of law in order to strengthen
mutual trust between the Member States and to facilitate the implementation of the provisions of
Article 7 TEU concerning possible breaches of the Union’s values.
(b) Facilitate the enforcement of European laws on judicial cooperation in criminal matters (e.g. the
European Arrest Warrant).
Provisions of the Treaties considered relevant by the organisers:
Article 70 TFEU