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Title: Respect for the rule of law within the European Union
Current status: Collection ongoing
Deadline: 08/04/2020
Commission registration number: ECI(2019)000005
Date of registration: 08/04/2019
Date of publication of this translation: 29/04/2019
Registration language: FR / Other languages available: BG CS DA DE EL EN ES ET FI FR GA HR HU IT LT LV MT NL PL PT RO SK SL SV
Commission Decision on the registration of the proposed citizens' initiative: COMMISSION DECISION
Subject-matter: Creation of an objective and impartial evaluation mechanism to verify the application of the European Union’s values by all the Member States.
Main objectives: (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
Organisers / Members of citizens' committee:
  • Representative: Pier Virgilio DASTOLI -
  • Substitute: Marco CAPPATO -
  • Other members: Martine MEHEUT, Gabriela Paula POBLET DENTI, Tamás LATTMANN, Jenny Elisabeth PAUL, Michael Gábor ZICHY
Annex: Other languages available: FR
Draft legal act:
Sources of support and funding:

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