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Baltic Journal of European Studies

Tallinn Law School, Department of Law, School of Business and Governance, Tallinn University of Technology

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Association Through Approximation: Procedural Law and Politics of Legislative and Regulatory Approximation in the EU-Ukraine Association Agreement

Andriy Tyushka
  • European Interdisciplinary Studies Department, College of Europe (Natolin Campus) ul. Nowoursynowska 84, Warsaw 02-796, Poland
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Published Online: 2015-02-01 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/bjes-2015-0005

Abstract

Against the context of the evolution of the European Union's association agreements as transformative tools beyond the organizational boundaries, this article seeks to develop an account for understanding legislative and regulatory approximation mechanisms as the essential elements for the exercise of the Union's normative and regulatory impact. It therefore distinguishes between both concepts and provides a legal and political science explorations of what the legislative and regulatory approximations are, and what are their substantial rationale and procedural features in the context of ‘gradualist’ convergence approach enshrined in the EU-Ukraine Association Agreement.

Keywords: EU association agreements; legislative approximation; regulatory approximation; Ukraine

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Citation Information: Baltic Journal of European Studies, ISSN (Online) 2228-0596, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/bjes-2015-0005.

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