Adieu à la directive?
EC-directive, unique nature. Questions and debate. Irremovable from EC law. Change of name and context in Constitution. Concept of law. Opportunities missed. Evolution to continue.
Key Words: European Community Law; Directives; Concept of Law; Sources of Community Law; Constitutional Treaty; Legislative Acts; Executive Acts; Hierarchy of Norms; European Law; European Framework Law.
1 Professor of International and European Institutional Law, Europa Institute, Faculty of Law, Utrecht University and member of the Advisory Board of the European Constitutional Law Review.