The Roles and Responsibilities of the Institutional Triangle of the Eu

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26. United Kingdom (UK) is one of the 27 Member States of the European Union (EU), and is, hence, directly affected by laws & policies of the European Union.
Give a brief description of the roles & responsibilities of the Institutional Triangle of the EU, including their law making (legislative) powers. Also, give a very brief description of the other two main institutions of the EU, namely, the European
Council and the European Court of Justice (ECJ). (5 Marks)

The roles and responsibilities of the institutional triangle of the EU is that the institutional triangle produces the policies and the laws that are applied throughout the EU. The rules and procedures that the institutions must follow are laid down in the treaties, which
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One change introduced by the Lisbon Treaty which came into force on 1 December 2009 is that for the first time it recognizes the possibility for a Member State to withdraw from the European Union (EU). Secondly it introduced the Common Foreign and Security Policy. Moreover it extended the collective capacity of the EU to act on ‘Freedom, Security and Justice’ in fighting crime (human trafficking; drugs; money laundering) and terrorism and for or the first time it created the most powerful post of the EU High Representative for Foreign and Security Policy.

27. List the three most important legal instruments concerning Human Rights, and briefly describe the four articles of the Human Rights Act which are relied upon (invoked) in the Courts, in relation to planning permission, compulsory purchase order, landlord & tenant, and urban regeneration. Please make reference to the relevant cases (case law or authorities) without describing them. (5 Marks)

The three most important legal instruments concerning Human Rights are: - Universal Declaration of Human Rights (1948) - International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights - International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights

The four articles of the Human Rights Act which are relied upon (invoked) in the Courts are; - Article 6 > Right to a fair trial. This is when everyone is entitled to a fair and public hearing within a reasonable time by an independent and

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