Wim J. M. Voermans

Leiden University - Leiden Law School

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Scholarly Papers (39)

1.

The Birth of a Legislature: The EU Parliament after the Lisbon Treaty

The Brown Journal of World Affairs, Vol. 17, No. 2, pp. 163-180, 2011
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 14 Nov 2011
Wim J. M. Voermans
Leiden University - Leiden Law School
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Lisbon Treaty, ordinary legislative procedure, special legislative procedure, EU regulation, EU Directive, delegated regulation, delegated directive, legislative instruments, non-legislative instruments, delegation, comitology, implementing measures

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Towards a European Administrative Procedure Act

Review of European Administrative Law, Vol. 2, No. 2, pp. 3-35, Europa Law Publishing, 2009
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 27 Oct 2009 Last Revised: 14 Sep 2011
Anne Meuwese, Ymre Schuurmans and Wim J. M. Voermans
Tilburg University, Leiden University and Leiden University - Leiden Law School
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European administrative law, regulatory impact assessment, regulation, governance, notice and comment procedure, better regulation, stakeholder participation, EU agencies, Administrative Procedure Act, comitology, judicial review, transparency, accountability, Lisbon Treaty

Towards a European Administrative Procedure Act

Review of European and Administrative Law, Vol. 2, No. 2, pp. 3-35, 2009
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 20 Feb 2010
Anne Meuwese, Ymre Schuurmans and Wim J. M. Voermans
Tilburg University, Leiden University and Leiden University - Leiden Law School
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Administrative Procedure, EU Law, Judicial Review, Lisbon Treaty

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The Transposition of EC Directives: A Comparative Study of Instruments, Techniques and Processes in Six EU Member States

Leiden University, Leiden/ Research and Documentation Centre (WODC) of the Ministry of Justice Paper
Number of pages: 213 Posted: 12 Aug 2008 Last Revised: 10 Nov 2009
Bernard Steunenberg and Wim J. M. Voermans
Institute of Public Administration, Campus Den Haag and Leiden University - Leiden Law School
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transposition EC Directives, implementation EC Law, implementation process, transposition technique, implementation instrument, EC directives, negative resolution, affirmative resolution, statutory instrument, Pergola system, algemene maatregel van bestuur,decreto legislativo, decreto leggi

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Is the European Legislator after Lisbon a Real Legislature?

Legislacao Cadernos de Ciencia de Legislacao, No. 50, pp. 391-413, December 2009
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 23 Feb 2009 Last Revised: 12 Aug 2010
Wim J. M. Voermans
Leiden University - Leiden Law School
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European Legislature, Codecision Procedure, Lisbon Treaty, Legislative Procedure, Ordinary Legislative Procedure, Insititutional Balance, Amendment Procedure, Delegation, Implementation, European Parliament, Legitimacy, European Law, Constitutional Law, Lamfalussy Procedure

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Concern about the Quality of EU Legislation: What Kind of Problem, by What Kind of Standards?

Erasmus Law Review, Vol. 2, No. 1, 2009
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 24 Sep 2008
Wim J. M. Voermans
Leiden University - Leiden Law School
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Quality of legislation, EU legislation, better regulation, better law making, rule of law, standards for legislation, deregulation, red tape, simplification

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Legislative Processes in Transition: Comparative Study of the Legislative Processes in EU Countries

Leiden Law School Research Paper
Number of pages: 153 Posted: 15 Dec 2012 Last Revised: 22 Dec 2012
Wim J. M. Voermans and Hans-Martien ten Napel
Leiden University - Leiden Law School and Leiden Law School
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legislative process, parliament, legislative scrutiny, comparative parliamentary procedures, consultation, ICT, parliamentary committees, crowd surfing, efficiency of the legislative process, prioritization, fixed term parliament, discontinuity principle, departemental coordination

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Councils for the Judiciary in EU Countries

Wim Voermans and Pim Albers, COUNCILS FOR THE JUDICIARY IN EU COUNTRIES, Council of Europe, European Commission for the Efficiency of Justice (CEPEJ), Strasbourg 2003
Number of pages: 132 Posted: 20 Sep 2008 Last Revised: 10 Nov 2009
Pim Albers and Wim J. M. Voermans
affiliation not provided to SSRN and Leiden University - Leiden Law School
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Council for the Judiciary, Domstolsverket, Consiglio Superiore della Magistrature, Raad voor de Rechtspraak, Courts Service, Domstolsstyrelsen, State Judicial Council, Northern model, Southern model

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Judicial Transparency Furthering Public Accountability for New Judiciaries

Utrecht Law Review, Vol. 3, No. 1, pp. 148-159, June 2007
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 05 Jul 2007 Last Revised: 25 Jan 2010
Wim J. M. Voermans
Leiden University - Leiden Law School
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judicial transparency, access to information, information provision by courts, new judiciary, public accountability, legitimacy of the judiciary, hard and soft accountability, social accountability, public hearing, closed-door sessions, publicity, press rules, public pronouncement, privacy

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Motive-Based Enforcement

W. Voermans, Motive-Based Enforcement, in: Luzius Mader, Sergey Kabyshev (eds.), Regulatory Reforms; Implementation and Compliance, Proceedings of the Tenth Congress of the International Association of Legislation (IAL) in Veliky Novgorod, June 28th-29th 2012. Nomos: Baden-Baden, 2014, p. 41-61
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 24 Mar 2013 Last Revised: 05 Feb 2014
Wim J. M. Voermans
Leiden University - Leiden Law School
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regulatory compliance, regulatory enforcement, deterrence, criminal sanctions, regulatory implementation, enforcement, compliance, enforcement strategy, homo economicus

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Codification and Consolidation in Europe as Means to Untie Red Tape

Statute Law Review, Vol. 29, No. 2, pp. 65-81, 2008
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 28 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 10 Nov 2009
Leiden University - Leiden Law School, affiliation not provided to SSRN, Academy for Legislation in the Netherlands and Independent
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European Union, codification, consolidation, legislation, revision processes, legislative stock, deregulation, administrative burden, red tape, authorised reprints, promulgation of legislation

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The European Constitution and the Relation Between European and Member State Powers

Zeitschrift für Staats-und Europawissenschaften, Vol. 5, No. 1, pp. 25-45, 2007
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 08 Aug 2008 Last Revised: 10 Nov 2009
Wim J. M. Voermans and Henk Griffioen
Leiden University - Leiden Law School and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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European Constitution, Lisbon Treaty, separation of powers, European legislature, Constitutional treaty, Lisbon Treaty, institutional balance, branches of government, duas politica, trias politica, checks and balances

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The Quest for Legitimacy in EU Secondary Legislation

The Theory and Practice of Legislation, Vol 2, No 1, p. 5-33
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 12 Feb 2014 Last Revised: 29 Apr 2016
Wim J. M. Voermans, Josephine Hartmann and Michael Kaeding
Leiden University - Leiden Law School, Leiden University - Leiden Law School and University of Duisburg-Essen
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EU law, EU legislative process, EU secondary legislation, legitimacy, EU post-Lisbon, rule-making, delegation, implementing acts, delegated acts, comitology, European Commission, EU legislator, European Parliament, Lisbon Treaty, article 290 TFEU, article 291 TFEU

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Styles of Legislation and Their Effects

Statute Law Review , Vol. 32, No. 1, pp. 38–53, 2011
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 24 Aug 2010 Last Revised: 17 Mar 2011
Wim J. M. Voermans
Leiden University - Leiden Law School
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Legislation, Legislative Drafting, Style, Common Law, Civil Law, International Drafting, Multilingual Drafting

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Gold-Plating and Double Banking: An Overrated Problem?

CONTENT AND MEANING OF NATIONAL LAW IN THE CONTEXT OF TRANSNATIONAL LAW, Henk Snijders, and Stefan Vogenauer, eds., pp. 79-88, Sellier European Law Publishers: Munich, 2009
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 22 Dec 2008 Last Revised: 10 Nov 2009
Wim J. M. Voermans
Leiden University - Leiden Law School
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over-implementation, gold-plating, double banking, regulatory creep, regulatory reform, cutting red tape, simplification, better regulation

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Delegation is a Matter of Confidence: The New EU Delegation System Under the Treaty of Lisbon

European Public Law, Vol. 17, No. 2, 2011
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 10 Aug 2010 Last Revised: 14 Jan 2014
Wim J. M. Voermans
Leiden University - Leiden Law School
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European Union, Lisbon Treaty, Delegation, Comitology, EU Legislative Procedure, Primacy of Legislature, Implementation of EU Legislation, Lamfalussy Procedure, Article 290 TFEU, Article 291 TFEU

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Better Regulation by Appeal

European Public Law, Vol. 17, No. 3, 2011
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 12 Nov 2010 Last Revised: 02 Sep 2011
Wim J. M. Voermans and Ymre Schuurmans
Leiden University - Leiden Law School and Leiden University
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To Measure Is to Know: The Quantification of Regulation

Number of pages: 20 Posted: 13 Jun 2013 Last Revised: 17 Jun 2016
Wim J. M. Voermans
Leiden University - Leiden Law School
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better regulation, regulation, impact assessment, administrative burden, deregulation, better regulation policy, quantification, appraisal methods, red tape, standard cost model, ex ante evaluation

Implementation of EU Enforcement Provisions: Between European Control and National Practice

Review of European Administrative Law, Vol. 1, No. 2, p. 83, 2008, Leiden Law School Research Paper
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 27 Jul 2011
Leiden University - Leiden Law School, Leiden University - Leiden Law School, affiliation not provided to SSRN, affiliation not provided to SSRN, affiliation not provided to SSRN, Utrecht University School of Law (the Netherlands), Leiden University, University of Utrecht - Faculty of Law, Economics and Governance, Institute of Public Administration, Campus Den Haag, Utrecht University School of Law (the Netherlands), Utrecht University, Leiden University - Leiden Law School and Utrecht University - Faculty of Law
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European Union, law enforcement, legislation, implementation, national practice

Implementation of EU Enforcement Provisions: Between European Control and National Practice

Review of European and Administrative Law, Vol. 1, No. 2, pp. 83-97, 2008
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 20 Feb 2010
Leiden University - Leiden Law School, Leiden University - Leiden Law School, Utrecht University School of Law (the Netherlands), Leiden University, Utrecht University - Faculty of Law, Institute of Public Administration, Campus Den Haag, Utrecht University School of Law (the Netherlands), Utrecht University, Leiden University - Leiden Law School and Utrecht University - Faculty of Law
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A Bird's Eye View of Dutch Constitutional Law

Number of pages: 12 Posted: 13 May 2016
Wim J. M. Voermans
Leiden University - Leiden Law School
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Constitution, Dutch constitutiional law, parliamentary system, elections, judiciary, judicial review, decentralization, fundamental rights

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Implementation: The Achilles Heel of European Integration

W. Voermans (2015), ‘Implementation: the Achilles Heel of European Integration’, The Theory and Practice of Legislation 2(3): 343-359
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 16 Oct 2014 Last Revised: 05 Aug 2015
Wim J. M. Voermans
Leiden University - Leiden Law School
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European Union, European integration, implementation, compliance, application of EU law, transposition, non-compliance, compliance deficits, implementation deficits

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Concerns About the Quality of EU Legislation: What Kind of Problem, by What Kind of Standards?

Erasmus Law Review, Vol. 1, No. 2, 2009
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 25 Oct 2009 Last Revised: 09 Nov 2009
Wim J. M. Voermans
Leiden University - Leiden Law School
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EU legislative instruments policies

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Constitutional Reserves and Covert Constitutions

Indian Journal of Constitutional Law, Vol. 3, pp. 84-104, 2009
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 03 Apr 2009 Last Revised: 10 Nov 2009
Wim J. M. Voermans
Leiden University - Leiden Law School
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constitution, rigid constitution, amendment procedure, constitutional reserve, comparative law, vorbehalt des gesetz

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Introduction: The Powers That Be. Rethinking the Separation of Powers. A Leiden Response to Mollers

Hans-Martien ten Napel and Wim Voermans (eds.), The Powers That Be. Rethinking the Separation of Powers. A Leiden Response to Mollers (Leiden: Leiden University Press) 7-29, 2016
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 09 Jun 2016
Hans-Martien ten Napel, Joost Luiten and Wim J. M. Voermans
Leiden Law School, BarentsKrans and Leiden University - Leiden Law School
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separation of powers, government, state, democratic legitimacy

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The Revenue of Regulation

Bubeyon Magazine 2012, 8, vol. 32, p. 21-23
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 06 Sep 2012
Wim J. M. Voermans
Leiden University - Leiden Law School
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better regulation, impact assessment, appraisal methods, risk assessment, smart regulation

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Free the Legislative Process of its Paper Chains: IT-Inspired Redesign of the Legislative Procedure

Number of pages: 16 Posted: 02 Jun 2011
Wim J. M. Voermans, Remco van WIjk and Welmoed Fokkema
Leiden University - Leiden Law School, affiliation not provided to SSRN and Thauris
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legislative procedure, legislative process, information technology, IT-assistance legislative drafting, redesign

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Legislation and Regulation

Draft for the Handbook of Legislation (eds. H. Xanthaki & U. Karpen), 2017 Forthcoming
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 08 Jul 2016
Wim J. M. Voermans
Leiden University - Leiden Law School
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legislation, regulation, quality of legislation, governance, constitution

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Beating About the Bush in 'Better Regulation'

Bernard Steunenberg, Wim Voermans and Stefaan Van den Bogaert (eds.), Fit for the Future; Reflections from Leiden on the Functioning of the EU. Eleven international Publishing: The Hague, p. 69-88, 2016
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 28 Apr 2016
Wim J. M. Voermans
Leiden University - Leiden Law School
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EU regulation, better regulation, regulatory state, EU legislation, Refit, Regulatoruy scrutiny board, impact assessment, comitology, EU, evaluation, regulatory policy

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Voting for Europe: Lessons from Dutch Referendums?

Journal of the Japan-Netherlands Institute, Vol. 10, pp. 220-243, 2010
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 07 Aug 2008 Last Revised: 12 Aug 2010
Wim J. M. Voermans
Leiden University - Leiden Law School
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European constitution, referendum, Dutch referendum, Treaty Establishing a Constitution for Europe, Lisbon Treaty, ratification, European constitutional law, constitutional law, plebiscites

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Applicability of Fundamental Rights in Private Law: What is the Legislature to Do?

Martinus Nijhoff, Constitutionalisation of Private Law, pp. 33-41, Tom Barkhuysen, Siewert D. Lindebergh, eds., Leiden/Boston, 2006
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 23 Jul 2011
Wim J. M. Voermans
Leiden University - Leiden Law School
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consitutionalisation, fundamental rights, private law, horizontal effect of fundamental rights, drittwirkung, legislature

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The Sisyphus Paradox of Cutting Red Tape and Managing Public Risk

Utrecht Law Review, Vol. 4, No. 3, pp. 128-144, December 2008
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 21 Feb 2009 Last Revised: 25 Jan 2010
Wim J. M. Voermans
Leiden University - Leiden Law School
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better regulation, regulatory quality, cutting red tape, reducing administrative burden, simplification, public risk, better law-making

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The Coming of Age of the European Legislator

RETHINKING EUROPE'S CONSTITUTION, Andreas Kinneging, ed., pp. 175-196, Nijmegen: Wolf Legal Publishers
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 20 Sep 2008 Last Revised: 10 Nov 2009
Wim J. M. Voermans
Leiden University - Leiden Law School
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European legislature, European Constitution, checks and balances, legislative and non-legislative acts, delegation of legislative authority, comitologie, administration, judiciary

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Saying No to a European Constitution: Dutch Revolt, Enigma or Pragmatism?

Zeitschrift für Staats - und Europawissenschaften, Vol. 3, Iss. 4, pp. 594-619, June 2, 2006
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 07 Aug 2008 Last Revised: 10 Nov 2009
Bernard Steunenberg, Theo A. J. Toonen and Wim J. M. Voermans
Institute of Public Administration, Campus Den Haag, affiliation not provided to SSRN and Leiden University - Leiden Law School
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Treaty establishing a constitution for Europe, European Constitution, referendum, Dutch referendum, plebiscite, ratification, European constitutionalisation process

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Understanding the Law: Improving Legal Knowledge Dissemination by Translating the Contents of Formal Sources of Law

Artificial Intelligence and Law, Vol. 17, No. 1, pp. 51-78, January 2009
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 12 Aug 2010
Laurens Mommers, Wouter Koelewijn, Hugo Kielman and Wim J. M. Voermans
affiliation not provided to SSRN, Leiden University - Leiden Law School, Leiden University - Leiden Law School and Leiden University - Leiden Law School
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Accessibility of Legal Information, Understandability of Legal Information, Artificial Intelligence and the Law, Definitions

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The Dutch Constitution in Comparative Perspective

Giuseppe Franco Ferrari, Reijer Passchier and Wim Voermans (eds.), The Dutch Constitution Beyond 200 Years: Tradition and Innovation in a Multilevel Legal Order, The Hague: Eleven International Publishing 2018
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 23 May 2018
Reijer Passchier and Wim J. M. Voermans
Leiden University - Leiden Law School and Leiden University - Leiden Law School
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Dutch Constitution, comparative constitutional law

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Introduction

Constitutional Preambles: A Comparative Analysis (Cheltenham: Edward Elgar 2017) (Elgar Monographs in Constitutional and Administrative Law series)
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 24 Aug 2017
Wim J. M. Voermans, Maarten Stremler and Paul Cliteur
Leiden University - Leiden Law School, Tilburg Law School and Leiden University - Leiden Law School
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Constitutions, preambles, comparative analysis

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The Dutch Constitution Beyond 200 Years: Tradition and Innovation in a Multilevel Legal Order

Eleven International Publishing, Forthcoming
Posted: 13 Feb 2018
Giuseppe Ferrari, Reijer Passchier and Wim J. M. Voermans
Bocconi University - Department of Law, Leiden University - Leiden Law School and Leiden University - Leiden Law School

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Constitutional Law, Constitution of the Netherlands, Dutch Constitution, Comparative Constitutional Law

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Legislative Processes in Transition: Comparative Study of the Legislative Processes in Finland, Slovenia and the United Kingdom as a Source of Inspiration for Enhancing the Efficiency of the Dutch Legislative Process

Posted: 09 Oct 2017
Leiden University - Leiden Law School, Leiden Law School, Leiden University - Leiden Law School, Leiden University - Leiden Law School and Institute of Public Administration, Campus Den Haag

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Legislative Process, Parliament, Legislative Scrutiny, Comparative Parliamentary Procedures, Consultation, ICT, Parliamentary Committees, Crowd Surfing, Efficiency of the Legislative Process, Prioritization, Fixed Term Parliament, Discontinuity Principle, Departmental Coordination

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Combining Efficiency and Transparency in Legislative Processes

The Theory and Practice of Legislation Vol. 3(3), 2015 (peer-reviewed)
Posted: 15 Jan 2016 Last Revised: 23 Aug 2017
Wim J. M. Voermans, Hans-Martien ten Napel and Reijer Passchier
Leiden University - Leiden Law School, Leiden Law School and Leiden University - Leiden Law School

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Legislative process, Efficiency, Transparency, ICT, Consultation, Openness, Participation

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Europeanization, Constitutional Review and Consensus Politics in the Low Countries

in: Hans Vollaard, Jan Beyers and Patrick Dumont (eds.), European Integration in the Low Countries. Routledge 2014, p. 92-113
Posted: 06 Mar 2014 Last Revised: 28 Aug 2014
Patricia Popelier and Wim J. M. Voermans
University of Antwerp and Leiden University - Leiden Law School

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constitutional review, judicial review, consensus democracy, consociationalist democracy, EU, Europeanization, European integration, consensus politics, federal system, unitary system, jurisdiction, litigation

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Going Against the Consociational Grain: The Debate on the Dutch Advisory Referendum Act and the Ukraine-EU Association Agreement Referendum

International Journal of Constitutional Law Blog
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 04 Jun 2017 Last Revised: 08 Aug 2018
Reijer Passchier and Wim J. M. Voermans
Leiden University - Leiden Law School and Leiden University - Leiden Law School
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Referendum, Netherlands, consociationalism