ALLIANCE OF EUROPEAN STATES SPIKE EUROJUST REFORM PLANS

BY KEITH NUTHALL

AN ALLIANCE of Austria, Belgium, the Czech Republic, Estonia, France, Italy, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Slovenia, Slovakia, Spain and Sweden have effectively blocked moves to create a European Public Prosecutor position. The European Commission has dropped draft proposals establishing the post within Eurojust, the European Union's (EU) network of prosecution agencies. This follows the tabling of reforms to Eurojust by these 14 member states which excluded the controversial prosecutor idea. However, the proposals ...


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