El régimen constitucional de los partidos políticos en el derecho de la Unión Europea: un equilibrio sui generis

Balance in political parties regulation is met in contemporary democracies when the attribution of relevant political functions to political parties is counterweighed with mechanisms of control. The application of this principle to the regulation of political parties under the EU legal order reveals...

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Main Author: Rodríguez, Ángel
Format: Article
Language:Spanish
Published: 2016
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Online Access:https://dialnet.unirioja.es/servlet/oaiart?codigo=5865512
Source:Teoría y realidad constitucional, ISSN 1139-5583, Nº 38, 2016, pags. 187-209
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Summary: Balance in political parties regulation is met in contemporary democracies when the attribution of relevant political functions to political parties is counterweighed with mechanisms of control. The application of this principle to the regulation of political parties under the EU legal order reveals a sui generis balance: the functions of European political parties in European elections or in the legislative process within the European Parliament is significantly limited by the leading role played by member States and national party politics; besides, the mechanisms of control on European political parties, including those of militant democracy, must coexist with national laws governing the same subject, creating the typical problems of multilevel scenarios.