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Services of General Interest (EU) as Indicators of Public Functions in the Sense of Public Administrative Law – Using EU Concepts to Deal with Problems of National Law, by Margrét Vala Kristjánsdóttir

The question and the context in which it is raised Do the characteristics of Services of General Interest (SGIs), that give them a special status in EU law, provide guidelines for the definition of ‘publicness’ in the sense of public administrative law at the national level? This question is raised in the context of Icelandic…

EU Environmental Principles and Scientific Uncertainty before National Courts—The Case of the Habitats Directive: Some Comparative Conclusions, by M Eliantonio, E Lees and T Paloniitty

The aim of this blog post is to draw some comparative conclusions from the study we carried out on how national courts deal with scientific uncertainty, specifically in the context of the litigation generated by the Habitats and Wild Birds Directives. This post concludes a series of posts which the contributors of our study have…