Thursday, 18th October 2012
The UK’s planned ‘block opt-out’ from EU justice and policing measures in 2014
The UK government announced on15 October 2012 that it intended in principle to take up the option to opt-out from all EU policing and criminal law measures adopted before the Treaty of Lisbon, with effect from 1 December 2014, but then to opt back in to some of these measures. This analysis looks in detail at the legal framework and practical implications of the government’s intentions.
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By Adrian Janes
Having begun his career in academic libraries, Adrian Janes is currently an Information Services Librarian with the London Borough of Havering.
In this role, he has particular responsibility for information from both the UK Government and the European Union. He wrote a detailed report on sources for the latter which was published by Free Pint Ltd. in 2007. He is also involved in training and publicising online reference resources and is a regular contributor to DocuTicker.
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