National parliaments as regulators of network industries: A reply to Marek Szydło

Weatherill, Stephen
October 2012
International Journal of Constitutional Law;Oct2012, Vol. 10 Issue 4, p1167
Academic Journal
In this article, the author comments that a national parliament (NP) could be designated as a national regulatory authority (NRA) required by a European Union (EU) directive. He mentions that designating a specialist agency as a National Recovery Administration (NRA) seems to be preferable precisely as it achieves an insulation from raw politics. He disagrees that NPs are superior to orthodox NRAs in promoting open and impartial debate about regulatory issues.


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