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Judicial Control of the European Public Prosecutor’s Office

  • Martin Böse
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Abstract

According to the recently adopted EU Regulation on the establishment of the European Public Prosecutor’s Office (EPPO), the new supranational body shall be subject to judicial control not only by Union courts, but first and foremost by national courts of the Member States. The particular role of national courts is rooted in the hybrid structure of proceedings that are initiated by the EPPO, but will result in a trial before a national criminal court. This paper, however, argues that judicial control of a Union institution should be exercised by a Union court and that the treaty system of judicial protection does not allow for a delegation of jurisdiction to national courts.

Keywords

European Public Prosecutor’s Office Judicial protection Judicial control Judicial review National courts Jurisdiction Applicable law Double hat model 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of LawUniversity of BonnBonnGermany

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