Legal Transplant of the European Integration Model to the Cross-Strait Polity: A Common Market Model

  • Joseph Lee


Many scholars consider that the European integration model could be a future model for cross-Strait integration, with regard to the integration of China and Taiwan. However, very few authors have discussed this issue in a systematic way, by examining the nature of EU integration with reference to its legal institutions, the reasons why China and Taiwan should adopt the European model and how it could be implemented. This paper places this discussion within a systemic framework by recognizing the European integration model as a legal model, founded on different legal theories, concepts, principles and legal instruments, and arguing that the adoption of such a model would be a form of legal transplant.


European Integration National Court Advocate General Common Market Lisbon Treaty 
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