This Article first discusses the legal nature of the directive and the process by which Member States implement directives. Second, this Article explores enforcement of directives and examines the enforcement roles of the Commission of the European Communities and the Court of Justice of the European Communities. Finally this Article proposes a series of initiatives at the Member State and Community levels to improve implementation and enforcement of Community environmental law.
The European Community's Policy on Implementation of Environmental Directives,
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