Europe and the law
Europe and the law

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Europe and the law

3.6 Summary of Part B

In Part B you have learned that the EU arose from the need for post-war regeneration in the economic and social spheres.

The EU is a comparatively recent political and legal institution. It has developed and grown over the past six decades. This development and growth is marked by a series of intergovernmental treaties which bind the member states together in a close political and legal entity.

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