Complexities of the Baltic Sea Regulatory Framework

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Publikationens författare: Viljam Engström
Förläggare: Elsevier
Publiceringsår: 2018
Tidskrift: Marine Policy
Volym: 98
Nummer: December
Artikelns första sida, sidnummer: 191
Artikelns sista sida, sidnummer: 200


The Baltic Sea Region is subject to international regulation at the
global level, through EU legislation, and sub-regionally. This article
aims is to identify features of the regulatory framework both in terms
of the nature of core legal instruments and the role of
intergovernmental organizations. As the article seeks to identify
interconnections between the regulatory layers, the role of EU law for
Baltic Sea cooperation warrants special attention. EU law, the article
claims, not only comes with a promise of monitoring and enforcement, but
can also be a main source of diffusion of the regulatory process.
Further, while EU law structures the regulatory scene in accordance with
EU competence, it excludes one Baltic Sea littoral state – the Russian
Federation. For this reason alone, the global and regional levels retain
their importance, underlining also the importance of regulatory

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