International Organisations in the Energy Sector, No 3: The European Union
Article from: OGEL 3 (2003), in OGEL Profiles
The EU is not an international agency, but a persona under international law that is situated between a supranational organisation and a federation of States.  The ‘energy law’ it produces is therefore both part of international energy law and the internal, domestic energy law of both the Union and, through direct effect and implementation by national law, of the Member States.  The EU has, among all international organisations, been the most active producer of energy law over the ...