Justice and Home Affairs Council : Cooperation on Divorce Rules Raises Fears of Two-Speed Europe'
The simplification of cross-border divorce in Europe should be the subject of an attempt at "enhanced cooperation", to circumvent a Swedish veto. Gathered on 25 July in Brussels, EU justice ministers contented themselves with an exchange of opinions over the proposal for the Rome III regulation, on which they have been stumbling for over three years. But at least eight member states (plus France) want to press forward: Romania, Hungary, Austria, Spain, Italy, Slovenia, Luxembourg and Greece. According to EU treaties, there must be at least eight member states to start enhanced cooperation. They should send a formal request for the European Commission - individual letters or a single …
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Publication information: Article title: Justice and Home Affairs Council : Cooperation on Divorce Rules Raises Fears of Two-Speed Europe'. Contributors: Not available. Magazine title: European Social Policy. Publication date: September 9, 2008. Page number: 232318. © 2009 Europolitics. COPYRIGHT 2008 Gale Group.
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