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The Rule-Making Powers of Independent Administrative Agencies (?QUANGOs?)

Marique, Y (2007) 'The Rule-Making Powers of Independent Administrative Agencies (?QUANGOs?).' In: Boele-Woelki, K and Van Erp, S, (eds.) General Reports of the XVIIth Congress of the International Academy of Comparative Law: Rapports Generaux Du XVIIe Congres International De Droit Compare. Bruylant/Eleven publishing, 589 - 636.


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The contribution shows the limited rule-making power of QUANGOs, due to the very strict conditions for such a formal recognition. It then consider the institutional position occupied by QUANGOs in a democratic State, somewhere between the executive and the legislative branches. This institutional articulation, coupled with the powers and the main logics underlying QUANGOs allows for considering the accountability of QUANGOs. These observations lead to the formulation of a number of questions regarding the further development of QUANGOs and their powers

Item Type: Book Section
Additional Information: Also published as: Yseult Marique, The Rule-Making Powers of Independent Administrative Agencies ('QUANGOs'), vol 11.3 Electronic Journal of Comparative Law (December 2007), <>
Subjects: J Political Science > JX International law
K Law > K Law (General)
Divisions: Faculty of Humanities > Law, School of
Depositing User: Jake Newell
Date Deposited: 25 Mar 2015 16:25
Last Modified: 17 Aug 2017 17:39

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