Comparative Constitutional Law, Democracy, Dutch Politics

Article ‘Combining Efficiency and Transparancy in Legislative Processes’ in Issue 3 of The Theory and Practice of Legislation (2015)

The abstract of the article, co-authored with Wim Voermans and Reijer Passchier, reads as follows: 'In this contribution, we will illustrate the modern-day dynamics of the interplay between the need for expedience and efficiency on the one hand, and the demand for openness, inclusiveness and transparency on the other by looking into one of government’s… Continue reading Article ‘Combining Efficiency and Transparancy in Legislative Processes’ in Issue 3 of The Theory and Practice of Legislation (2015)

Comparative Constitutional Law

Publication of report ‘Legislative processes in transition; a comparative study of the legislative processes in Finland, Slovenia and the United Kingdom as a source of inspiration for enhancing the efficiency of the Dutch legislative process’

  In the Netherlands, since January 2011 a taskforce for faster legislation has been active within the framework of the Interdepartmental Commission for Constitutional Affairs with repect to Legislative Policy (ICCW), as a result of the policy aims and objectives of the Rutte cabinets. This taskforce looks at the question which measures have been taken… Continue reading Publication of report ‘Legislative processes in transition; a comparative study of the legislative processes in Finland, Slovenia and the United Kingdom as a source of inspiration for enhancing the efficiency of the Dutch legislative process’