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  • 1.
    • EUROPEAN I NS TITUTI ONS
  • 2. THE PARLIAMENT
    • It is an ind e pendent body.
    • It represents the interests of the EU citizens.
    • It shares the legislative power with the Council.
  • 3.
    • Members are elected once every five years by voters right across the 27 Member States of the European Union on behalf of its 500 million citizens .
  • 4.
    • The Parliament is based in three different cities with numerous buildings.
    • A protocol attached to the Treaty of Amsterdam requires that 12 plenary sessions be held in Strasbourg . E xtra part sessions as well as committee meetings are held in Brussels. Luxembourg hosts the Secretariat of the European Parliament
  • 5. The European Parliament Main R esponsibilities
    • 1. Passing European laws jointly with the Council in many policy areas.
    • 2. Parliament exercises democratic supervision over the other EU institutions, and in particular the Commission.
    • 3. The power of the purse. Parliament shares with the Council authority over the EU budget and can therefore influence EU spending.
  • 6.
    • The Parliament’s decision is being taken by Political groups, Court and Court members.
    • They work for five years .
  • 7. EUROPEAN COMMISSION
    • European commission represent executive power in EU.
    • It is an ind e pendent body.
    • The Commission operates as a cabinet government, with 27 Commissioners
    • Chairman and Commission members are appointed through consensus by the governments of member states .
  • 8.
    • Their seats are in Brussels and Luxembourg.
    • They work for five years.
  • 9. The European Commission Main R esponsibilities
    • 1. T o propose legislation to Parliament and the Council .
    • 2. T o manage and implement EU policies and
    • the budget .
    • 3. T o enforce European law (jointly with the
    • Court of Justice) .
    • 4. T o represent the European Union on the international stage .
  • 10. EUROPEAN COUNCIL
    • EU's main decision-making body.
    • It represents the Member States.
    • Their seats are in Brussels .
    • The council consist s of the President , Counc il members and Political parties .
    • European Council have met since 1974. They meet four times in a year.
  • 11. The Council of the EU Main R esponsibilities
    • 1. To pass European laws jointly with the European Parliament in many policy areas.
    • 2. To coordinate the broad economic policies of the Member States.
    • 3. To conclude international agreements between the EU and other countries or international organisations.
    • 4. To approve the EU’s budget, jointly with the European Parliament.
    • 5. To develop the EU’s Common Foreign and Security Policy (CFSP).
    • 6. To coordinate cooperation between the national courts and police forces in criminal matters.