HARMONISATION OF SERBIAN NATIONAL LEGAL SYSTEM WITH EUROPEAN UNION ACQUIS – THE CASE OF ENVIRONMENT
The transformation of Serbian national legislation in the process of country’s accession to the European Union (EU) is a complex phenomenon and its scope and depth can signifcantly vary in different felds. Moreover, the constant and rapid development of European environmental law makes its reception in the internal law even more diffcult. The objective of this paper is to provide, using mainly the comparative legal method, a global analysis of Serbian environmental legislation in the light of its harmonization with EU acquis, without treating the issues of technical standards and questions related to the negotiation framework within the Chapter 27. It will be argued that the progressive transformation of national legal standards under the inﬂuence of EU law is signifcant, but still remains far from reaching its effective implementation.
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