The European Public Prosecutor's Office: New Actor in EU Criminal Law

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https://doi.org/10.46282/blr.2020.4.2.207

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European Public Prosecutor's Office, EPPO, EPPO Regulation, Competence, EU criminal law, Crimes affecting the EU's financial interests, PIF Directive, Lisbon Treaty, Article 86 TFEU, European Union law

Abstract

The European Public Prosecutor's Office was established under enhanced cooperation in 2017, as a new body in the institutional system of the European Union.  The establishment of the European Public Prosecutor's Office changes the EU criminal law in a significant way, as it is the first body of the European Union, which will undertake its own investigations of criminal offences affecting the financial interests of the EU, carry out acts of prosecution and exercise the functions of prosecutor in the competent courts of the Member States.

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31-12-2020

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Becková, D. (2020). The European Public Prosecutor’s Office: New Actor in EU Criminal Law. Bratislava Law Review, 4(2), 163–172. https://doi.org/10.46282/blr.2020.4.2.207

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