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The European Union is regularly mocked for its desire to legislate on everything and in great detail. Yet analyses conducted by the Centre for European Studies show that European legislation tends to decrease each year. Is this a long-term trend, a crisis effect or a consequence of public distrust? Analyses are underway as part of Europolix to identify the origin of this development, which European institutions themselves do not understand.

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