EURALIUS continued the collaboration with the Directorate General of Codification and Harmonisation of Legislation to deliver a series of specialisation trainings for the staff of the Directorate, focusing on hands-on presentation and discussion of topics of interest for the process of drafting and approximation of legislation.
Continuing from the previous topics, EURALIUS organized the training on Interpretation of national law on 2 June 2021, which introduced the participants with the formal rules for the interpretation of legislation and the specifics in legislative technique and interpretation in fiscal and budgetary legislation, followed on practical exercises of implementing the different methods.
On 11 June 2021, EURALIUS organized the training on Interpretation of EU law which involved the presentation of specificities of EU Law Interpretation as well as the consequences of wrongful interpretation of EU law by legislator as well as practical exercises on the caselaw of the CJEU.
On 16 and 17 June 2021, EURALIUS organized the training on Constitutionality Checking, focusing on Fundamental Rights, whereby were presented the responsibility of codification department in drafting process – German and Albanian experiences – as well as the most important constitutional principles in drafting legislation and a practical checklists for the control of conformity of normative acts with the constitution and human rights standards, followed by group work discussions.
On 23 June 2021, EURALIUS organized the training on EU acquis compliance checking, with a focus on Tables of Concordance (ToC) and the pre-screening process for judiciary, human rights and anti-corruption areas. The training focused on the categories of EU Law acts and their transposition into national law as well as the presentation of ToC templates and practical guidance and exercises on filling these tables.
On 28 June 2021, EURALIUS organized the training on Compliance between National Law and International Agreements, which delved on presenting International Agreements and their status in the domestic legal order, specifics of International Agreements in the criminal law sphere, as well as discussions of practical practices related to international conventions, treaties and cooperation in criminal sphere.
The participants of the trainings have expressed that they have found the trainings to be informative and interactive, where there was ample opportunity to further develop their understanding of the different facets of law drafting and approximation as well as to discuss in an open and collegial manner topics of interest in their professional undertaking.