Ålands fredsinstitut
The Åland Islands Peace Institute

Hamngatan 4
AX-22100 Mariehamn, Åland, Finland
Tel. +358 18 15570
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anna lena 2008Rapport 1 2016 Anna Lena Sjolund Page 01Report 1-2016:
EU-rätten och behörighetsfördelningen mellan riket Finland och landskapet Åland
(EU law and the division of competences between the state of Finland and the autonomous region of Åland)

Anna-Lena Sjölund
No. 1-2016

When Finland and Åland joined the EU they both gave up elements of their own legislative competences in favour of the EU. At the same time it was concluded that the EU-membership would not change the division of competences between Åland and Finland. In reality, the issue has proven to be more complex and EU-membership has on several occasions raised the question as to how the division of competences between Åland and Finland should be interpreted when it comes to implementation of EU law.

The report, published in Swedish, can be downloaded for free here.

An information sheet with information in Swedish and English, can be downloaded here.