A Guide to European Union Law is a comprehensive overview of the European Union's institutions, their functions and of the substantive law of the European Community. Available in one easy volume it will give the reader the perfect first-stop introduction to EU Law. It is easily accessible to both the student and the professional, by being uncluttered with technical jargon. Each chapter contains extended foot notes and a selected reading list of recent publications, enabling the reader to extend their knowledge if required. This 8th edition has been extensively updated and re-written to reflect recent developments such as the introduction of the Euro, the Nice Treaty, the reforms in the areas of competition, agriculture, the structural Funds and the Decision concerning enlargement. Recent developments concerning the free movement of persons, the area of freedom, security and justice, industrial policy and the draft of a Union Constitution are, among other subjects, also covered.