[Tagging] Should admin_level=1 tag be applied to EU?

Niels Elgaard Larsen elgaard at agol.dk
Thu Jul 30 18:27:49 UTC 2020

Martin Koppenhoefer:
> sent from a phone
>> On 30. Jul 2020, at 14:04, Frederik Ramm <frederik at remote.org> wrote:
>> To me as a citizen of a EU country it does not feel like the EU is a
>> higher-level administrative body than the country. Yes, countries have
>> decided to contractually transfer some rights and responsibilities to
>> the EU but that doesn't (in my mind) mean the EU is some form of
>> super-state. Quitting the EU if you don't like it is much easier than
>> seceding from a country.
> To me it is not a question how easy it is for a nation to leave the supranational entity. The EU does have legislative and jurisdictional powers above the member countries,
> guidelines they issue have to be converted into national law,

directives have to.

EU regulations are immediately enforceable
> and the European Court is above the national courts.
> Cheers Martin  
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