This article examines the Anti-Coercion Instrument proposed by the European Commission, focusing on the mechanism used to assess unlawful coercion. While mentioning some of the aspects related its legality, the paper looks more closely into the nature and scope of the principle of non-intervention and coercion. It next contains a table which reflects the legal test proposed in the Anti-Coercion Instrument. Pending issues, such as the ‘collective countermeasures’ and EU’s inherent limitations in areas of exclusive national competence are considered, before ending the article with a conclusion.
The influence of human rights on law
European Union Law
UE Law and Comparative Law