Opportunities of national comparison outsourcing rulemaking powers

The first paper of the panel defends the added value of comparing various national stances on the transfer of rulemaking powers. In order to establish common constitutional principles and principles of good rulemaking on the outsourcing of rulemaking powers in contemporary democracies, substantial comparative studies of selected legal systems have been performed of Belgium, France, Germany, the UK and the United States. How well are comparative constitutional systems prepared for the outsourcing of rulemaking powers and how can we improve this from a rulemaking, adjudicatory and scholarly perspective?