Allocation of power in European Union
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High degree conflict of interest of the EU member states and efforts of the EU institutions to increase their influential power in decision making, makes the process of allocation of power in the EU extremely complex process which is under permanent modifications and changes. Relations between the normative and political system in EU does not always lead to zero result in the strengthening of the European Community that necessarily leads to a proportional weakening position of the member states and "vice-versa". Balancing the system of political decision making and normative regulation makes paradigm of allocation of power in the EU ambiguous and challenging, that is under permanent strong scholar’s criticism. For understanding institutionalized balancing between the political and normative system in the EU, is important to consider voting power balance within the EU institutions, interactive relationship between the EU institutions, and communications between EU institutions and national institutions of the EU member states, as well. These processes create the complex relationship between the powerful bureaucracy of the EU, which is developing in the EU institutions, and political elites of EU member states. This relationship has strong influence on the nature of the allocation of power within EU and nature of sovereignty of EU member states.