Department of Agricultural and Food Law

Department of Agricultural and Food Law

Main areas of research

I. Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) – legal aspects

  • legal basic of CAP in Treaty of the Functioning of European Union (TFEU)
  • relationship between the internal market and CAP
  • rules of competition in agricultural sector
  • state aid in agricultural sector
  • direct payments
  • legal aspects of functionating of the common organisation of the markets in agricultural products
  • structural policy under the CAP – legal context

II. Food law

  • general principles of food law
  • quantitative restrictions and measures having equivalent effect in agricultural trade
  • safeguard clauses in food law
  • novel food
  • food supplements
  • food labelling

III. International agricultural law

  • international trade of agricultural products
  • agricultural in WTO’s negotiations
  • human right to food
  • food aid and problem of poverty in international law

IV. Theory of agricultural law

  • specificity of agricultural legal regulations – theoretical aspects
  • methods of interpretation of agricultural law
  • legal concept of agricultural farm
  • agricultural real estate trading