Court of Justice of the European Union


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Court of Justice of the European Union

the principal court of the European Union, charged with ensuring that in the interpretation and application of the treaties the law is observed. It is a collegiate body and elects its own President. It is made up of independent members and can act only by judgment. The system of preliminary ruling allowed the court much more material with which to state the law. It consists of as many judges as there are member states and has eight Advocates-General. It does not issue dissenting judgments. It has the following jurisdiction: to discover whether a member state has failed to fulfil an obligation under the treaty; to determine penalties in actions by natural or legal persons; to review the legality of the acts or failures to act by the Council and Commission at the request of a member state, to give preliminary rulings; to grant damages to persons complaining of damage caused by the institutions; to resolve disputes between the Communities and their employees; to act as court of appeal for the COURT OF FIRST INSTANCES.
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Consequently, the Court of Justice of the European Union will not be able to enact national regulations and it does not have jurisdiction to review the legality of an act or domestic measures and has no duty to interpret national law (Munteanu, 1996: 270), its legal authority being limited to the interpretation and application of the European law.
Given that each member state has its own legal system and language, the Court of Justice of the European Union adheres to true multilingualism.
Turkish journalists were given briefing about institutional structure of the Court of Justice of the European Union in the visit that took place within the scope of a program to promote EU and its institutions.
This stems from a ruling issued by the Court of Justice of the European Union in Luxembourg.
The Court of Justice of the European Union has rejected the Union of Shop, Distributive and Allied Workers' case for Woolworths and Ethel Austin members in stores of less than 20 employees to be included in the protective awards against both companies.
The case was then heard last November by the Court of Appeal and referred straight to the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU).
They also ruled that there was no need for the court to refer the case to the Court of Justice of the European Union.
Hearings on the first trial of the European Commission against Bulgaria over the lack of reverse-flow gas grid interconnections with neighbor countries started Wednesday morning at the Court of Justice of the European Union in Luxembourg.
The ruling by the Court of Justice of the European Union has changed the way deposits for bookings that aren't subsequently honoured, are treated.
Bulgaria's failure to fully transpose the EU internal energy market rules caused the European Commission to refer Bulgaria to the Court of Justice of the European Union.
He begins by examining the approach towards dual nationality in public and private international law as well as in European Union law, primarily by analyzing the case law of the Court of Justice of the European Union.