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The Charter, the ECJ and national courts

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It is axiomatic that national courts must apply EU law when construing national legislation. This has always included the primary Treaty, EU legislation made thereunder and general principles of EU law fashioned by the Community courts. The ratification of the Lisbon Treaty now poses new challenges for national courts when interpreting EU and national legislation, because it rendered the Charter of Fundamental Rights legally binding, thereby resolving an issue that had been left open since th...

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10.1017/CBO9781139084338.004

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
Law
Sub department:
Law Faculty
Oxford college:
St John's College
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Author
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0000-0002-0104-7244

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Editor
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Host title:
The European Union after the Treaty of Lisbon
Chapter number:
3
Pages:
78-108
Place of publication:
Cambridge
Publication date:
2012-06-05
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9781139084338
Language:
English
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Chapter
Pubs id:
515228
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pubs:515228
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2022-12-22

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