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European Court of Justice:

see Court of Justice of the European UnionCourt of Justice of the European Union,
judicial institution of the European Union (EU). Located in Luxembourg, it was founded in 1958 as the joint court for the three treaty organizations that were consolidated into the European Community (the predecessor of the EU) in 1967.
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He said he was more concerned about rulings the ECJ made after Brexit, adding: "If the UK Parliament says we should take into account decisions of the ECJ then we will do so.
Fourth, and relatedly, this work will explore the level of discretion maintained by the member-states as defined by the ECJ.
In the Belgian case, the ECJ said: "An internal rule of an undertaking that prohibits the visible wearing of any political, philosophical or religious sign does not constitute direct discrimination.
But the ECJ would nonetheless put "public intelligence" first.
The individuals and the company then appealed to the ECJ seeking to have the orders of the General Court set aside.
The expansion of the scope of EU law into more sensitive policy fields draws the ECJ into increasingly contentious political debates.
First, the ECJ reasoned that the level of protection must be assessed according to the rules in the country as well as the practices to ensure compliance with the rules.
ECJ President Skouris commended Bulgaria on its active use of the Court, especially in respect to interpretation of legislation and equal implementation of rules.
The case came to the ECJ after Murphy, a Portsmouth publican, appealed after losing a court action brought against her by the Premier League for using a cheap Greek satellite decoder.
It is now for the High Court to consider how the ECJ judgment affects the cases in question.
In this analysis, it will be shown how member states, which were the trigger for the respective ECJ decisions or which are particularly effected by the judgements, respond to the ECJ jurisprudence - although the article cannot cover the issue conclusively.
On 3 February, 2011, the German Advocate General at the European Court of Justice (ECJ), Juliane Kokott, published her Opinion in the long-running football pub broadcasting cases pending before the ECJ.