European Court of Justice

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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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See Ulrich Everling, Reflections on the Reasoning in the Judgments of the Court of Justice of the European Communities, in FESTKRIET TIL OLE DUE 58 (1994).
The provisions of the Treaty establishing the European Community, the Treaty establishing the European Coal and Steel Community and the Treaty establishing the European Atomic Energy Community concerning the powers of the Court of Justice of the European Communities and the exercise of those powers shall apply only to the following provisions of this Treaty: (a) provisions amending the Treaty establishing the European Economic Community with a view to establishing the European Community, the Treaty establishing the European Coal and Steel Community and the Treaty establishing the European Atomic Energy Community; (b) the third subparagraph of Article K.
The Court of Justice of the European Communities has ruled against France for its incorrect transposition of EU rules on safety and health at work.
The Court of Justice of the European Communities annulled the 2004 decision aimed at financially supporting the moratorium on small arms and light weapons in West African countries, as resting on a feeble legal basis.
The Court of Justice of the European Communities has handed down a ruling on the repeated use by the public authorities of fixed-term contracts (FTC) in a context where the member state - Ireland in the case in point - took two years to transpose the 1999 Community directive into its national law (Case C-268/06).
In an opinion presented on 1 April, Advocate-General Damaso Ruiz-Jarabo of the Court of Justice of the European Communities deals a blow to the pharmaceutical industry, which is waging a war on parallel trade in medicinal products in the Union.
aThis is the first stage before a reasoned opinion is sent and, if the Commission is still not satisfied, referral to the Court of Justice of the European Communities.
The Court of Justice of the European Communities is expected to change its name according to the organisation of the Treaties to The Court of Justice of the European Union'.
In this particular case, a reflection process is underway in the profession, namely following the conclusions of the counsel for the prosecution, Poiares Maduro, in the case currently being examined by the Court of Justice of the European Communities regarding the second anti-Money Laundering Directive.