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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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In September 2012, the Commission lodged an action for annulment at the EU Court of Justice feeling that legislators had acted illegally and did not take delegated acts into account.
In an effort to speed the closure and clean-up of the illegal landfills, the Commission has therefore decided to bring Bulgaria before the EU Court of Justice.
If no measures are notified to put an end to the violation of EU law within two months, the Commission may decide to refer Cyprus to the EU Court of Justice.
This judgement was confirmed in June 2012 by the EU Court of Justice (Case C-124/10 P).
On 27 September, the European Commission decided to take Greece to the EU Court of Justice over a landfill site in a protected area on the island of Zakynthos.
The Luxem-bourg-based EU Court of Justice found that the installation of such filters would be too costly and complex and likely hamper the use of legitimate content.
The EU Court of Justice yesterday backed moves to cut mobile roaming rates by up to 70%.
Even without a fully approved Constitution, the EU already has an executive branch (EU Commission), legislative branch (Council of Ministers and EU Parliament), and a judicial branch (the EU Court of Justice).
Thus ruled the EU Court of Justice, on 27 February, in a case referred by Belgium (C-1/13).