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Max Planck Encyclopedia of International Procedural Law [MPEiPro]

Dispute Referred to the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) under Special Agreement

Pierre-Emmanuel Pignarre

From: Oxford Public International Law (http://opil.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2015. All Rights Reserved.date: 19 September 2020

International courts and tribunals, procedure — Consent to jurisdiction through treaties

Published under the direction of Hélène Ruiz Fabri, with the support of the Department of International Law and Dispute Resolution, under the auspices of the Max Planck Institute Luxembourg for Procedural Law.

1 According to Article 273 Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union (2007) (‘TFEU’), ‘the Court of Justice shall have jurisdiction in any dispute between Member States which relates to the subject matter of the Treaties if the dispute is submitted to it under a special agreement between the parties’. Originally, this provision was enshrined in Article 89 Treaty establishing the European Coal and Steel Community (1951) (see European Coal and Steel Community (ECSC)). Article 273 TFEU repeats the former Article 239 Treaty establishing the European Community...
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