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Gauweiler and ors v German Bundestag and German Federal Government, Final judgment upon constitutional complaint and dispute between supreme federal organs, 21st June 2016 (2 BvR 2728/13, 2 BvR 2729/13, 2 BvR 2730/13, 2 BvR 2731/13, 2 BvE 13/13, ECLI:DE:BVerfG:2016:rs20160621.2bvr272813), ILDC 2625 (DE 2016), OXIO 698

Constitutional Court [BVerfG]; European Central Bank [ECB]; European System of Central Banks [ESCB]; Court of Justice of the European Union [CJEU]

From: Oxford Public International Law (http://opil.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2022. All Rights Reserved.date: 02 December 2022

Subject(s):
Margin of appreciation — Proportionality — Competences of international organizations — Judicial review — Standard of review — Ultra Vires conduct — Treaties, interpretation — EC Law, relationship with international law
1. Admissibility of constitutional complaints challenging the validity of decisions taken by organs of the European Union before the German Federal Constitutional Court. 2. Authority of the German Federal Constitutional Court to determine whether the organs of the European Union have exceeded the scope of their conferred competences and whether, as a consequence, their actions are ultra vires. 3. The (in)validity of the Outright Monetary Transactions programme adopted by the European Central Bank as a measure of monetary or economic policy under the Treaties on...
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