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Max Planck Encyclopedia of Public International Law [MPEPIL]

European Union, Court of Justice and General Court

Francis G Jacobs

From: Oxford Public International Law (http://opil.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2015. All Rights Reserved.date: 17 October 2019

Subject(s):
Jurisdiction — International courts and tribunals, procedure — International courts and tribunals, powers — International courts and tribunals, decisions — Appeals

Published under the auspices of the Max Planck Foundation for International Peace and the Rule of Law under the direction of Rüdiger Wolfrum.

1 The Court of Justice of the European Union is the principal judicial institution of the European Union (‘EU’). It is the successor to the Court of Justice of the European Coal and Steel Community (ECSC) , the earliest of the three European Communities ( European [Economic] Community ; European Integration ), and of the later Court of Justice of the European Communities. Its seat is in Luxembourg. 2 The court that is now the Court of Justice of the European Union was first established as the Court of Justice of the ECSC under the Treaty establishing the European...
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