Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation
The EU Treaties and the Charter of Fundamental RightsA Commentary$
Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content.

Manuel Kellerbauer, Marcus Klamert, and Jonathan Tomkin

Print publication date: 2019

Print ISBN-13: 9780198794561

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: March 2021

DOI: 10.1093/oso/9780198794561.001.0001

Show Summary Details
Page of

PRINTED FROM OXFORD SCHOLARSHIP ONLINE (oxford.universitypressscholarship.com). (c) Copyright Oxford University Press, 2021. All Rights Reserved. An individual user may print out a PDF of a single chapter of a monograph in OSO for personal use. date: 25 October 2021

Article 20 CFR

Article 20 CFR

Chapter:
(p.2161) Article 20 CFR
Source:
The EU Treaties and the Charter of Fundamental Rights
Author(s):

Denis Martin

Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/oso/9780198759393.003.541

The wording of Article 20 CFR is terse, to say the least. It is perhaps the tersest provision in all of EU law. This terseness can be misleading when one tries to understand the true meaning of the provision. What does ‘equality before the law’ actually mean? According to the Explanations, Article 20 CFR corresponds to a general principle of law that is included in all European constitutions and has also been recognized by the ECJ as a basic principle of Community law.

Keywords:   CJEU interpretations, suggested alternative interpretation

Oxford Scholarship Online requires a subscription or purchase to access the full text of books within the service. Public users can however freely search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter.

Please, subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you think you should have access to this title, please contact your librarian.

To troubleshoot, please check our FAQs , and if you can't find the answer there, please contact us .