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Broberg and Fenger on Preliminary References to the European Court of Justice

Morten Broberg and Niels Fenger

Abstract

This fully updated and revised 3rd edition of Preliminary References to the European Court of Justice provides a meticulous and yet easily accessible examination of all aspects of the preliminary reference procedure. A reference for a preliminary ruling is a request from a national court of an EU Member State to the European Court of Justice to give an authoritative interpretation on an EU act or a decision on the validity of such an act. Preliminary rulings have played a pivotal role in the development of the European Union. The European Union’s preliminary reference procedure has been copied ... More

Keywords: Preliminary references, Preliminary rulings, European Court of Justice, EFTA Court, Acte clair, Acte éclairé, Judicial bodies, Administrative authorities,

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2021 Print ISBN-13: 9780198843580
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2021 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780198843580.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Morten Broberg, author
Professor and Honorary Jean Monnet Professor, Faculty of Law, University of Copenhagen

Niels Fenger, author
Danish Parliamentary Ombudsman