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#European Court of Justice

# european-court-of-justice - This year 2022

Why is the EC releasing funds to Hungary and Poland in face of democracy threat?
# Backsliding
# Backsliding

Why is the EC releasing funds to Hungary and Poland in face of democracy threat?

Jun 30th 2022, 6:00 AM 11,041 Views 2 Comments

Both countries have strongly denied allegations of corruption and judiciary interference, despite rulings from the ECJ and proceedings by EC.

Justice Minister to introduce new legislation on data retention to help Gardaí
# Data Retention
# Data Retention

Justice Minister to introduce new legislation on data retention to help Gardaí

May 31st 2022, 10:09 PM 12,179 Views 0 Comments

Justice Minister Helen McEntee received approval of Cabinet to draft the legislation to amend the law.

EU court rules in favour of Graham Dwyer in privacy case, paving way for murder conviction appeal
# Court Of Justice
# Court Of Justice

EU court rules in favour of Graham Dwyer in privacy case, paving way for murder conviction appeal

Updated Apr 5th 2022, 11:08 AM 68,939 Views 0 Comments

Dwyer claims that data gathered from his phone should not have been used at his trial.

# european-court-of-justice - Last year 2021

The EU's top court has considered its first ever case in the Irish language. It's about labels on dog medicine
# As Gaeilge
# As Gaeilge

The EU's top court has considered its first ever case in the Irish language. It's about labels on dog medicine

Jan 14th 2021, 11:22 AM 22,916 Views 62 Comments

It’s the first time a case at the Luxembourg-based Court of Justice has been conducted through Irish.

# european-court-of-justice - All time

US 'deeply concerned' about EU data ruling, says Trump's Commerce Secretary
# Irish-American Relations
# Irish-American Relations

US 'deeply concerned' about EU data ruling, says Trump's Commerce Secretary

Nov 3rd 2020, 5:35 PM 33,069 Views 11 Comments

Ross was opening a roundtable discussion on the future of Irish-American economic relations

Europe's highest court rules that data protection arrangement between EU and US is invalid
# ECJ
# ECJ

Europe's highest court rules that data protection arrangement between EU and US is invalid

Updated Jul 16th 2020, 6:45 PM 41,699 Views 42 Comments

The US Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross said his department was “deeply disappointed” by the court ruling.

An EU court has ruled in favour of Apple and Ireland in the €13 billion tax row. So what happens now?
# The Saga Continues
# The Saga Continues

An EU court has ruled in favour of Apple and Ireland in the €13 billion tax row. So what happens now?

Jul 15th 2020, 3:26 PM 15,395 Views 24 Comments

Officials are already exploring the possibility of using a Treaty article to crack down on low-tax countries.

A major ruling is expected tomorrow in the €13 billion Apple tax row - but don't expect the saga to end there
# Apple Tax
# Apple Tax

A major ruling is expected tomorrow in the €13 billion Apple tax row - but don't expect the saga to end there

Jul 14th 2020, 9:00 PM 17,650 Views 39 Comments

Whoever loses is likely to appeal that decision to a higher EU court.

Top EU court hits back at German ruling on €2 trillion bond-buying scheme
# ECB
# ECB

Top EU court hits back at German ruling on €2 trillion bond-buying scheme

May 8th 2020, 1:32 PM 27,858 Views 32 Comments

The European Court of Justice warns the decision could jeopardise EU legal unity.

Supreme Court to refer Graham Dwyer data retention appeal to the EU's Court of Justice
# Supreme Court
# Supreme Court

Supreme Court to refer Graham Dwyer data retention appeal to the EU's Court of Justice

Updated Feb 24th 2020, 1:17 PM 50,603 Views 0 Comments

Chief Justice Frank Clarke said the three central questions in the case “each involve difficult issues”.

EU countries must now label products imported from Israeli occupied territories
# Settlements
# Settlements

EU countries must now label products imported from Israeli occupied territories

Nov 12th 2019, 1:34 PM 12,041 Views 35 Comments

It follows a case taken by a French tribunal in 2016.

Ireland fined €5m plus daily penalty of €15,000 over landslides at Galway wind farm
# Derrybrien
# Derrybrien

Ireland fined €5m plus daily penalty of €15,000 over landslides at Galway wind farm

Nov 12th 2019, 10:55 AM 28,476 Views 53 Comments

The fine relates to an incident which saw 50,000 fish killed in 2003.

Poll: Do you think Britain will reverse the Brexit process?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you think Britain will reverse the Brexit process?

Dec 10th 2018, 8:40 AM 47,035 Views 100 Comments

The European Court of Justice has ruled that the UK can unilaterally revoke Article 50.

Poll: Should the UK parliament reverse Brexit?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should the UK parliament reverse Brexit?

Dec 4th 2018, 9:21 AM 55,397 Views 150 Comments

A top EU legal mind has said that the UK has the power to reverse Brexit before the Withdrawal Agreement is finalised.

European Court of Justice's top advisor rules UK can revoke Article 50 and remain in European Union
# Brexit
# Brexit

European Court of Justice's top advisor rules UK can revoke Article 50 and remain in European Union

Dec 4th 2018, 8:37 AM 21,005 Views 42 Comments

The Advocate General’s opinion is not legally binding, but is often followed by the court’s 27 judges.

EU extraditions to Britain should continue until Brexit happens, court rules
# Luxembourg
# Luxembourg

EU extraditions to Britain should continue until Brexit happens, court rules

Sep 22nd 2018, 9:30 AM 9,964 Views 16 Comments

A man arrested in Ireland on suspicion of rape, murder and arson said that it wasn’t clear his rights would be protected.

EU sides with Ireland in landmark denial of extradition of man due to problems with the Polish courts
# Artur Celmer
# Artur Celmer

EU sides with Ireland in landmark denial of extradition of man due to problems with the Polish courts

Jul 25th 2018, 10:57 PM 27,093 Views 0 Comments

In March the High Court ruled that Artur Celmer could not be extradited due to his not being able to get a fair trial in his own country.

Top EU court rules same-sex partners have residency rights in landmark case
# Ruling
# Ruling

Top EU court rules same-sex partners have residency rights in landmark case

Jun 5th 2018, 3:53 PM 10,316 Views 21 Comments

The ruling means same-sex partners of EU citizens have the right to live in any member state, even in countries that do not recognise gay marriage.

Irish judges defend High Court judge against 'unacceptable' personal attacks from Polish media
# Justice Aileen Donnelly
# Justice Aileen Donnelly

Irish judges defend High Court judge against 'unacceptable' personal attacks from Polish media

Mar 15th 2018, 4:13 PM 26,167 Views 0 Comments

It stems from a decision made by Justice Aileen Donnelly this week.

High Court judge says changes in Poland have 'systematically damaged' the rule of law and breached democracy
# Poland
# Poland

High Court judge says changes in Poland have 'systematically damaged' the rule of law and breached democracy

Mar 12th 2018, 7:51 PM 30,665 Views 0 Comments

The High Court referred an extradition case to the European Court of Justice.

'Bridge is not a sport': Club trying to claim tax relief denied by top EU court
# Physical Exertion
# Physical Exertion

'Bridge is not a sport': Club trying to claim tax relief denied by top EU court

Oct 26th 2017, 9:50 PM 12,714 Views 17 Comments

The English Bridge Union had sought VAT relief on tournament entry fees.

Ryanair fell foul of Europe's top court today - here's what you need to know
# Trade Unions
# Trade Unions

Ryanair fell foul of Europe's top court today - here's what you need to know

Sep 14th 2017, 5:50 PM 26,571 Views 29 Comments

The decision may have a big impact on future labour disputes at the airline.

UK says it will 'take back control of its laws' after Brexit
# European Court Of Justice
# European Court Of Justice

UK says it will 'take back control of its laws' after Brexit

Aug 23rd 2017, 9:38 AM 13,576 Views 98 Comments

The British government wants to end the direct jurisdiction of the European Court of Justice in the UK.

May says EU citizens living in the UK can stay - but without Brussels' oversight
# Citizen Brexit
# Citizen Brexit

May says EU citizens living in the UK can stay - but without Brussels' oversight

Jun 22nd 2017, 9:44 PM 17,730 Views 23 Comments

The British Prime Minister called it a “fair and serious” offer.

Vaccines can be blamed for illness without scientific proof, EU court rules
# Multiple Sclerosis
# Multiple Sclerosis

Vaccines can be blamed for illness without scientific proof, EU court rules

Jun 22nd 2017, 10:57 AM 21,258 Views 114 Comments

The decision stems from the case of a man who developed MS shortly after being vaccinated against hepatitis B.

A non-EU parent has a right to residency if their child is an EU citizen
# Court Ruling
# Court Ruling

A non-EU parent has a right to residency if their child is an EU citizen

May 10th 2017, 2:07 PM 27,821 Views 46 Comments

An EU court ruled on the case of a Venezuelan woman who entered the Netherlands as a visitor and had a child with a Dutch national.

Dublin protest against EU ruling on hijabs in the workplace
# European Court Of Justice
# European Court Of Justice

Dublin protest against EU ruling on hijabs in the workplace

Mar 21st 2017, 5:32 PM 27,459 Views 140 Comments

Irish Muslim women feel that the ruling will directly affect their ability to find employment.

Ireland to oppose Uber application to circumvent taxi regulations across EU
# ECJ
# ECJ

Ireland to oppose Uber application to circumvent taxi regulations across EU

Nov 19th 2016, 10:00 AM 21,813 Views 53 Comments

The company’s flagship service is banned here – and the government wants to keep it that way.

European court advised to find Trinity lecturer was discriminated against for being gay
# David Parris
# David Parris

European court advised to find Trinity lecturer was discriminated against for being gay

Jul 4th 2016, 6:15 AM 18,527 Views 0 Comments

David Parris has taken Trinity College to the European Court of Justice over its refusal to transfer his pension to his partner of 30 years in the event of his death.

Workers set to be paid for travel to and from work after major ruling
# Serious Change
# Serious Change

Workers set to be paid for travel to and from work after major ruling

Sep 11th 2015, 10:08 AM 73,619 Views 43 Comments

This will impact on employees without a fixed place of work.

Get ready for an explosion of knock-off Kit Kat chocolates
# Four Fingers
# Four Fingers

Get ready for an explosion of knock-off Kit Kat chocolates

Jun 12th 2015, 10:10 AM 22,347 Views 24 Comments

Nestlé’s attempt to trademark the design has been knocked back.

Ireland is overworking its junior doctors - and could face huge fines because of it
# Junior Docs
# Junior Docs

Ireland is overworking its junior doctors - and could face huge fines because of it

Mar 19th 2015, 2:13 PM 15,745 Views 21 Comments

A legal opinion has been issued to say that Ireland is breaching the EU Working Time Directive.

Integration tests are ok, says EU
# Double Dutch
# Double Dutch

Integration tests are ok, says EU

Jan 28th 2015, 3:00 PM 9,136 Views 99 Comments

This came in relation to a case in the Netherlands involving a New Zealand and a United States national.

€178m pension deal agreed for Waterford Crystal workers
# Pay Day
# Pay Day

€178m pension deal agreed for Waterford Crystal workers

Dec 9th 2014, 1:41 PM 6,093 Views 53 Comments

The workers took on the case when they were laid off from the company in 2009.

LGBT asylum-seekers cannot produce 'sex tapes' as evidence
# Privacy And Dignity
# Privacy And Dignity

LGBT asylum-seekers cannot produce 'sex tapes' as evidence

Dec 4th 2014, 6:30 AM 11,942 Views 48 Comments

An EU court also ruled authorities can’t ask questions that violate privacy or dignity.

France has a plan to save the endangered Great Hamster of Alsace
# Great
# Great

France has a plan to save the endangered Great Hamster of Alsace

May 6th 2014, 2:09 PM 5,320 Views 13 Comments

The hamster has been protected legally since 1993 but their numbers have dropped to as low as 161 in 2007.

Some care staff are working seven 'sleepover' shifts a fortnight say unions
# 63 Hour Week
# 63 Hour Week

Some care staff are working seven 'sleepover' shifts a fortnight say unions

Feb 24th 2014, 7:05 AM 15,626 Views 19 Comments

SIPTU and IMPACT have lodged a complaint with the European Commission.

Ryanair loses EU court battle over sale of Alitalia planes
# Ruling
# Ruling

Ryanair loses EU court battle over sale of Alitalia planes

Jun 13th 2013, 1:52 PM 11,045 Views 19 Comments

The Dublin-based carrier had argued the sale shouldn’t be allowed as the Italian airline received unlawful state aid.

The Evening Fix… now with added perfectly timed photos
# Need To Know
# Need To Know

The Evening Fix… now with added perfectly timed photos

Apr 25th 2013, 7:50 PM 13,461 Views 12 Comments

Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today…

EU's top court says Ireland must pay Waterford Crystal pensions
# Pensions
# Pensions

EU's top court says Ireland must pay Waterford Crystal pensions

Apr 25th 2013, 9:44 AM 14,881 Views 177 Comments

Ten workers win a major case at the European Court of Justice, which says Ireland is responsible for stepping in.

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