The judgment of the Court of Justice in Case C-56/13 Érsekcsanádi Mezőgazdasági Zrt illustrates the reach and the limits of EU law and its principles, in particular the right to compensation.
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Further to our post here on the judgment in Case C-427/12 Commission v Parliament and Council, our friend Alberto Alemanno has posted a very interesting and insightful comment on the substance of the judgment.
He discusses what is the difference delegated acts and implementing acts and the consequences of the judgment in that respect.
Go over to the European Law Blog and read his post !
Now and again a judgment comes out which has an importance that transcends the issue being litigated in the case. If we, the authors of this blog, were betting types, we’d bet that the judgment of the Grand Chamber of the Court of Justice of 18 March 2014 in Case C-427/12 Commission v European Parliament and Council is such a judgment.
Why do we think that ? Because it is, we think, the first judgment that adumbrates expressly a “reasonableness” test for judicial review of legislative activity. If we are wrong about that, please leave a comment setting us right (and I take responsibility for the oversight, not Maria).
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