What is the name of the main legal database of the EU

European Business Law Understanding the Fundamentals

Legal Resources

Week 2

 

Question 1

What is the name of the main legal database of the EU?

 

 

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Eur-Lex is an invaluable resource for anyone interested in EU Law. The database can be found here (English version):

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Question 2

In which database will you find cases from the Court of Justice of the EU?

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This is also an important resource. The database can be found here (English version):

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Question 3

What is true about EU publications?

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Almost all EU legal acts are available for free online and are translated into all member state languages.

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Question 4

If you browse through the current Treaties you will find numbers in brackets below most article numbers. What are these numbers in brackets?

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The different numbering can be sometimes be confusing, for example when reading old case law where the court is referring to older article numbers. There is however a Table of Equivalences that gives a good overview of the changes. Please consult the reading materials of this week for more information.

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Question 5

What are some examples of EU Secondary Legislation?

(Check all that apply)

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Decisions are secondary legislation. Have a look at Anna Wiberg’s lectureon the Legislation of the EU for more information.

Regulations are secondary legislation. Have a look at Anna Wiberg’s lectureon the Legislation of the EU for more information.

Directives are secondary legislation. Have a look at Anna Wiberg’s lectureon the Legislation of the EU for more information.

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Question 6

What is true about the following legislation act?

Council Regulation (EC) No 1/2003

(Check all that apply)

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This is clear because the act is entitled “Council Regulation“. Have a look at Anna Wiberg’s lectureon the Legislation of the EU for more information.

This is clear because the number of the Regulation is 1/2003. Have a look at Anna Wiberg’s lectureon the Legislation of the EU for more information.

This is clear because the act is entitled “Council Regulation“. Have a look at Anna Wiberg’s lectureon the Legislation of the EU for more information.

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Question 7

What is true about the following case?

C-43/01

(Check all that apply)

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01 in the end of the case number indicates the year. Have a look at Anna Wiberg’s lectureon the Case Law of the EU for more information.

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Question 8

Why is the opinion of the Advocate General important when reading case law from the Court of Justice of the EU?

(Check all that apply)

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Have a look at Anna Wiberg’s lectureon the Case Law of the EU for more information.

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Question 9

Where are proposals for new legislation from the Commission published?

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Have a look at Anna Wiberg’s lectureon the Commission Documents for more information.

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Question 10

Which of the following statements about primary and secondary law are true?

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