Publication details

The Use of the Preliminary Ruling Procedure by Czech Courts: Historical Retrospective and Beyond

Authors

STEHLÍK Václav SEHNÁLEK David

Year of publication 2019
Type Article in Periodical
Magazine / Source Baltic Journal of European Studies
MU Faculty or unit

Faculty of Law

Citation
Web http://dx.doi.org/10.1515/bjes-2019-0041
Doi http://dx.doi.org/10.1515/bjes-2019-0041
Keywords Court of Justice of the European Union; Czech Constitutional court; Czechcourts; preliminary ruling procedure;
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Description The paper analyses the use of the preliminary ruling procedure by the Czech courts in the 15 years of the Czech membership in the European Union. It brings statistics of cases lodged to the EU Court of Justice and refers to the most important decisions. The paper compares the practise of both lower courts as well as courts of last instance, namely the Supreme Court and Supreme Administrative Court. It also outlines the attitude of the Czech Constitutional Court towards this procedure.