The following Dispute Resolution practice note provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:
ARCHIVED: The UK's departure from the EU means that it is no longer possible for the UK court’s to make a reference to the Court of Justice. References were previously made under old Part 68 and the old associated practice direction, both were revoked on IP completion day (31 December 2020 at 11 pm). The old Part 68 and old practice direction 68 are accessible here:
For guidance, see:
Practice Note: Brexit post implementation period—CPR changes including, in particular, main section: Part 68—References to the European Court.
News Analysis: Brexit next steps: The Court of Justice of the European Union and the UK
This Practice Note makes reference to the following:
Rules of Procedure of the Court of Justice—referred to in this Practice Note as Rules of Procedure
Court of Justice practice directions to the parties concerning cases brought before the court—referred to in this Practice Note as Court of Justice practice directions
Recommendations of the Court of Justice. There are two sets of recommendations:
Recommendations to national courts and tribunals in relation to the initiation of preliminary ruling proceedings (2012/C 338/01)—these are dated 6 November 2012 and are referred to in this Practice Note as Recommendations 2012. These recommendations follow the
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