7 terms

EU Law and the UK

EU law should prevail if it conflicts with national law. This is known as :
The supremacy of EU law has been accepted by the UK since :
direct effect
EU laws, and the rights — e.g. free movement, non-discrimination, etc — which people and companies can claim under EU law, can be relied on in court. This is known as :
Council and Parliament
The most important 'regulations' and 'directives' are usually agreed by both the European :
legally binding
Regulations and directives are :
national law
As soon as they're passed, regulations AUTOMATICALLY become part of :
Directives set out an objective, and give EU states the choice of how to achieve it.
To put directives into practice, EU countries must pass THEIR OWN :