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Dimitry Kochenov: 'Functioning of EU paralysed if governments were in position to cherry-pick among decisions Court of Justice'

29 August 2018
Prof. Dimitry Kochenov
Prof. Dimitry Kochenov

The European Court of Justice (CJEU) is investigating if the recently adopted legislation on the retirement age of Polish Supreme Court judges complies with EU law, but a top Polish official has hinted that the country might ignore future ECJ rulings in this matter. 'EU law is quite clear on this point: it can only work fairly for all the member states of the Union if it is uniformly applied throughout the territory of all the member states', Dimitry Kochenov, professor of EU constitutional law at the University of Groningen, told EURACTIV.


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