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Case Law C-133/06 (06/05/2008)

Type: Judgment

Authority: European Authorities: Euopean Communities' Court of Justice

Date: 05/06/2008

Subject: According to the Court, the Council «reserved to itself a right to legislate», adopting acts according to a procedure not provided for by the Treaty. The Court therefore concluded that to acknowledge that an institution can establish secondary legal bases, whether for the purpose of strengthening or easing the detailed rules for the adoption of an act, is tantamount to according that institution a legislative power which exceeds that provided for by the Treaty.

Parties: Parlamento europeo c/ Consiglio dell’Unione europea

Classification: General theme

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