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Case Law 2 BvE 2/16 (16/09/2019)

Type: Judgment

Authority: National Courts Bundesverfassungsgericht

Date: 09/16/2019

Subject: The decision of the Bundesverfassungsgericht (Federal Constitutional Court), concerning the German decision to support France, pursuant to article 42(7) of the Treaty on the European Union (but not in military operations “aiming” at fighting the so called “Isis” or “Islamic State”): after the terrorist attacks of 13 November 2015 in Paris, Member States of the European Union guaranteed their support to France and, on 17 November 2015, during a meeting of the Council of the European Union in which France referred to article 42(7), confirmed their support and assistance. With this decision the Court rejected the claim on conflicts of competence between bodies of the State lodged by the political party Die Linke

Original language: German

Classification: General provisions - Art. 51 Scope

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