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s'imposent aux juridictions nationales

English translation: (is/are) binding on [the] domestic courts

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French term or phrase:s'imposent aux juridictions nationales
English translation:(is/are) binding on [the] domestic courts
Entered by: Paula Price
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06:56 Aug 11, 2004
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Marketing - Law: Contract(s)
French term or phrase: s'imposent aux juridictions nationales
la définiton rétenue par la Cour de justice s'imposent aux juridictions nationales: "il ressort également de la jurisprudence de la Court que la juridiction nationale doit prendre en considération l'attente présumée d'un consommateur moyen, normalement informé et raisonnablement attentif et avisé".
Paula Price
Local time: 07:51
(is/are) binding on [the] domestic courts
Explanation:
If this is the supranational ECJ in Luxembourg (or maybe the ECHR in Strasbourg whose translations are 'unimposing'), its interpretation of the law is binding on national courts of EU member states.

The quote sounds very much like the EU Directive on misleading advertising and postal prize-win scams: 'publicite trompeuse susceptible d'induire en erreur'.

'... But this defence assumes that international law gen erally, and therefore *international
law binding on domestic courts*, is not hegemonic, an assumption that ... '

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xxxKirstyMacC
Local time: 07:51
Grading comment
Thanks a lot!
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4 +3(is/are) binding on [the] domestic courtsxxxKirstyMacC


  

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(is/are) binding on [the] domestic courts


Explanation:
If this is the supranational ECJ in Luxembourg (or maybe the ECHR in Strasbourg whose translations are 'unimposing'), its interpretation of the law is binding on national courts of EU member states.

The quote sounds very much like the EU Directive on misleading advertising and postal prize-win scams: 'publicite trompeuse susceptible d'induire en erreur'.

'... But this defence assumes that international law gen erally, and therefore *international
law binding on domestic courts*, is not hegemonic, an assumption that ... '




    Reference: http://www.nyu.edu/pubs/jilp/main/issues/32/pdf/32g.pdf
xxxKirstyMacC
Local time: 07:51
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 139
Grading comment
Thanks a lot!

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  roelens: The definition adopted by the (E)CJ is binding on the ...: "it is clear from the Crt's case-law that domestic courts must take into account the presumed expectation of the average consumer, reasonably well-informed and reasonably observant and circumspect
10 mins
  -> Thx. Good source quotation and official trans.

agree  Vicky Papaprodromou
1 hr
  -> Thx. Efaristo!

agree  Peter Freckleton
3 hrs
  -> Good on you, Okker! You're up late if Down Under.
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