Koen Lenaerts, Thilo Stapper
Die Entwicklung der Brüssel I-Verordnung im Dialog des Europäischen Gerichtshofs mit dem Gesetzgeber
Volume 78 (2014) / Issue 2, pp. 252-293 (42)
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ciple of legal certainty. This paper describes the interaction between the legislator and the court on the basis of concrete examples in the court's case law and, particularly with regard to the constraints imposed by the principle of legal certainty, it analyses the criteria of interpretation used by the European Court of Justice on that basis. The conclusion reached is that the court's approach is based primarily on a teleological interpretation of the law but one that is also tempered by taking due account of the wording adopted by the legislator in order to ensure legal certainty.