Costa v enel pdf
Conflicts and Integration: Revisiting Costa v ENEL and Simmenthal II HERWIG CH HOFMANN This short Chapter revisits the cases of Costa v ENEL49 and Simmenthal II50 and their effect on the development of the specific nature and the constitutional order of the EU. Costa v ENEL and Simmenthal II are cases well known for their impact on defining the. Flaminio Costa v ENEL () Case 6/64 was a landmark decision of the European Court of Justice which established the primacy of European Union law (then Community law) Case Type: Reference for a preliminary ruling. A fundamental judgment of the Court in respect of principles, the Costa v ENEL judgment shows that the EEC Treaty has created its own legal system which has become an integral part of the legal systems of the Member States, and that Community law takes precedence over national law.