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The first Advocate General, Maurice Lagrange <sup>*</sup>

Rosa Greaves

in The Advocate General and EC Law

Published in print March 2007 | ISBN: 9780199299003
Published online January 2009 | e-ISBN: 9780191715037 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199299003.003.0004
 The first Advocate General, Maurice Lagrange   *

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Maurice Lagrange was appointed Advocate General in 1953 and retired in 1964. He delivered over 60 Opinions in a period of 10 years, covering a wide range of issues. This chapter focuses on the Opinions delivered by Advocate General Lagrange on the admissibility of direct actions before the European Court of Justice brought by undertakings, and on the scope of new procedures introduced by the EC Treaty which have played a significant role in creating and sustaining a uniform Community legal order (Article 226 action and Article 234 preliminary ruling).

Keywords: Advocate General; Opinions; European Court of Justice; EC Treaty

Chapter.  16230 words. 

Subjects: EU Law

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