Reflections on the HS2 Case: A Hierarchy of Domestic Constitutional Norms and the Qualified Primacy of EU Law

4 Pages Posted: 2 May 2014

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Mark Elliott

University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law

Date Written: March 3, 2014

Abstract

Commentary on the decision of the UK Supreme Court in R (HS2 Action Alliance Ltd) v. Secretary of State for Transport [2014] UKSC 3 concerning the status of EU law within the UK legal system and, in particular, the relationship between the doctrine of parliamentary sovereignty and the EU law primacy principle.

Keywords: constitutional law, European Union law, UK law, parliamentary sovereignty, legislative supremacy, EU primacy

JEL Classification: K00, K10, K20, K30

Suggested Citation

Elliott, Mark C., Reflections on the HS2 Case: A Hierarchy of Domestic Constitutional Norms and the Qualified Primacy of EU Law (March 3, 2014). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2432035

Mark C. Elliott (Contact Author)

University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law ( email )

10 West Road
Cambridge, CB3 9DZ
United Kingdom

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