Reflections on the HS2 Case: A Hierarchy of Domestic Constitutional Norms and the Qualified Primacy of EU Law
4 Pages Posted: 2 May 2014
Date Written: March 3, 2014
Commentary on the decision of the UK Supreme Court in R (HS2 Action Alliance Ltd) v. Secretary of State for Transport  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
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