Another crisis of workload within the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) can be expected soon unless more Judges and Advocates General are appointed. The House of Lords European Union Committee found that the increasing size of the EU's membership, coupled with the expansion of the CJEU's jurisdiction since the Lisbon Treaty, mean that the institution will struggle to manage its existing workload, let alone an expanding one. On the General Court, the Committee report that structural solutions need to be found urgently and recommend an increase in the General Court's judiciary as the best and most flexible long-term solution to the workload problems, despite potential cost implications. The relatively straightforward reform of boosting the number of AGs and judges would improve the speed with which cases can be dealt.... Evidence was taken from SirKonrad Schiemann, UK judge at the Court of Justice, Sefior Alfredo Calot-Escobar, Registrar of the ... For instance, the Court could say to a submitting court that their preliminary reference was not a matter of EU law, and therefore ... The Court of Justice has published suggested guidelines for how national courts should submit this request, but there is not a specific template.
|Title||:||The Workload of the Court of Justice of the European Union|
|Author||:||Great Britain: Parliament: House of Lords: European Union Committee, Stationery Office (U. k.)|
|Publisher||:||The Stationery Office - 2011-04-06|