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EU REFERENDUM: Breaking up is hard to do

04 March 2016  

A recent Norwegian working time case shows how the UK could still be bound by employment directives even if it leaves the EU, explain Karen Harvie and Kenny Scott

The European Union (EU) is an economic and political partnership which works towards establishing a single market based on the free movement of goods, people, money and services. EU laws take precedence over national laws and are binding on national courts.


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  • Case(s) Referenced:

    Case E-5/15 Matja Kumba T M’bye & ors v Stiftelsen Fossumkollektivet [2015] OJ C217/08

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