Ultra vires? Courtesy of the Courts between Court of Justice of the European Union and Bundesverfassungsgericht

Diverse Manifestazioni del Pluralismo

Dian Schefold

Emeritus, Publlic and Constitutional Law, University of Bremen.


1. The judgment of the Bundesverfassungsgericht of 5-5-2020 and its precedents.

2. The actual developments: a) Constitutional complaint against OMT, preliminary questions and final judgment. – b) Constitutional complaint against PSPP, preliminary questions and final judgment ultra vires.

3. The new elements: a) The use of preliminary questions. – b) The control of ultra vires. – c) Judgment ultra vires? – d) Binding answer to preliminary questions. – e) Outbreaking methods?

4. The conflict: Ways out?

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