Cour de l'AELE
Established 1 Jan 1994, on entry into force of the Agreement on the European Economic Area (EEA) and the Agreement between EFTA States on the Establishment of a Surveillance Authority and a Court of Justice, both signed 2 May 1992, Porto (Portugal). The EFTA Court was set up under the latter agreement as an independent institution with judicial function in accordance with the F-XF0847 - European Economic Area (EEA) with respect to the Member States of D-XD0766 - EFTA party thereto. Was initially based in Geneva (Switzerland); moved to Luxembourg on 1 Sep 1996.
Fulfil the judicial function within the EFTA system, interpreting the Agreement on the European Economic Area with regard to the EFTA States party to the agreement.
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Comprises 3 judges, appointed by common accord of the Governments of the EEA EFTA States for a term of 6 years. Judges elect a President from among their number for a term of 3 years. Remains permanently in session.
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