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Over the year we will be tweeting a thread for each of the Court's 70 years of existence. Today: #1962 #CJEUin70Days
#1962: In its first judgment delivered on a preliminary ruling, Bosch (13/61), the Court clarified the effects of the prohibition of cartels enshrined in the #EEC Treaty before the entry into force of the first implementing regulation of the Council. #CJEUin70Days
#1962: To protect the exclusive right of sale of its agents, Bosch had prohibited, by a contractual clause, its national buyers from exporting its products abroad without its agreement. CJEUin70Days
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2007 FT-Harris poll suggested signs #Brexit was always destined to happen more than 10 yrs ago. 2007 publication asked #Germans #French #British #Italian #Spanish people if they believed their life had got better in the #EU
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Survey results showed 📈
dissatisfaction among more than ○ 44% of citizens in #Germany, #France & #Italy, founder members of the #EEC (precursor to #EU, 50 yrs ago)
#UK, 52% of Britons claimed their lives had got worse since the country joined the EEC in 1973
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After its release, Brussels officials rejected the FT-Harris 2007 #poll.

European Commission spokesman claimed that the #British people, who believed life was better before the bloc, were simply “nostalgic & insecure” 👇
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001/ [article content in this tweet series 001-180 reproduced with permission from Martin Howe QC of Lawyers for Britain @lawyers4britain]
#quote "Leaving the EU on WTO terms: pulling down the barriers to world trade
Introduction: why prices will FALL after Brexit, not rise" /002
002/ #quote "Over the past couple of weeks, the media have been full of lurid scare stories about what will happen if the UK leaves the EU on WTO terms, because negotiations with the EU do not result in a withdrawal agreement." /003
#tariffs #NoDeal #Brexit #WTO #ProjectFear #shortages #food #medicines
003/ #quote "One of the most ridiculous and UNJUSTIFIED of these absurd scare stories is that it will lead to higher prices, and even shortages, of foods and medicines." /004
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