indirect effect
A principle of interpretation whereby EC legal provisions, even when not directly effective, must be taken into consideration by national courts of the member states when interpreting national legislation.
+ European Union, United Kingdom
A principle of interpretation whereby the courts of the member states of the EU must interpret national legislation as far as possible in a manner that is consistent with provisions of EU law even if they do not have direct effect.
For further details, see Practice note, Statutory interpretation and EU law.

Practical Law Dictionary. Glossary of UK, US and international legal terms. . 2010.

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