(law) the cessation of cohabitation of man and wife (either by mutual agreement or under a court order)
a judicial decree regulating the rights and responsibilities of a married couple living apart
- Date of separation from the truncated group (of legal units) (1.10)
- authorising enhanced cooperation in the area of the law applicable to divorce and legal separation
- But the Commission, in its appreciation in the State aid area, must go beyond the legal separation.
- Second, TKMS/GNSH asserts that there is no legal basis for asking the separation of accounts between civil and military activities.
- The mandatory legal separation between the first two types of companies was only introduced by AGCOM with Decision 435/01/CONS of 2001 and only concerns digital television.
- a State whose authorities are seised of an application for divorce or legal separation of the child's parents, or for annulment of their marriage;
- The courts of the non-participating Member States continue to apply their existing domestic conflict-of-law rules to determine the law applicable to divorce or legal separation.
- In particular, enhanced cooperation in the area of the law applicable to divorce and legal separation complies with Union law on judicial cooperation in civil matters, in that enhanced cooperation does not affect any pre-existing acquis.
- Enhanced cooperation in the area of the law applicable to divorce and legal separation respects the competences, rights and obligations of those Member States that do not participate in it.
- Enhanced cooperation in the area of the law applicable to divorce and legal separation complies with the Treaties and Union law, and it does not undermine the internal market or economic, social and territorial cohesion.
- Ensure the full implementation of the constitutional principle of the separation of religious communities and groups from the State and review the legal framework for religious communities and groups.
- The enhanced cooperation should provide a clear and comprehensive legal framework in the area of divorce and legal separation in the participating Member States and ensure adequate solutions for citizens in terms of legal certainty, predictability and flexibility and prevent a ‘rush to court’.
- Enhanced cooperation in the area of the law applicable to divorce and legal separation is open at any time to all Member States, in accordance with Article 328 of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union,
- The area of the enhanced cooperation, namely the law applicable to divorce and legal separation, is identified by Article 81(2)(c) and Article 81(3) of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union as one of the areas covered by the Treaties.
- the experience gained in the application of this Directive as far as the effective independence of system operators in vertically integrated undertakings is concerned and whether other measures in addition to functional independence and separation of accounts have been developed which have effects equivalent to legal unbundling.