Skip to comments.Top German court: euro bailout fund is kosher
Posted on 03/18/2014 6:57:48 PM PDT by Olog-hai
Germanys highest court ruled on Tuesday that the European bailout fund, the ESM, was in line with the countrys constitution, throwing out numerous objections by euroskeptics.
Confirming a preliminary ruling dating from September 2012, the Federal Constitutional Court said it saw no obstacles to Germany taking part in the 500-billion European Stability Mechanism, set up to bail out troubled countries and their banks.
Nevertheless, in the ruling, presiding judge Andreas Voßkuhle insisted that it must be the Bundestag [lower house of parliament] which retains sole responsibility over Germanys public income and spending, even with regard to its international and European commitments.
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