EALCJ Objects

The EALCJ Constitution provides that the Objects of the Association are:
  1. To act as an association of judges and other judicial officers and those acting as judicial officers in matters concerning employment and labour law within the states which are members of the European Union and the European Economic Area;
  2. To provide a forum for the exchange of information and views in relation to the fields of Social Policy and Labour Law;
  3. To provide a technical forum in which to compare and contrast national practice as to the adjudication of employment and labour disputes;
  4. To discuss problems relating to the law and its enforcement of the law of the European Union in member states and of similar international bodies or organisations;
  5. To act as a channel of information to and from the European Union and the European Economic Area and the members of the Association and others as the operation and enforcement of the European law and other sources of law and legal rules;
  6. To act as a source and resource of information relating to employment and labour issues within the European Union and the European Economic Area to members of the Association and others;
  7. To assist in the formation of associations and organisations of judicial offices and those acting as judicial officer in matters concerning employment and labour law within the States which are members of the European Union and the European Economic Area;
  8. To promote the provision and to provide courses, seminars, education and training on employment and labour issues within the European Union and the European Economic Area;
  9. To act as an expert and nominate experts and act as a forum of experts on matters relating to employment and labour issues within the European Union and the European Economic Area and their Members States;
  10. To operate libraries, databases, and other sources of information as to employment and labour issues within the European Union and the European Economic Area and generally;
  11. To publish by way of literature, film, electronic and other publishing media items relating to employment and labour issues within the European Union and the European Economic Area and generally;
  12. To promote, undertake, co-ordinate and sponsor research into employment and labour issues within the European Union and the European Economic Area and generally to disseminate the results thereof;
  13. To fund, associate with, co-operate with, support, or assist in any way, any organisation with similar objects to some or all of the objects of the Association or objects considered by the Association to be beneficial to the Association;
  14. To carry out the above activities in connection with any organisation or organisations which may (or may be proposed) at any time to replace, be developments of, act in similar manner to, discharge similar functions to, or be associated with the European Union or the European Economic Area or any replacement thereof (whether in whole or in part) or which is or may be or is proposed to be from time to time undertaking any similar activities thereto (whether in whole or in part);
  15. To undertake similar activities to those set out in the previous sub-clauses in connection with the laws of all states and in connection with international organisations whether in being at the date hereof or not;
  16. To invest, borrow, and lend money on such terms as the Council of management of the Association shall consider fit;
  17. To undertake all and any action or activity which the Association shall consider to be conducive to its objectives