Ceta referendum is important for ‘constitutional integrity’, Costello says
Green Party TD Patrick Costello last week won a Supreme Court case against the state over plans to ratify the EU-Canada trade agreement
It is important for Ireland’s “constitutional integrity” that any plan to join an international investor court system is put to a referendum according to Patrick Costello, the Green Party TD who last week won a Supreme Court victory.
Costello took a case against the state in 2021 due to his concerns over the constitutionality of investor courts provided for under the EU-Canada Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (Ceta). He lost his High Court case last ...