CJEU & temporary slaughterhouses for ritual slaughter: Liga van Moskeeen

In Liga van Moskeeen en Islamitische Organisaties Provincie Antwerpen VZW and Others [2018] EUECJ C-426/16, the Court was asked for a preliminary ruling on the validity of Article 4(4) of Council Regulation (EC) No 1099/2009 of 24 September 2009 on the protection of animals in relation to the Flemish Regional Government’s decision no longer to approve temporary slaughterhouses during the Muslim Feast of Sacrifice. Continue reading