The Court of Justice confirms that the principle that national law must be interpreted in conformity with community law applies in the area of police and judicial cooperation in criminal matters.
Within the limits imposed by national law, a national court must be able to authorise children who claim to have been victims of maltreatment to give their testimony under appropriate protective arrangements
Case Number C-105/03
Name of the parties Maria Pupino
Date of the judgement 2005-06-16
Court Court of Justice of the European Communities (ECEJ)