European Union – Customs and excise. The Court of Justice of the European Union gave a preliminary ruling, deciding that the Combined Nomenclature (CN) set out in Annex 1 to Council Regulation (EEC) No 2658/87, as amended by Commission Regulation (EC) no 1214/2007 had to be interpreted as meaning that a product such as the 'video multiplexer' at issue in the main proceedings should, subject to the referring court's assessment of all the facts before it, be classified in CN heading 8521 of that nomenclature.