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Judge Riccardo Monaco, Judge Robert Lecourt and President of the Commission Franco Maria Malfatti (1970). While Robert Lecourt was president of the ECJ the Court decided the case C-43/75 Defrenne II. Paragraph 12 of that judgement read: ’This double aim [of Article 119], which is at once economic and social, shows that the principle of equal pay forms part of the foundations of the Community.’