Language of document : ECLI:EU:C:2019:328

ORDER OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE COURT

10 April 2019 (*)

(Rectification order)

In Case C‑471/18 P-REC,

APPEAL under Article 56 of the Statute of the Court of Justice of the European Union, brought on 18 July 2018,

Federal Republic of Germany, represented initially by T. Henze and D. Klebs, and subsequently by J. Möller and D. Klebs, acting as Agents,

applicant,

the other parties to the proceedings being:

Esso Raffinage SAS, established in Courbevoie (France), represented by M. Navin-Jones, Solicitor, and H. Estreicher, Rechtsanwalt,

applicant at first instance,

supported by:

Higher Olefins and Poly Alpha Olefins REACH Consortium, and Higher Olefins & Poly Alpha Olefins VZW, represented by E. Vermulst, advocaat,

European Coalition to End Animal Experiments, represented by D. Thomas, acting as Agent,

interveners in the appeal,

European Chemicals Agency (ECHA), represented by M. Heikkilä, W. Broere and C. Jacquet, acting as Agents,

defendant at first instance,

French Republic, represented by D. Colas, J. Traband and A.-L. Desjonquères, acting as Agents,

Kingdom of the Netherlands, represented by M. Bulterman and M. Noort, acting as Agents,

interveners at first instance,

THE PRESIDENT OF THE COURT,

after hearing the Advocate General, E. Tanchev,

makes the following

Order

1        On 12 March 2019, the President of the Court made the order Germany v Esso Raffinage (C‑471/18 P, not published, EU:C:2019:198).

2        That order contains errors which it is appropriate for the Court to rectify of its own motion in accordance with Article 154(1) of the Rules of Procedure of the Court, which applies to the procedure on appeal under Article 190(1) of those Rules.

On those grounds, the President of the Court hereby orders:

1.      Paragraph 5 of the order of the President of the Court of 12 March, Germany v Esso Raffinage (C471/18 P, not published, EU:C:2019:198), in the version in the language of the case, shall be rectified as follows:

‘By document lodged at the Registry of the Court of Justice on 17 December 2018 on the basis of the second paragraph of Article 40 of the Statute of the Court Justice of the European Union, Higher Olefins and Poly Alpha Olefins REACH Consortium (“HOPA REACH”) and Higher Olefins & Poly Alpha Olefins VZW (“HOPA”) jointly sought leave to intervene in the case in support of the form of order sought by Esso Raffinage.’

2.      Paragraph 6 of that order shall be rectified as follows:

‘By document lodged at the Registry of the Court of Justice on 13 December 2018 on the same basis, the European Coalition to End Animal Experiments (“ECEAE”) also sought leave to intervene in the case in support of the form of order sought by Esso Raffinage.’

3.      Paragraph 34 of that order shall be rectified as follows:

‘Next, the application for leave to intervene of HOPA REACH and HOPA was submitted on 17 December 2018, while ECEAE’s application was submitted on 13 December 2018, as is apparent from paragraphs 5 and 6 above.’

4.      Paragraph 37 of that order shall be rectified as follows:

‘Similarly, ECEAE is entitled to receive every procedural document served on the parties and to submit subsequently a statement in intervention.’

5.      Point 4 of the operative part of that order shall be rectified as follows:

‘A period shall be prescribed within which Higher Olefins and Poly Alpha Olefins REACH Consortium, Higher Olefins & Poly Alpha Olefins VZW and the European Coalition to End Animal Experiments may submit a statement in intervention.’

6.      Point 5 of the operative part of that order shall be rectified as follows:

‘The costs are reserved.’

7.      Point 6 of the operative part of that order shall be deleted.

8.      The original of this order shall be annexed to the original of the rectified order. A note of this order shall be made in the margin of the original of the rectified order.

Luxembourg, 10 April 2019.

A. Calot Escobar

 

K. Lenaerts

Registrar

 

President


*      Language of the case: English.