Judgment of the Court (Grand Chamber), 5 September 2012

European Parliament v Council of the European Union

Schengen Borders Code — Decision 2010/252/EU — Surveillance of the sea external borders — Introduction of additional rules governing border surveillance — Commission’s implementing powers — Scope — Application for annulment

Case C‑355/10


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Document Date Name of the parties Subject-matter Curia EUR-Lex
Judgment (OJ)
12/10/2012 Parliament v Council
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Judgment
ECLI:EU:C:2012:516
05/09/2012 Parliament v Council
EUR-Lex text EUR-Lex bilingual text
Judgment (Summary)
ECLI:EU:C:2012:516
05/09/2012 Parliament v Council
Opinion
ECLI:EU:C:2012:207
17/04/2012 Parliament v Council
EUR-Lex text EUR-Lex bilingual text
Order
ECLI:EU:C:2010:723
30/11/2010 Parliament v Council
Application (OJ)
11/09/2010 Parliament v Council
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Subject-matter

Annulment of Council Decision 2010/252/EU of 26 April 2010 supplementing the Schengen Borders Code as regards the surveillance of the sea external borders in the context of operational cooperation coordinated by the European Agency for the Management of Operational Cooperation at the External Borders of the Member States of the European Union (OJ 2010 L 111, p. 20) – Supplementary measures concerning surveillance – Introduction of rules exceeding the extent of the Council's implementing powers

Systematic classification scheme

1.
3 Legal proceedings
  3.02 Actions for annulment
    3.02.02 Applications by Member States or institutions
3 Legal proceedings
  3.02 Actions for annulment
    3.02.02 Applications by Member States or institutions
2 Institutional framework of the European Union
  2.05 Legal acts of the European Union
    2.05.01 Adoption procedures
      2.05.01.03 Non-legislative acts
        2.05.01.03.02 Enforcement
2 Institutional framework of the European Union
  2.05 Legal acts of the European Union
    2.05.01 Adoption procedures
4 Internal policy of the European Union
  4.06 Area of freedom, security and justice
    4.06.01 Border checks, asylum and immigration
      4.06.01.02 Crossing of external borders
3 Legal proceedings
  3.02 Actions for annulment
    3.02.06 Effects of a declaration that a measure is void


Citations of case-law or legislation

References in grounds of judgment

  • TFEU, Article 263 -L2 : paragraph 37
  • TFEU, Article 264
  • TFEU, Article 264 -L2 : paragraphs 86, 88, 90
  • Decision 1999/468 : paragraph 3
  • Decision 1999/468 -A02P2 : paragraph 5
  • Decision 1999/468 -A05BIS : paragraphs 6, 22
  • Decision 1999/468 -A05BISP4 : paragraphs 7, 22
  • Decision 1999/468 -A05BISP4LE : paragraph 39
  • Decision 1999/468 -C7BIS : paragraphs 4, 40
  • Regulation 2007/2004 : paragraph 17
  • Regulation 2007/2004 -A01P1PTE : paragraph 18
  • Regulation 2007/2004 -A01P1PTG : paragraph 18
  • Regulation 2007/2004 -A02P1PTA : paragraph 18
  • Regulation 2007/2004 -A08OCTIES : paragraph 81
  • Regulation 2007/2004 -A08OCTIESP2 : paragraph 21
  • Regulation 2007/2004 -A08QUINQUIESP5 : paragraph 19
  • Regulation 2007/2004 -A08SEXIES : paragraphs 20, 81
  • Decision 2006/512 : paragraph 3
  • Regulation 562/2006 -A01L2 : paragraph 8
  • Regulation 562/2006 -A02PT11 : paragraph 12
  • Regulation 562/2006 -A02PT9 : paragraph 11
  • Regulation 562/2006 -A12 : paragraph 14
  • Regulation 562/2006 -A12P1 : paragraph 70
  • Regulation 562/2006 -A12P2L2 : paragraph 71
  • Regulation 562/2006 -A12P3 : paragraph 71
  • Regulation 562/2006 -A12P4 : paragraphs 70, 71, 73
  • Regulation 562/2006 -A12P5 : paragraphs 2, 22, 63, 69, 72, 78, 84
  • Regulation 562/2006 -A13P2 : paragraph 15
  • Regulation 562/2006 -A33P2 : paragraph 16
  • Regulation 562/2006 -A33P5 : paragraph 63
  • Regulation 562/2006 -C17 : paragraphs 10, 72
  • Regulation 562/2006 -C6 : paragraphs 9, 70
  • Regulation 863/2007 : paragraph 17
  • Regulation 296/2008 : paragraph 2
  • Regulation 296/2009 -C4 : paragraph 72
  • Decision 2010/252 : paragraph 1
  • Decision 2010/252 -A01 : paragraphs 24, 80, 81
  • Decision 2010/252 -C9 : paragraph 23
  • Decision 2010/252 -NPART1 : paragraphs 79, 83
  • Decision 2010/252 -NPART1PT1 : paragraph 25
  • Decision 2010/252 -NPART1PT2.1 : paragraph 25
  • Decision 2010/252 -NPART1PT2.2 : paragraph 25
  • Decision 2010/252 -NPART1PT2.3 : paragraph 25
  • Decision 2010/252 -NPART1PT2.4 : paragraphs 25, 26, 74, 78
  • Decision 2010/252 -NPART1PT2.5 : paragraph 25
  • Decision 2010/252 -NPART2 : paragraphs 79, 80, 81, 83
  • Decision 2010/252 -NPART2PT1 : paragraph 28
  • Decision 2010/252 -NPART2PT1.1 : paragraphs 75, 78, 82
  • Decision 2010/252 -NPART2PT2.1 : paragraphs 78, 82
  • Decision 2010/252 -NPART2PT2.1L1 : paragraph 29
  • Decision 2010/252 -NPART2PT2.1L2 : paragraphs 29, 75
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -166/78 : paragraphs 37, 38
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -45/86 : paragraph 37
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -240/90 : paragraph 64
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -156/93 : paragraph 64
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -303/94 : paragraph 64
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -104/97 : paragraph 64
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -356/97 : paragraph 64
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -48/98 : paragraph 64
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -378/00 : paragraphs 37, 38
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -133/06 : paragraph 64
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -370/07 : paragraph 37
  • Court of Justice - Opinion C -355/10 : paragraphs 39, 79
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -463/10 : paragraph 37

Operative part

  • Annuls : Decision 2010/252

Opinion

  • TFEU, Article 77 -P1LB : points 41, 57, 59
  • TFEU, Article 79 -P1 : point 59
  • TFEU, Article 79 -P2LC : point 59
  • TFEU, Article 264 -L2 : point 90
  • Decision 1999/468 -A02P2 : point 8
  • Decision 1999/468 -A05BIS : point 8
  • Regulation 2007/2004 -A01P2 : point 83
  • Decision 2006/512 -C3 : point 8
  • Regulation 562/2006 -A01L2 : point 2
  • Regulation 562/2006 -A02P2 : point 3
  • Regulation 562/2006 -A02PT10 : point 3
  • Regulation 562/2006 -A02PT11 : points 3, 56
  • Regulation 562/2006 -A03LB : point 2
  • Regulation 562/2006 -A12 : points 5, 58
  • Regulation 562/2006 -A12P1 : points 56, 57
  • Regulation 562/2006 -A12P5 : points 6, 33 - 35, 43, 45, 55, 61, 85, 87
  • Regulation 562/2006 -A16P2 : point 78
  • Regulation 562/2006 -A16P3 : point 79
  • Regulation 562/2006 -A33P2 : point 7
  • Regulation 562/2006 -C17 : points 34, 40
  • Regulation 562/2006 -C8 : point 40
  • Regulation 296/2008 : point 6
  • Regulation 296/2008 -C4 : point 34
  • Decision 2010/252 -A01 : points 80, 82
  • Decision 2010/252 -C11 : point 80
  • Decision 2010/252 -C2 : point 80
  • Decision 2010/252 -NPARTIE2PT2.4 : points 59, 61
  • Regulation 1168/2011 -A01P2 : point 86
  • Regulation 1168/2011 -A02P1LDBIS : point 86
  • Regulation 1168/2011 -A02P1LJ : point 86
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -166/78 : point 19
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -45/86 : point 19
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -295/90 : point 90
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -210/98 : point 54
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -378/00 : point 19
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -166/07 : point 90
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -370/07 : point 19


Dates

Date of the lodging of the application initiating proceedings

  • 12/07/2010

Date of the Opinion

  • 17/04/2012

Date of the hearing

Information not available

Date of delivery

05/09/2012


References

Publication in the Official Journal

Application: OJ C 246 from 11.09.2010, p.34

Judgment: OJ C 331 from 27.10.2012, p.2

Name of the parties

Parliament v Council

Notes on Academic Writings

  1. Michel, Valérie: Compétence d'exécution, Europe 2012 Novembre Comm. nº 11 p.16-17 (FR)
  2. Mok, M.R.: Nederlandse jurisprudentie ; Uitspraken in burgerlijke en strafzaken 2012 nº 681 (NL)
  3. Thomas, S.: La jurisprudence de la Cour de justice et du Tribunal de l'Union européenne. Chronique des arrêts. Arrêt « Parlement européen c. Conseil Code frontières Schengen », Revue du droit de l'Union européenne 2012 nº 3 p.569-571 (FR)
  4. Tinç, Mehmet: Jurisprudence de la Cour de justice de l'Union européenne en matière de droits fondamentaux, L'Europe des libertés: revue d'actualité juridique 2012 nº 39/40 p.63-64 (FR)
  5. Den Heijer, Maarten ; Tauschinsky, Eljalill: Where Human Rights Meet Administrative Law: Essential Elements and Limits to Delegation, European Constitutional Law Review 2013 Vol. 3 p.513-533 (EN)
  6. Den Heijer, Maarten ; Tauschinsky, Eljalill: Where Human Rights Meet Administrative Law: Essential Elements and Limits to Delegation, European Constitutional Law Review 2013 Vol. 9 p.514-533 (EN)
  7. Chamon, Merijn: How the concept of essential elements of a legislative act continues to elude the Court: Parliament v. Council, Common Market Law Review 2014 p.849-860 (EN)
  8. Carlier, Jean-Yves: Droit européen des migrations, Journal de droit européen 2014 nº 207 p.105-114 (FR)
  9. Acosta Sánchez, Miguel A. ; González García, Immaculada: TJUE - Sentencia de 05.09.2012, Parlamento c. Consejo - C-355/10, "Código de fronteras Schengen - Decisión 2010/252/EU - Vigilancia de las fronteras marítimas exteriores - Normas adicionales sobre la vigilancia de fronteras - Competencias de ejecución de la Comisión - Alcance" - Vigilancia de fronteras marítimas y elementos esenciales en los actos de ejecución, Revista de Derecho Comunitario Europeo 2014 nº 47 p.267-284 (ES)



Procedural Analysis Information

Source of the question referred for a preliminary ruling

Information not available

Subject-matter

  • area of freedom, security and justice
  • - Border checks
  • Provisions governing the institutions
  • - Acts of the institutions

Procedure and result

  • Actions for annulment : application granted

Formation of the Court

grande chambre (Cour)

Judge-Rapporteur

von Danwitz

Advocate General

Mengozzi

Language(s) of the Case

  • English

Language(s) of the Opinion

  • Italian