Judgment of the Court (Ninth Chamber) of 23 April 2015

European Commission v Hellenic Republic

Failure of a Member State to fulfil obligations — Directive 91/676/EEC — Protection of waters against pollution caused by nitrates from agricultural sources — Designation of waters and vulnerable zones — Excessive concentration of nitrates — Eutrophification — Obligation of four-yearly revision — Insufficiency — Establishment of action programmes — None

Case C-149/14


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Document Date Name of the parties Subject-matter Curia EUR-Lex
Judgment (OJ)
05/06/2015 Commission v Greece
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Judgment
ECLI:EU:C:2015:264
23/04/2015 Commission v Greece
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Judgment (Information)
ECLI:EU:C:2015:264
23/04/2015 Commission v Greece
Application (OJ)
23/05/2014 Commission v Greece
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Reports of Cases

published in the electronic Reports of Cases (Court Reports - general - 'Information on unpublished decisions' section)

Subject-matter

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Systematic classification scheme

1.
3 Legal proceedings
  3.01 Actions for failure to fulfil obligations
    3.01.00 General
4 Internal policy of the European Union
  4.23 Environment, sustainable development and climate


Citations of case-law or legislation

References in grounds of judgment

  • Directive 91/676 -A01 : paragraphs 2, 34
  • Directive 91/676 -A03 : paragraph 3
  • Directive 91/676 -A03P1 : paragraph 35
  • Directive 91/676 -A03P2 : paragraphs 35, 39
  • Directive 91/676 -A03P4 : paragraphs 1, 13, 36, 38, 39, 41
  • Directive 91/676 -A05 : paragraphs 1, 4, 39
  • Directive 91/676 -A05P1 : paragraphs 1, 13, 38, 40, 41
  • Directive 91/676 -A10 : paragraph 5
  • Directive 91/676 -N1 : paragraphs 6, 32, 36
  • Directive 2000/60 : paragraph 29
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -293/97 -N30 : paragraph 36
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -293/97 -N31 : paragraph 17
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -293/97 -N35 : paragraphs 25, 36
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -293/97 -N36 : paragraph 25
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -293/97 -N37 : paragraph 25
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -293/97 -N38 : paragraph 25
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -293/97 -N39 : paragraph 25
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -274/98 -N19 : paragraph 30
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -396/01 -N57 : paragraph 40
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -221/03 -N84 : paragraph 17
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -193/12 -N21 : paragraph 28

Operative part

  • Reference : Directive 91/676 -A03P4
  • Reference : Directive 91/676 -A05P1

Opinion

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Dates

Date of the lodging of the application initiating proceedings

  • 31/03/2014

Date of the Opinion

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Date of the hearing

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Date of delivery

23/04/2015


References

Publication in the Official Journal

Judgment: OJ C 205 from 22.06.2015, p.12

Application: OJ C 184 from 16.06.2014, p.14

Name of the parties

Commission v Greece

Notes on Academic Writings

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Procedural Analysis Information

Source of the question referred for a preliminary ruling

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Subject-matter

  • Environment
  • - Pollution

Provisions of national law referred to

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Provisions of international law referred to

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Procedure and result

  • Action for a declaration of failure to fulfil obligations : application granted

Formation of the Court

neuvième chambre (Cour)

Judge-Rapporteur

Jürimäe

Advocate General

Kokott

Language(s) of the Case

  • Greek

Language(s) of the Opinion

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