Judgment of the Court (First Chamber) of 3 October 2019

Proceedings brought by Wasserleitungsverband Nördliches Burgenland and Others

Request for a preliminary ruling from the Verwaltungsgericht Wien

Reference for a preliminary ruling — Environment — Directive 91/676/EEC — Protection of waters against pollution caused by nitrates from agricultural sources — Objective of reducing pollution — Waters affected by pollution — Maximum nitrate level of 50 mg/l — Action programmes adopted by the Member States — Rights of individuals to have such a programme amended — Locus standi before the national authorities and courts

Case C-197/18


Top of the page Documents in the Case
Document Date Name of the parties Subject-matter Curia EUR-Lex
Judgment (OJ)
22/11/2019 Wasserleitungsverband Nördliches Burgenland and Others
Judgment
ECLI:EU:C:2019:824
03/10/2019 Wasserleitungsverband Nördliches Burgenland and Others
EUR-Lex text EUR-Lex bilingual text
Abstract
ECLI:EU:C:2019:824
03/10/2019 Wasserleitungsverband Nördliches Burgenland and Others
Opinion
ECLI:EU:C:2019:274
28/03/2019 Wasserleitungsverband Nördliches Burgenland and Others
EUR-Lex text EUR-Lex bilingual text
Application (OJ)
13/07/2018 Wasserleitungsverband Nördliches Burgenland and Others
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Reports of Cases

published in the electronic Reports of Cases (Court Reports - general)

Subject-matter

Information not available

Systematic classification scheme

1.
1 The legal order of the European Union
  1.04 Fundamental rights
    1.04.03 The fundamental rights
      1.04.03.47 Right to an effective remedy and to a fair trial
4 Internal policy of the European Union
  4.23 Environment, sustainable development and climate
4 Internal policy of the European Union
  4.23 Environment, sustainable development and climate
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

  • Charter of Fundamental Rights of the EU (2007), Article 37 : paragraph 49
  • Charter of Fundamental Rights of the EU (2007), Article 47 : paragraph 33
  • TFEU, Article 191 -P1 : paragraph 54
  • TFEU, Article 191 -P2 : paragraphs 49, 54
  • TFEU, Article 288 : paragraphs 1, 28, 30, 73
  • TEU, Article 3 -P3 : paragraph 49
  • Directive 91/676 : paragraphs 20, 29, 35, 50, 54
  • Directive 91/676 -A01 : paragraphs 6, 36, 45, 55, 64, 71
  • Directive 91/676 -A02 : paragraph 7
  • Directive 91/676 -A02LJ : paragraphs 37, 39, 41
  • Directive 91/676 -A03 : paragraphs 8, 24, 64
  • Directive 91/676 -A03P1 : paragraphs 38, 39, 51, 53
  • Directive 91/676 -A04 : paragraph 9
  • Directive 91/676 -A05 : paragraphs 10, 13, 22, 36, 38, 52, 59
  • Directive 91/676 -A05P1 : paragraph 47
  • Directive 91/676 -A05P2 : paragraph 47
  • Directive 91/676 -A05P3 : paragraph 47
  • Directive 91/676 -A05P3LA : paragraph 58
  • Directive 91/676 -A05P3LB : paragraph 58
  • Directive 91/676 -A05P4 : paragraphs 1, 25, 28, 47, 53, 55, 64, 68, 70, 73
  • Directive 91/676 -A05P4LA : paragraph 63
  • Directive 91/676 -A05P5 : paragraphs 1, 25, 28, 47, 55, 61, 64, 65, 68, 70, 73
  • Directive 91/676 -A05P6 : paragraphs 68, 69, 73
  • Directive 91/676 -A05P6L1 : paragraph 57
  • Directive 91/676 -A05P6L2 : paragraph 67
  • Directive 91/676 -C1 : paragraph 5
  • Directive 91/676 -C3 : paragraph 5
  • Directive 91/676 -C5 : paragraph 5
  • Directive 91/676 -C6 : paragraph 5
  • Directive 91/676 -C10 : paragraph 5
  • Directive 91/676 -C11 : paragraph 5
  • Directive 91/676 -C12 : paragraph 5
  • Directive 91/676 -C13 : paragraph 5
  • Directive 91/676 -N1 : paragraphs 11, 24
  • Directive 91/676 -N1APT2 : paragraphs 1, 28, 38, 47, 52, 73
  • Directive 91/676 -N3 : paragraphs 12, 53, 71
  • Directive 91/676 -N3P1PT3 : paragraph 63
  • Directive 98/83 : paragraph 26
  • Decision 2005/370 : paragraph 3
  • Decision 2005/370 -A02P5 : paragraph 34
  • Decision 2005/370 -A09 : paragraph 4
  • Decision 2005/370 -A09P3 : paragraphs 33, 34
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -8/81 -N22 : paragraph 30
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -72/95 -N56 : paragraph 31
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -72/95 -N59 : paragraph 72
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -293/97 -N35 : paragraph 51
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -127/02 -N66 : paragraph 30
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -221/03 -N86 : paragraph 51
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -237/07 : paragraph 21
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -237/07 -N46 : paragraph 72
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -237/12 -N29 : paragraph 58
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -237/12 -N30 : paragraph 54
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -404/13 : paragraph 21
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -664/15 -N34 : paragraph 30
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -664/15 -N45 : paragraph 33
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -664/15 -N46 : paragraph 34
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -304/16 -N54 : paragraph 48
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -543/16 -N53 : paragraph 56
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -543/16 -N60 : paragraph 52
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -543/16 -N63 : paragraph 61
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -543/16 -N64 : paragraph 61
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -543/16 -N87 : paragraph 63
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -543/16 -N88 : paragraph 63
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -543/16 -N92 : paragraph 63
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -723/17 -N34 : paragraph 31
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -723/17 -N42 : paragraph 70
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -723/17 -N45 : paragraph 72

Operative part

  • Interprets : Directive 91/676 -A05P4
  • Interprets : Directive 91/676 -A05P5
  • Interprets : Directive 91/676 -A05P6
  • Interprets : Directive 91/676 -N1LAPT2
  • Interprets : TFEU, Article 288

Opinion

  • Charter of Fundamental Rights of the EU (2007), Article 37 : point 55
  • Charter of Fundamental Rights of the EU (2007), Article 47 -L1 : point 58
  • Charter of Fundamental Rights of the EU (2007), Article 47 -P1 : point 58
  • TFEU, Article 191 -P1 : point 98
  • TFEU, Article 191 -P2 : points 55, 98
  • TFEU, Article 288 : points 34, 41
  • TEU, Article 3 -P3 : point 55
  • Agreement with Third Countries or International Bodies - 22005A0517(01) -A02PT4 : point 60
  • Agreement with Third Countries or International Bodies - 22005A0517(01) -A02PT5 : points 59 - 61
  • Agreement with Third Countries or International Bodies - 22005A0517(01) -A03P6 : points 5, 62
  • Agreement with Third Countries or International Bodies - 22005A0517(01) -A09P3 : points 6, 58, 62
  • Agreement with Third Countries or International Bodies - 22005A0517(01) -PT4 : point 4
  • Agreement with Third Countries or International Bodies - 22005A0517(01) -PT5 : point 4
  • Directive 75/440 : point 49
  • Directive 91/271 : point 1
  • Directive 91/676 : points 1, 3, 36 - 38, 50, 52, 56, 63, 65, 66, 71, 73, 81 - 84, 86, 93, 96, 98, 101, 109
  • Directive 91/676 -A0 : point 88
  • Directive 91/676 -A01 : points 9, 34, 69, 72, 77, 85, 91
  • Directive 91/676 -A02LJ : points 10, 44, 47, 75, 78
  • Directive 91/676 -A03P1 : points 11, 75, 76
  • Directive 91/676 -A03P5 : points 12, 13
  • Directive 91/676 -A04 : points 67, 69
  • Directive 91/676 -A05 : points 14, 75, 76
  • Directive 91/676 -A05P4 : points 26, 32, 34, 67, 69, 74, 89, 105
  • Directive 91/676 -A05P5 : points 34, 69, 89
  • Directive 91/676 -A05P6 : point 100
  • Directive 91/676 -A05P7 : point 89
  • Directive 91/676 -A10P1 : points 15, 92
  • Directive 91/676 -C6 : points 7, 44
  • Directive 91/676 -C13 : points 8, 87, 95
  • Directive 91/676 -N1PTA.1 : point 49
  • Directive 91/676 -N1PTA.2 : points 16, 34, 75, 76
  • Directive 91/676 -N2 : points 67, 69
  • Directive 91/676 -N3 : point 69
  • Directive 91/676 -N3PT1.3 : point 105
  • Directive 91/676 -N3PT2L1 : point 67
  • Directive 91/676 -N5PT4LE : points 17, 92
  • Directive 98/83 : point 1
  • Directive 98/83 -A05 : points 46, 79
  • Directive 98/83 -A05P1 : point 18
  • Directive 98/83 -A05P2 : point 18
  • Directive 98/83 -N1PARTB : points 46, 79
  • Directive 2000/60 : point 45
  • Directive 2000/60 -A04P1 : point 86
  • Directive 2000/60 -A04P1LBPT2 : point 20
  • Directive 2000/60 -A04P1LC : point 21
  • Directive 2000/60 -A04P4 : points 22, 83, 86
  • Directive 2004/35 : point 45
  • Directive 2006/118 : point 86
  • Directive 2006/118 -A04P2 : points 23, 83
  • Directive 2006/118 -N1PT1 : points 24, 83
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -33/76 -N5 : point 40
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -8/81 -N25 : point 65
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -72/95 -N56 : point 65
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -120/97 -N35 : point 99
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -293/97 -N30 : point 73
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -293/97 -N34 : points 44, 49
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -293/97 -N35 : point 73
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -293/97 -N37 : point 96
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -293/97 -N39 : point 96
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -27/00 -N72 : point 107
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -258/00 -N53 : points 96, 98
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -322/00 -N45 : point 98
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -322/00 -N46 : points 96, 98
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -322/00 -N113 : point 67
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -322/00 -N166 : point 88
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -127/02 -N66 : points 41, 65
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -416/02 -N69 : point 73
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -211/03 -N76 : point 99
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -221/03 -N84 : point 73
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -221/03 -N86 : point 73
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -221/03 -N87 : point 73
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -525/04 -N60 : point 107
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -237/07 -N37 : points 41, 44
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -237/07 -N39 : point 41
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -237/07 -N46 : point 65
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -379/08 -N61 : point 99
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -165/09 -N94 : points 44, 54
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -165/09 -N100 : points 41, 65
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -165/09 -N101 : point 65
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -165/09 -N102 : point 65
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -165/09 -N103 : point 65
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -282/10 -N33 : point 65
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -83/11 -N25 : point 65
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -204/11 -N20 : point 99
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -205/11 -N21 : point 99
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -277/11 -N88 : point 99
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -93/12 -N35 : point 40
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -93/12 -N36 : point 40
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -237/12 -N30 : points 96, 98
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -237/12 -N129 : point 67
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -166/13 -N48 : point 99
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -249/13 -N38 : point 99
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -404/13 -N55 : point 44
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -243/15 -N44 : points 41, 65
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -529/15 -N47 : point 45
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -529/15 -N48 : point 45
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -529/15 -N49 : point 45
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -664/15 -N34 : point 41
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -664/15 -N46 : point 59
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -543/16 -N53 : point 88
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -543/16 -N61 : point 90
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -543/16 -N63 : point 90
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -543/16 -N64 : point 90
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -543/16 -N67 : point 101
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -543/16 -N68 : point 101
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -569/16 -N70 : point 65
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -572/16 -N42 : point 40
  • Court of Justice - Opinion C -723/17 -N38 : point 99
  • Court of Justice - Opinion C -723/17 -N39 : point 99
  • Court of Justice - Opinion C -723/17 -N40 : point 99
  • Court of Justice - Opinion C -723/17 -N41 : points 96, 99
  • Court of Justice - Opinion C -723/17 -N42 : point 99
  • Court of Justice - Opinion C -723/17 -N43 : point 99
  • Court of Justice - Opinion C -723/17 -N44 : point 99
  • Court of Justice - Opinion C -723/17 -N45 : point 99
  • Court of Justice - Opinion C -723/17 -N46 : point 99
  • Court of Justice - Opinion C -723/17 -N47 : points 97, 99
  • Court of Justice - Opinion C -723/17 -N48 : points 97, 99
  • Court of Justice - Opinion C -723/17 -N49 : point 99
  • Court of Justice - Opinion C -723/17 -N50 : point 99
  • Court of Justice - Opinion C -723/17 -N51 : point 99
  • Court of Justice - Opinion C -723/17 -N68 : point 54
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -223/17 -N39 : point 107


Dates

Date of the lodging of the application initiating proceedings

  • 19/03/2018

Date of the Opinion

  • 28/03/2019

Date of the hearing

Information not available

Date of delivery

03/10/2019


References

Publication in the Official Journal

Judgment: OJ C 413 from 09.12.2019, p.9

Application: OJ C 268 from 30.07.2018, p.19

Name of the parties

Wasserleitungsverband Nördliches Burgenland and Others

Notes on Academic Writings

  1. Reinhardt, Michael: Gerichtshof der Europäischen Union, Neue Zeitschrift für Verwaltungsrecht 2019 p.1587-1592 (DE)



Procedural Analysis Information

Source of the question referred for a preliminary ruling

Verwaltungsgericht Wien - Austria

Subject-matter

  • Environment
  • - Pollution

Provisions of national law referred to

Wasserrechtsgesetz 1959 - WRG 1959, Paragraphen 55p und 102ff Allgemeines Verwaltungsverfahrensgesetz 1991 - AVG, Paragraph 8

Provisions of international law referred to

Information not available

Procedure and result

  • Reference for a preliminary ruling

Formation of the Court

première chambre (Cour)

Judge-Rapporteur

Bonichot

Advocate General

Kokott

Language(s) of the Case

  • German

Language(s) of the Opinion

  • German