Opinion of the Court of 6 December 2001.

Opinion pursuant to article 300 EC

Cartagena Protocol - Conclusion - Legal basis - Articles 133 EC, 174(4) EC and 175(1) EC - Living modified organisms - Environmental protection - Common commercial policy.

Opinion 2/00.


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Document Date Name of the parties Subject-matter Curia EUR-Lex
Opinions of the Court
ECLI:EU:C:2001:664
06/12/2001 Protocole de Cartagena sur la prévention des risques biotechnologiques
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ECLI:EU:C:2001:664
06/12/2001 Protocole de Cartagena sur la prévention des risques biotechnologiques
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Reports of Cases

2001 I-09713

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Dates

Date of the lodging of the application initiating proceedings

  • 27/10/2000

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Date of delivery

06/12/2001


References

Publication in the Official Journal

Application: OJ C 355 from 09.12.2000, p.6

Opinion: OJ C 56 from 02.03.2002, p.1

Name of the parties

Protocole de Cartagena sur la prévention des risques biotechnologiques

Notes on Academic Writings

  1. Pitschas, Christian: EuGH: Zuständigkeit zum Abschluss des Protokolls von Cartagena, Europäische Zeitschrift für Wirtschaftsrecht 2002 p.117-120
  2. Simon, Denys: Europe 2002 Février Comm. nº 34 p.9-10
  3. Dashwood, Alan: Common Market Law Review 2002 p.355-368
  4. Gautier, Yves: Chronique de jurisprudence du Tribunal et de la Cour de justice des Communautés européennes, Journal du droit international 2002 p.531-536
  5. Zonnekeyn, G.A.: S.E.W. ; Sociaal-economische wetgeving 2002 p.420-422
  6. Schwarz, Kyrill-A.: Die Außenkompetenzen der Gemeinschaft im Spannungsfeld von internationaler Umwelt- und Handelspolitik, Zeitschrift für Europarechtliche Studien - ZEuS 2003 p.51-71
  7. Maubernard, Christophe: L' "intensité modulable" des compétences externes de la Communauté européenne et de ses Etats membres. L'avis 2/00 de la Cour du 6 décembre 2001 relatif à la conclusion du protocole de Carthagène sur la prévention des risques biotechnologiques, Revue trimestrielle de droit européen 2003 p.229-246



Procedural Analysis Information

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Subject-matter

  • External relations
  • - Commercial policy
  • Environment

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Procedure and result

  • Opinion procedure : conformity with the Treaty (opinions or rulings)

Formation of the Court

Cour plénière (Cour)

Judge-Rapporteur

Wathelet

Advocate General

Alber, Jacobs, Léger, Ruiz-Jarabo Colomer, Mischo, Tizzano, Geelhoed, Stix-Hackl

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  • French, German, English, Dutch, Italian, Danish, Greek, Spanish, Portuguese, Finnish, Swedish

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