Opinion of the Court of 19 March 1993.

Commission

Opinion delivered pursuant to the second subparagraph of Article 228 (1) of the EEC Treaty - Convention Nº 170 of the International Labour Organization concerning safety in the use of chemicals at work.

Opinion 2/91.


Top of the page Documents in the Case
Document Date Name of the parties Subject-matter Curia EUR-Lex
Request for an Opinion
19/03/1993 Convention nº 170 de l’OIT
Opinions of the Court
ECLI:EU:C:1993:106
19/03/1993 Convention nº 170 de l’OIT
EUR-Lex text EUR-Lex bilingual text
Opinion (Summary)
ECLI:EU:C:1993:106
19/03/1993 Convention nº 170 de l’OIT
Top of the page Legal analysis of the decision or of the case

Reports of Cases

1993 I-01061

Swedish XIV/I-00059 Finnish XIV/I-00071

Subject-matter

Information not available

Systematic classification scheme

1.
B European Community (EEC/EC)
  B-25 International agreements
    B-25.03 Prior opinion of the Court
B European Community (EEC/EC)
  B-25 International agreements
    B-25.02 Negotiation and conclusion
B European Community (EEC/EC)
  B-25 International agreements
    B-25.01 Respective powers of the Community and of the Member States
B European Community (EEC/EC)
  B-25 International agreements
    B-25.01 Respective powers of the Community and of the Member States
B European Community (EEC/EC)
  B-17 Association of Overseas Countries and Territories
B European Community (EEC/EC)
  B-25 International agreements
    B-25.01 Respective powers of the Community and of the Member States
B European Community (EEC/EC)
  B-25 International agreements
    B-25.02 Negotiation and conclusion


Citations of case-law or legislation

References in grounds of judgment

  • EEC Treaty (Rome), Article 228 -P1 : paragraph 1
  • Court of Justice - Opinion 1/75 : paragraphs 3, 8
  • Court of Justice - Opinion 1/76 : paragraph 3
  • Court of Justice - Ruling 1/78 : paragraph 3
  • Court of Justice - Opinion 1/78 : paragraph 3
  • EEC Treaty (Rome), Article 228 : paragraph 3
  • Euratom Treaty (Rome), Article 103 : paragraph 3
  • Court of Justice - Rules of Procedure (1991) -A107P2 : paragraph 3
  • EEC Treaty (Rome), Article 228 -P1L2 : paragraph 6
  • Court of Justice - Opinion 1/76 -N3 : paragraph 7
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -3/76 -N20 : paragraph 7
  • EEC Treaty (Rome), Article 113 : paragraph 8
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -41/76 -N32 : paragraph 8
  • Treaty of Accession 1972 - Act, Article 102 : paragraph 8
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -804/79 -N17 : paragraph 8
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -804/79 -N18 : paragraph 8
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -22/70 -N22 : paragraph 9
  • EEC Treaty (Rome), Article 5 : paragraph 10
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -3/76 -N39 : paragraph 12
  • Court of Justice - Opinion 1/78 -N60 : paragraph 12
  • EEC Treaty (Rome), Article 118A : paragraphs 16 - 18
  • EEC Treaty (Rome), Article 118A -P3 : paragraphs 16, 18
  • EEC Treaty (Rome), Article 100 : paragraph 21
  • Directive 80/1107 : paragraph 21
  • Directive 80/1107 -A08 : paragraph 21
  • Directive 67/548 : paragraph 22
  • Directive 79/831 : paragraph 22
  • Directive 88/379 : paragraph 22
  • Directive 88/379 -A07 : paragraph 23
  • EEC Treaty (Rome), Article 118B : paragraph 31
  • Directive 80/1107 -A04 : paragraph 34
  • Court of Justice - Opinion 1/78 -N61 : paragraph 35
  • Court of Justice - Opinion 1/78 -N62 : paragraph 35
  • Court of Justice - Ruling 1/78 -N34 : paragraph 36

Operative part

Information not available

Opinion

Information not available


Dates

Date of the lodging of the application initiating proceedings

  • 21/08/1991

Date of the Opinion

Information not available

Date of the hearing

Information not available

Date of delivery

19/03/1993


References

Publication in the Official Journal

Application: OJ C 245 from 20.09.1991, p.6

Opinion: OJ C 109 from 19.04.1993, p.1

Name of the parties

Convention nº 170 de l’OIT

Notes on Academic Writings

  1. De Guillenchmidt, Michel ; Bonichot, Jean-Claude: Actes des institutions - Accords internationaux - Convention nº 170 de l'organisation internationale du travail - Compétence des communautés européennes - Compétence partagée avec les états membres, Les petites affiches 1993 nº 108 p.14-16
  2. Neuwahl, Nanette A.: Common Market Law Review 1993 p.1185-1195
  3. Olesti Rayo, Andreu: La competencia comunitaria para concluir convenios en el marco de la Organización Internacional del Trabajo (comentario al dictamen 2/91 de 19 de marzo de 1993), Revista de Instituciones Europeas 1993 p.945-971
  4. Pellisé, Cristina: Jurisprudencia del Tribunal de Justicia de las Comunidades Europeas, Revista Jurídica de Catalunya 1993 p.1188-1190
  5. Raux, Jean: L'avis de la Cour du 19 mars 1993 (Avis 2/91) à propos de: La convention nº 170 de l'OIT concernant la sécurité dans l'utilisation des produits chimiques au travail, Revue du Marché Commun 1994 p.45-52
  6. Martines, Francesca: Sulla competenza comunitaria a concludere convenzioni dell'Organizzazione internazionale del lavoro, Il Foro italiano 1994 IV Col.4-15
  7. Constantinesco, Vlad: Chronique de jurisprudence du Tribunal et de la Cour de justice des Communautés européennes. Institutions et ordre juridique communautaire, Journal du droit international 1994 p.482-484
  8. Emiliou, Nicholas: Towards a Clearer Demarcation Line? The Division of External Relations Power Between the Community and Member States, European Law Review 1994 p.76-86
  9. Timmermans, C.W.A.: S.E.W. ; Sociaal-economische wetgeving 1994 p.622-627
  10. Vedder, Christoph ; Folz, Hans-Peter: Opinion 2/91, European Journal of International Law / Journal européen de droit international 1994 Vol.5 nº 3 p.452-455
  11. González Alonso, Luis Norberto: De nuevo sobre la doctrina AETR: La naturaleza jurídica de la competencia comunitaria en materia de relaciones exteriores, Noticias de la Unión Europea 1994 nº 117 p.93-101
  12. Bertrand, Véronique: International Labour Law Reports 1995 p.11-14
  13. Auvret-Finck, J.: L'avis 2/91 relatif à la convention nº 170 de l'OIT, Cahiers de droit européen 1995 p.443-460



Procedural Analysis Information

Source of the question referred for a preliminary ruling

Information not available

Subject-matter

  • External relations
  • Provisions governing the institutions
  • Social policy

Procedure and result

  • Opinion procedure

Formation of the Court

Cour plénière (Cour)

Judge-Rapporteur

Moitinho de Almeida

Advocate General

Lenz, Darmon, Van Gerven, Jacobs, Tesauro, Gulmann

Language(s) of the Case

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

Language(s) of the Opinion

    Information not available