Judgment of the Court (Ninth Chamber) of 22 May 2014

European Commission v Italian Republic

Failure of a Member State to fulfil obligations — Directive 1999/74/EC — Articles 3 and 5(2) — Ban on rearing laying hens in unenriched cage systems — Rearing of laying hens in cages which do not conform to the requirements of that directive

Case C‑339/13


Top of the page Documents in the Case
Document Date Name of the parties Subject-matter Curia EUR-Lex
Judgment (OJ)
18/07/2014 Commission v Italy
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Judgment
ECLI:EU:C:2014:353
22/05/2014 Commission v Italy
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Judgment (Information)
ECLI:EU:C:2014:353
22/05/2014 Commission v Italy
Application (OJ)
09/08/2013 Commission v Italy
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Top of the page Legal analysis of the decision or of the case

Reports of Cases

published in the electronic Reports of Cases (Court Reports - general - 'Information on unpublished decisions' section)

Subject-matter

Failure of a Member State to fulfil obligations — Infringement of Articles 3 and 5(2) of Council Directive 1999/74/EC of 19 July 1999 laying down minimum standards for the protection of laying hens (OJ 1999 L 203, p. 53)

Systematic classification scheme

1.
2 Institutional framework of the European Union
  2.05 Legal acts of the European Union
    2.05.03 Directives
      2.05.03.02 Binding nature of time-limits for implementation
3 Legal proceedings
  3.01 Actions for failure to fulfil obligations
    3.01.00 General
3 Legal proceedings
  3.01 Actions for failure to fulfil obligations
    3.01.00 General
3 Legal proceedings
  3.01 Actions for failure to fulfil obligations
    3.01.03 Defences


Citations of case-law or legislation

References in grounds of judgment

  • TFEU, Article 258 : paragraph 28
  • TFEU, Article 288 -L3 : paragraph 22
  • Directive 1999/74 -A03 : paragraphs 1, 2, 23, 26, 31
  • Directive 1999/74 -A05P2 : paragraphs 1, 3, 26, 31
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -68/98 : paragraph 28
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -230/00 : paragraph 22
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -48/10 : paragraph 25
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -68/11 : paragraph 28

Operative part

  • Reference : Directive 1999/74 -A03
  • Reference : Directive 1999/74 -A05P2

Opinion

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Dates

Date of the lodging of the application initiating proceedings

  • 20/06/2013

Date of the Opinion

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Date of the hearing

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Date of delivery

22/05/2014


References

Publication in the Official Journal

Judgment: OJ C 253 from 04.08.2014, p.12

Application: OJ C 252 from 31.08.2013, p.21

Name of the parties

Commission v Italy

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

  • Agriculture and Fisheries

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

Sharpston

Language(s) of the Case

  • Italian

Language(s) of the Opinion

    Information not available