Judgment of the Court (First Chamber) of 18 May 2006.

Land Oberösterreich v ČEZ as.

Reference for a preliminary ruling: Oberster Gerichtshof - Austria.

Brussels Convention - Article 16(1)( a) - Exclusive jurisdiction in matters relating to property - Action for cessation of a nuisance caused, or likely to be caused, to land by the activities of a nuclear power station situated on the territory of a neighbouring State - Not applicable.

Case C-343/04.


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Document Date Name of the parties Subject-matter Curia EUR-Lex
Judgment (OJ)
15/07/2006 ČEZ
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Judgment
ECLI:EU:C:2006:330
18/05/2006 ČEZ
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Judgment (Summary)
ECLI:EU:C:2006:330
18/05/2006 ČEZ
Opinion
ECLI:EU:C:2006:13
11/01/2006 ČEZ
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Application (OJ)
09/10/2004 ČEZ
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Reports of Cases

2006 I-04557

Subject-matter

Reference for a preliminary ruling from the Oberste Gerichtshof (Austria) – Interpretation of Article 16(1)(a) of the Brussels Convention – Exclusive jurisdiction for "proceedings which have as their object rights in rem in immovable property" – Preventive action for the abatement of damage to an agricultural operation caused by a neighbouring nuclear plant located on the territory of a non-contracting State

Systematic classification scheme

1.
E Convention on jurisdiction and the enforcement of judgments
  E-16 Exclusive jurisdiction
    E-16.01 Jurisdiction in proceedings relating to immovable property
      E-16.01.00 General


Citations of case-law or legislation

References in grounds of judgment

  • Brussels Convention 1968 -A04 : paragraph 27
  • Brussels Convention 1968 -A16PT1LA : paragraphs 24 - 40
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -21/76 : paragraph 38
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -73/77 : paragraphs 28, 29
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -814/79 : paragraph 22
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -115/88 : paragraphs 25, 27, 29, 30
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -73/04 : paragraphs 26, 27

Operative part

  • Interprets : Brussels Convention 1968 -A16PT1LA

Opinion

  • Regulation 44/2001 -A22P1 : point 25
  • Regulation 44/2001 -A66P2LB : point 25
  • Brussels Convention 1968 -A01 : point 71
  • Brussels Convention 1968 -A02 : point 58
  • Brussels Convention 1968 -A04 : points 22, 27, 58
  • Brussels Convention 1968 -A05P3 : points 57 - 59, 86, 89
  • Brussels Convention 1968 -A16PT1LA : points 19 - 95
  • Brussels Convention 1968 -A23 : points 84, 85
  • Brussels Convention 1968 -A57 : point 21
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -21/76 : point 49
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -73/77 : points 28, 31, 60
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -814/79 : point 71
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -288/82 : points 28, 60
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -241/83 : points 39, 41
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -144/86 : point 91
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -158/87 : point 79
  • Court of Justice - Opinion C -158/87 : points 40, 79, 80
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -115/88 : points 28, 29, 31, 32, 43, 52, 60
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -220/88 : point 86
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -365/88 : point 24
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -294/92 : points 31, 44, 45, 48
  • Court of Justice - Opinion C -406/92 : points 44, 91
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -68/93 : point 86
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -292/93 : points 29, 31, 37, 39, 48, 60
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -364/93 : point 86
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -8/98 : point 41
  • Court of Justice - Order C -518/99 : points 28, 32, 43 - 45, 48, 52, 60
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -167/00 : points 37, 46, 57
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -18/02 : point 86
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -116/02 : point 24
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -159/02 : point 24
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -281/02 : points 23, 24
  • Court of Justice - Opinion C -1/04 : point 85


Dates

Date of the lodging of the application initiating proceedings

  • 10/08/2004

Date of the Opinion

  • 11/01/2006

Date of the hearing

Information not available

Date of delivery

18/05/2006


References

Publication in the Official Journal

Application: OJ C 251 from 09.10.2004, p.8

Judgment: OJ C 165 from 15.07.2006, p.5

Name of the parties

ČEZ

Notes on Academic Writings

  1. Wittwer, Alexander: Internationale Zuständigkeit bei Abwehr von Immissionen aus Atomkraftwerken, European Law Reporter 2006 p.264-266 (DE)
  2. Knöfel, Oliver L.: Nachbarschaftsklage gegen Atomkraftwerk - Temelín II, Recht der internationalen Wirtschaft 2006 p.627-629 (DE)
  3. McGuire, Mary-Rose: actio negatoria: internationale Zuständigkeit und anwendbares Recht, Ecolex 2006 p.709-712 (DE)
  4. Feldmann, Ulrike: Atomrecht, Zeitschrift für Europäisches Umwelt- und Planungsrecht 2006 p.154-156 (DE)
  5. Idot, Laurence: Domaine d'application de la règle de compétence exclusive en matière immobilière, Europe 2006 Juillet Comm. nº 229 p.31 (FR)
  6. Komárek, Jan: Bruselská úmluva neumožňuje žalovat ČEZ v Rakousku, Soudní rozhledy : mesícník ceské, zahranicní a evropské judikatury : nová soudní rozhodnutí vydávaná redakcí casopisu Právní rozhledy ve spoluprác jednotlivymi soudci 2006 p.281-282 (CS)
  7. Bříza, Petr: ČEZ, a.s.: české jádro na rakouských zahrádkách aneb výlučná mezinárodní příslušnost civilních soudů podle čl. 16 Bruselské úmluvy, Jurisprudence : specialista na komentování judikatury 2006 p.51-58 (CS)
  8. Thole, Christoph: Die internationale Zuständigkeit nach Art. 22 Nr. 1 EuGVVO für Immissionsabwehrklagen, Praxis des internationalen Privat- und Verfahrensrechts 2006 p.564-567 (DE)
  9. Tagaras, Haris: Chronique de jurisprudence de la Cour de justice relative à la Convention de Bruxelles. Années judiciaires 2004-2005 et 2005-2006, Cahiers de droit européen 2006 p.538-541 (FR)
  10. Anthimos, A.: Armenopoulos 2006 p.1819 (EL)
  11. Giletta, Alberto: La natura dell'azione inibitoria delle immissioni nell'ordinamento comunitario, Int'l Lis 2006-07 p.12-14 (IT)
  12. Turatto, Silvia: Immissioni transfrontaliere e convenzione di Bruxelles: la Corte di giustizia esclude l'applicabilità del criterio esclusivo del forum rei sitae, Rivista trimestrale di diritto e procedura civile 2007 p.1337-1364 (IT)
  13. Vlas, P.: Nederlandse jurisprudentie ; Uitspraken in burgerlijke en strafzaken 2008 nº 487 (NL)
  14. Graf-Schimek, Caroline: Die grenzüberschreitende Immissionsabwehrklage im europäischen Privat- und Verfahrensrecht, Rom II-VO - Neues Kollissionsrecht für außervertragliche Schuldverhältnisse 2008 p.95-112 (DE)
  15. Fuglinszky, Réka: A határon átnyúló szükségtelen zavarás, Európai jog 2017 1. szám p.19-26 (HU)



Procedural Analysis Information

Source of the question referred for a preliminary ruling

Oberster Gerichtshof - Austria

Subject-matter

  • Brussels Convention of 27 September 1968
  • - Brussels Convention of 27 September 1968 - Jurisdiction

Provisions of national law referred to

AT - Allgemeines Bürgerliches Gesetzbuch, Paragraph 364 Abs. 2

Allgemeines bürgerliches Gesetzbuch für die gesamten deutschen Erbländer der Oesterreichischen Monarchie (Allgemeines Bürgerliches Gesetzbuch - ABGB), Paragraph 364 Abs. 2

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

Schiemann

Advocate General

Poiares Maduro

Language(s) of the Case

  • German

Language(s) of the Opinion

  • Portuguese