Judgment of the Court (Fourth Chamber) of 13 December 2018

Südwestrundfunk v Tilo Rittinger and Others

Request for a preliminary ruling from the Landgericht Tübingen

Reference for a preliminary ruling — State aid — Article 107(1) TFEU — Article 108(3) TFEU — Public broadcasting institutions — Financing — Legislation of a Member State under which all adults possessing a dwelling within the country are required to pay a contribution to public broadcasters

Case C-492/17


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Document Date Name of the parties Subject-matter Curia EUR-Lex
Judgment (OJ)
01/02/2019 Rittinger and Others
Judgment
ECLI:EU:C:2018:1019
13/12/2018 Rittinger and Others
EUR-Lex text EUR-Lex bilingual text
Judgment (Summary)
ECLI:EU:C:2018:1019
13/12/2018 Rittinger and Others
Opinion
ECLI:EU:C:2018:777
26/09/2018 Rittinger and Others
EUR-Lex text EUR-Lex bilingual text
Application (OJ)
10/11/2017 Rittinger and Others
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Reports of Cases

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Subject-matter

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Systematic classification scheme

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Citations of case-law or legislation

References in grounds of judgment

  • Charter of Fundamental Rights of the EU (2007), Article 11 : paragraphs 11, 26, 48
  • TFEU, Article 49 : paragraph 1
  • TFEU, Article 107 : paragraphs 1, 28, 40, 44, 45, 68, 73
  • TFEU, Article 107 -P1 : paragraphs 21, 41
  • TFEU, Article 107 -P3 : paragraph 22
  • TFEU, Article 108 : paragraphs 1, 28, 40, 44, 45, 68, 73
  • TFEU, Article 108 -P1 : paragraph 22
  • TFEU, Article 108 -P3 : paragraphs 21, 40 - 42, 66, 67
  • TFEU, Article 267 : paragraphs 29, 31, 33, 36
  • TFEU, Article 267 -L2 : paragraph 30
  • Regulation 659/1999 : paragraph 4
  • Regulation 659/1999 -A01 : paragraph 3
  • Regulation 659/1999 -A01LC : paragraphs 54, 55, 67
  • Regulation 794/2004 -A04 : paragraph 5
  • Regulation 794/2004 -A04P1 : paragraph 55
  • Court of Justice - Rules of Procedure (2012) -A94 : paragraph 38
  • Court of Justice - Rules of Procedure (2012) -A94LA : paragraph 39
  • Court of Justice - Rules of Procedure (2012) -A94LC : paragraph 39
  • Regulation 1589/2015 : paragraph 4
  • Recommendation - 32018H0720(01) : paragraph 38
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -39/94 -N39 : paragraph 42
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -39/94 -N40 : paragraph 42
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -380/05 -N53 : paragraph 37
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -337/06 : paragraph 24
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -140/09 -N24 : paragraph 43
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -544/09 : paragraph 23
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -672/13 -N60 : paragraph 43
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -690/13 -N52 : paragraph 42
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -5/14 -N35 : paragraph 31
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -505/14 -N23 : paragraph 42
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -505/14 -N24 : paragraph 42
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -203/15 -N130 : paragraph 50
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -112/16 -N23 : paragraph 36
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -112/16 -N27 : paragraph 38
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -112/16 -N28 : paragraph 39
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -112/16 -N29 : paragraph 39
  • Court of Justice - Order C -472/17 -N24 : paragraph 32

Operative part

  • Interprets : TFEU, Article 107
  • Interprets : TFEU, Article 108
  • Interprets : TFEU, Article 108 -P3
  • Interprets : Regulation 659/1999 -A01LC

Opinion


Dates

Date of the lodging of the application initiating proceedings

  • 11/08/2017

Date of the Opinion

  • 26/09/2018

Date of the hearing

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Date of delivery

13/12/2018


References

Publication in the Official Journal

Judgment: OJ C 65 from 18.02.2019, p.13

Application: OJ C 402 from 27.11.2017, p.8

Name of the parties

Rittinger and Others

Notes on Academic Writings

  1. Cheynel, Benjamin: Alteration to an Existing State Aid and Obligation of Notification to the Commission, European State Aid Law Quarterly 2019 Vol.18 N°3 p.404-412 (EN)
  2. Idot, Laurence: Aides d'État - Contribution audiovisuelle, Europe 2019, Février nº 2, Comm. 89 (FR)



Procedural Analysis Information

Source of the question referred for a preliminary ruling

Landgericht Tübingen - Germany

Subject-matter

  • Competition
  • - State aid
  • Principles, objectives and tasks of the Treaties

Provisions of national law referred to

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Provisions of international law referred to

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Procedure and result

  • Reference for a preliminary ruling

Formation of the Court

quatrième chambre (Cour)

Judge-Rapporteur

Jürimäe

Advocate General

Campos Sánchez-Bordona

Language(s) of the Case

  • German

Language(s) of the Opinion

  • Spanish