Judgment of the Court of 25 July 2002.

Unión de Pequeños Agricultores v Council of the European Union.

Appeal - Regulation (EC) No 1638/98 - Common organisation of the market in oils and fats - Action for annulment - Person individually concerned - Effective judicial protection - Admissibility.

Case C-50/00 P.



Top of the page Documents in the Case
Document Date Name of the parties Subject-matter Curia EUR-Lex
Judgment (OJ)
13/09/2002 Unión de Pequeños Agricultores v Council
Judgment
ECLI:EU:C:2002:462
25/07/2002 Unión de Pequeños Agricultores v Council
EUR-Lex text EUR-Lex bilingual text
Judgment (Summary)
ECLI:EU:C:2002:462
25/07/2002 Unión de Pequeños Agricultores v Council
Opinion
ECLI:EU:C:2002:197
21/03/2002 Unión de Pequeños Agricultores v Council
EUR-Lex text EUR-Lex bilingual text
Top of the page Legal analysis of the decision or of the case

Reports of Cases

2002 I-06677

Subject-matter

Appeal against the judgment delivered on 23 November 1999 by the Third Chamber of the Court of First Instance of the European Communities in Case T-173/98 Unión de Pequeños Agricultores v Council of the European Union ─ annulment in part of Council Regulation (EC) No 1638/98 of 20 July 1998 amending Regulation No 136/66/EEC on the establishment of a common organisation of the market in oils and fats dismissed as manifestly inadmissible

Systematic classification scheme

1.
A The Community legal order
  A-01 Sources of Community law
    A-01.02 General principles of law
      A-01.02.11 Right to a judicial remedy
A The Community legal order
  A-01 Sources of Community law
    A-01.02 General principles of law
      A-01.02.11 Right to a judicial remedy
B European Community (EEC/EC)
  B-19 Legal proceedings
    B-19.00 General
B European Community (EEC/EC)
  B-19 Legal proceedings
    B-19.02 Actions for annulment
      B-19.02.02 Applications by natural or legal persons


Citations of case-law or legislation

References in grounds of judgment

Operative part

  • Confirms : General Court - Order T -173/98

Opinion


Dates

Date of the lodging of the application initiating proceedings

  • 16/02/2000

Date of the Opinion

  • 21/03/2002

Date of the hearing

Information not available

Date of delivery

25/07/2002


References

Publication in the Official Journal

Application: OJ C 176 from 24.06.2000, p.3

Judgment: OJ C 233 from 28.09.2002, p.4

Name of the parties

Unión de Pequeños Agricultores v Council

Notes on Academic Writings

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Procedural Analysis Information

Source of the question referred for a preliminary ruling

Information not available

Subject-matter

  • Agriculture and Fisheries
  • - Oils and fats

Procedure and result

  • Actions for annulment
  • Appeals : dismissal on substantive grounds

Formation of the Court

Cour plénière (Cour)

Judge-Rapporteur

Gulmann

Advocate General

Jacobs

Language(s) of the Case

  • Spanish

Language(s) of the Opinion

  • English