Judgment of the Court (Grand Chamber) of 1 October 2019

Criminal proceedings against Mathieu Blaise and Others

Request for a preliminary ruling from the Tribunal correctionnel de Foix

Reference for a preliminary ruling — Environment — Placing of plant protection products on the market — Regulation (EC) No 1107/2009 — Validity — Precautionary principle — Definition of the concept of ‘active substance’ — Combination of active substances — Reliability of the assessment procedure — Public access to the dossier — Tests of long-term toxicity — Pesticides — Glyphosate

Case C-616/17


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Document Date Name of the parties Subject-matter Curia EUR-Lex
Judgment
ECLI:EU:C:2019:800
01/10/2019 Blaise and Others
EUR-Lex text EUR-Lex bilingual text
Abstract
ECLI:EU:C:2019:800
01/10/2019 Blaise and Others
Opinion
ECLI:EU:C:2019:190
12/03/2019 Blaise and Others
EUR-Lex text EUR-Lex bilingual text
Application (OJ)
05/01/2018 Blaise and Others
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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)

Subject-matter

Information not available

Systematic classification scheme

1.
1 The legal order of the European Union
  1.01 Sources of EU law
    1.01.02 General principles of law
      1.01.02.11 Precautionary principle
4 Internal policy of the European Union
  4.11 Approximation of laws
    4.11.15 Chemicals
      4.11.15.04 Plant protection products
1 The legal order of the European Union
  1.01 Sources of EU law
    1.01.02 General principles of law
      1.01.02.11 Precautionary principle
4 Internal policy of the European Union
  4.11 Approximation of laws
    4.11.15 Chemicals
      4.11.15.04 Plant protection products
1 The legal order of the European Union
  1.01 Sources of EU law
    1.01.02 General principles of law
      1.01.02.11 Precautionary principle
4 Internal policy of the European Union
  4.11 Approximation of laws
    4.11.15 Chemicals
      4.11.15.04 Plant protection products
1 The legal order of the European Union
  1.01 Sources of EU law
    1.01.02 General principles of law
      1.01.02.11 Precautionary principle
4 Internal policy of the European Union
  4.11 Approximation of laws
    4.11.15 Chemicals
      4.11.15.04 Plant protection products
4 Internal policy of the European Union
  4.23 Environment, sustainable development and climate
4 Internal policy of the European Union
  4.11 Approximation of laws
    4.11.15 Chemicals
      4.11.15.04 Plant protection products


Citations of case-law or legislation

References in grounds of judgment

  • TFEU, Article 191
  • Regulation 1107/2009

Operative part

  • Validates : Regulation 1107/2009

Opinion

Information not available


Dates

Date of the lodging of the application initiating proceedings

  • 26/10/2017

Date of the Opinion

  • 12/03/2019

Date of the hearing

Information not available

Date of delivery

01/10/2019


References

Publication in the Official Journal

Application: OJ C 22 from 22.01.2018, p.24

Name of the parties

Blaise and Others

Notes on Academic Writings

Information not available



Procedural Analysis Information

Source of the question referred for a preliminary ruling

Tribunal correctionnel de Foix - France

Subject-matter

  • Agriculture and Fisheries
  • - Plant health legislation

Provisions of national law referred to

Information not available

Provisions of international law referred to

Information not available

Procedure and result

  • Reference for a preliminary ruling

Formation of the Court

grande chambre (Cour)

Judge-Rapporteur

Bay Larsen

Advocate General

Sharpston

Language(s) of the Case

  • French

Language(s) of the Opinion

  • English