Judgment of the Court (Second Chamber) of 16 March 2006.

Emsland-Stärke GmbH v Landwirtschaftskammer Hannover.

Reference for a preliminary ruling: Bundesverwaltungsgericht - Germany.

Common agricultural policy - Regulation (EC) No 97/95 - Premiums paid to starch-producing undertakings - Conditions for granting premiums - Penalties - Proportionality - Regulation (EC, Euratom) No 2988/95 - Protection of the European Communities' financial interests.

Case C-94/05.


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Document Date Name of the parties Subject-matter Curia EUR-Lex
Judgment (OJ)
03/06/2006 Emsland-Stärke
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Judgment
ECLI:EU:C:2006:185
16/03/2006 Emsland-Stärke
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Judgment (Summary)
ECLI:EU:C:2006:185
16/03/2006 Emsland-Stärke
Application (OJ)
16/04/2005 Emsland-Stärke
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Reports of Cases

2006 I-02619

Subject-matter

Interpretation of Article 13(4) of Commission Regulation (EC) No 97/95 of 17 January 1995 laying down detailed rules for the application of Council Regulation (EEC) No 1766/92 as regards the minimum price and compensatory payment to be paid to potato producers and of Council Regulation (EC) No 1868/94 establishing a quota system in relation to the production of potato starch (OJ 1995 L 16 , p. 3), as amended by Commission Regulation (EC) of 24 June 1996 (OJ 1996 L 150, p. 1) – Conditions governing grant of the premium – Cultivation contract between the potato starch manufacturer on the one hand and, on the other, not the producer but a dealer who obtains the potatoes directly or indirectly from producers - Penalties

Systematic classification scheme

1.
B European Community (EEC/EC)
  B-03 Agriculture
    B-03.04 The various common organizations of the agricultural markets
      B-03.04.01 Cereals
        B-03.04.01.01 Domestic market
          B-03.04.01.01.00 General
B European Community (EEC/EC)
  B-03 Agriculture
    B-03.04 The various common organizations of the agricultural markets
      B-03.04.01 Cereals
        B-03.04.01.01 Domestic market
          B-03.04.01.01.00 General
B European Community (EEC/EC)
  B-03 Agriculture
    B-03.04 The various common organizations of the agricultural markets
      B-03.04.01 Cereals
        B-03.04.01.01 Domestic market
          B-03.04.01.01.00 General


Citations of case-law or legislation

References in grounds of judgment

  • EC Treaty (Amsterdam), Article 34 : paragraph 54
  • EC Treaty (Amsterdam), Article 37 : paragraph 54
  • Regulation 3887/92 -A09P2 : paragraph 63
  • Regulation 97/95 -A01 : paragraphs 7, 45
  • Regulation 97/95 -A01LD : paragraphs 27, 41
  • Regulation 97/95 -A01LE : paragraphs 27, 41
  • Regulation 97/95 -A04 : paragraph 8
  • Regulation 97/95 -A04P2 : paragraphs 25, 41
  • Regulation 97/95 -A04P3 : paragraph 25
  • Regulation 97/95 -A04P5 : paragraphs 25, 29, 35, 45, 46, 52
  • Regulation 97/95 -A07P1 : paragraph 9
  • Regulation 97/95 -A11P1 : paragraph 10
  • Regulation 97/95 -A11P1LBT2 : paragraphs 38, 46
  • Regulation 97/95 -A13P1L1 : paragraph 11
  • Regulation 97/95 -A13P3 : paragraphs 12, 25, 46
  • Regulation 97/95 -A13P4 : paragraphs 1, 12, 25, 29, 35, 40, 41, 45 - 47, 52, 53, 55, 57 - 59, 63, 64
  • Regulation 97/95 -C4 : paragraphs 3, 35, 36
  • Regulation 97/95 -C8 : paragraph 4
  • Regulation 97/95 -C9 : paragraphs 5, 39
  • Regulation 97/95 -C10 : paragraph 6
  • Regulation 2988/95 -A01P2 : paragraphs 14, 49
  • Regulation 2988/95 -A02 : paragraph 15
  • Regulation 2988/95 -A02P1 : paragraphs 25, 49, 51, 59
  • Regulation 2988/95 -A02P3 : paragraphs 49, 51, 59
  • Regulation 2988/95 -A05P1 : paragraphs 16, 25, 62, 64
  • Regulation 2988/95 -A05P1LC : paragraph 49
  • Regulation 2988/95 -A05P1LD : paragraph 49
  • Regulation 2988/95 -C5 : paragraph 13
  • Regulation 1125/96 : paragraph 1
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -117/83 : paragraph 44
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -326/85 : paragraph 43
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -316/86 : paragraph 31
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -265/87 : paragraph 54
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -331/88 : paragraph 54
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -31/91 : paragraph 31
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -143/93 : paragraph 43
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -426/93 : paragraph 53
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -354/95 : paragraphs 56, 57
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -26/00 : paragraph 53
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -210/00 : paragraph 44
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -304/00 : paragraph 63
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -295/02 : paragraph 50
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -110/03 : paragraph 43

Operative part

  • Validates : Regulation 97/95 -A13P4
  • Interprets : Regulation 97/95 -A13P4
  • Interprets : Regulation 2988/95 -A02P1
  • Interprets : Regulation 2988/95 -A02P3
  • Interprets : Regulation 2988/95 -A05P1

Opinion

Information not available


Dates

Date of the lodging of the application initiating proceedings

  • 22/02/2005

Date of the Opinion

Information not available

Date of the hearing

Information not available

Date of delivery

16/03/2006


References

Publication in the Official Journal

Application: OJ C 93 from 16.04.2005, p.20

Judgment: OJ C 131 from 03.06.2006, p.25

Name of the parties

Emsland-Stärke

Notes on Academic Writings

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Procedural Analysis Information

Source of the question referred for a preliminary ruling

Bundesverwaltungsgericht - Germany

Subject-matter

  • Agriculture and Fisheries
  • - Potatoes
  • Financial provisions
  • - Own resources
  • - Cereals

Procedure and result

  • Reference for a preliminary ruling

Formation of the Court

deuxième chambre (Cour)

Judge-Rapporteur

Klučka

Advocate General

Tizzano

Language(s) of the Case

  • German

Language(s) of the Opinion

    Information not available