Judgment of the Court of First Instance (Second Chamber) of 23 September 2009.

Republic of Poland v Commission of the European Communities.

Environment - Directive 2003/87/EC - Emissions trading system for greenhouse gas allowances - National allocation plan for emission allowances for Poland for the period from 2008 to 2012 - Three month time-limit - Respective powers of the Member States and the Commission - Equal treatment - Duty to state reasons - Article 9(1) and (3) and Article 11(2) of Directive 2003/87.

Case T-183/07.



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Document Date Name of the parties Subject-matter Curia EUR-Lex
Judgment (OJ)
23/10/2009 Poland v Commission
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Judgment
ECLI:EU:T:2009:350
23/09/2009 Poland v Commission
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Judgment (Summary)
ECLI:EU:T:2009:350
23/09/2009 Poland v Commission
Order (OJ)
12/01/2008 Poland v Commission
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Order (Information)
ECLI:EU:T:2007:338
09/11/2007 Poland v Commission
Order
ECLI:EU:T:2007:338
09/11/2007 Poland v Commission
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Application (OJ)
07/07/2007 Poland v Commission
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Reports of Cases

2009 II-03395

Subject-matter

Annulment of the Commission's decision of 26 March 2007 concerning the national allocation plan for greenhouse gas emission allowances notified by Poland for the period 2008-2012 in accordance with Directive 2003/87/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council (OJ 2003 L 275, p. 32)

Systematic classification scheme

1.
B European Community (EEC/EC)
  B-21 Environment
B European Community (EEC/EC)
  B-21 Environment
B European Community (EEC/EC)
  B-21 Environment
B European Community (EEC/EC)
  B-21 Environment
B European Community (EEC/EC)
  B-21 Environment
B European Community (EEC/EC)
  B-21 Environment
B European Community (EEC/EC)
  B-21 Environment
B European Community (EEC/EC)
  B-21 Environment


Citations of case-law or legislation

References in grounds of judgment

  • EC Treaty (Amsterdam), Article 5 -L2 : paragraph 84
  • EC Treaty (Amsterdam), Article 174 : paragraph 84
  • EC Treaty (Amsterdam), Article 175 : paragraph 84
  • EC Treaty (Amsterdam), Article 176 : paragraph 84
  • EC Treaty (Amsterdam), Article 211 : paragraph 83
  • EC Treaty (Amsterdam), Article 226 : paragraph 83
  • EC Treaty (Amsterdam), Article 249 -L3 : paragraph 83
  • EC Treaty (Amsterdam), Article 253 : paragraphs 137 - 139
  • General Court - Rules of Procedure (1991) -A44P1LC : paragraph 73
  • General Court - Rules of Procedure (1991) -A48P2 : paragraph 73
  • General Court - Rules of Procedure (1991) -A87P2 : paragraph 165
  • General Court - Rules of Procedure (1991) -A87P4L1 : paragraph 166
  • Directive 2003/87 -A01 : paragraphs 90, 114
  • Directive 2003/87 -A05 : paragraph 143
  • Directive 2003/87 -A09P1 : paragraphs 85 - 87, 93
  • Directive 2003/87 -A09P3 : paragraphs 35 - 37, 40, 42, 45, 72, 74, 78 - 80, 85, 87, 90, 91, 93, 102, 104, 115, 117, 118, 132, 133, 139, 141, 144, 152
  • Directive 2003/87 -A10 : paragraphs 42, 90, 102, 103, 141, 144
  • Directive 2003/87 -A11 : paragraph 115
  • Directive 2003/87 -A11P2 : paragraphs 85 - 87, 91, 93, 116, 117, 128, 129
  • Directive 2003/87 -A14P1 : paragraphs 142, 143
  • Directive 2003/87 -A14P2 : paragraph 143
  • Directive 2003/87 -A14P3 : paragraph 143
  • Directive 2003/87 -A15 : paragraph 143
  • Directive 2003/87 -N3 : paragraphs 42, 90, 102, 103, 141, 144
  • Directive 2003/87 -C5 : paragraphs 90, 114
  • Directive 2003/87 -C30 : paragraphs 84, 105
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -68/94 : paragraph 157
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -156/98 : paragraph 137
  • General Court - Judgment T -198/98 : paragraph 138
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -29/99 : paragraph 157
  • General Court - Judgment T -231/99 : paragraphs 137, 138
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -378/00 : paragraph 157
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -239/01 : paragraph 157
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -244/03 : paragraph 157
  • General Court - Judgment T -374/04 : paragraphs 37, 82 - 84, 89, 92, 116, 138, 139
  • General Court - Order T -387/04 : paragraphs 37, 42, 43
  • General Court - Judgment T -178/05 : paragraphs 36, 114, 115, 117

Operative part

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Opinion

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Dates

Date of the lodging of the application initiating proceedings

  • 28/05/2007

Date of the Opinion

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Date of the hearing

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Date of delivery

23/09/2009


References

Publication in the Official Journal

Application: OJ C 155 from 07.07.2007, p.41

Order: OJ C 8 from 12.01.2008, p.16

Judgment: OJ C 267 from 07.11.2009, p.58

Name of the parties

Poland v Commission

Notes on Academic Writings

  1. Michel, Valérie: Des rôles respectifs de la Commission et des Etats dans la limitation des gaz à effet de serre, Europe 2009 Novembre Comm. nº 431 p.38-39
  2. Basse, Ellen Margrethe: To principielle domme om kvotedirektivet kan skabe usikkerhed, Tidsskrift for Miljø 2009 p.277
  3. Brouhns, Ivan-Serge: Allocation des quotas de CO2: Les rôles respectifs des Etats membres et de la Commission européenne, Revue européenne de droit de la consommation 2010 p.399-410
  4. Peeters, Marjan: Milieu en recht 2010 p.38-40
  5. Georgiev, Vihar: Member States Have a Wide Margin of Appreciation When Drawing National Action Plans in Environmental Protection - Case T-263/07 Republic of Estonia v. Commission - Case T-183/07 Republic of Poland v. Commission, European Journal of Risk Regulation 2010 Vol. 1 Nº 1 p.86-89
  6. Banu, Mihai: Mediu. Directiva 2003/87/CE. Sistem de comercializare a cotelor de emisie de gaze cu efect de seră. Plan naţional de alocare a cotelor de emisie pentru Polonia pe perioada 2008-2012. Termen de trei luni. Competenţele statelor membre şi, respectiv, ale Comisiei. Egalitate de tratament. Obligaţia de motivare. Articolul 9 alineatele (1) şi (3) şi articolul 11 alineatul (2) din Directiva 2003/87, Revista românã de drept comunitar 2010 nº 4 p.197-206



Procedural Analysis Information

Source of the question referred for a preliminary ruling

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Subject-matter

  • Environment
  • - Pollution

Procedure and result

  • Actions for annulment : application granted

Formation of the Court

deuxième chambre (Tribunal)

Judge-Rapporteur

Jürimäe

Advocate General

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Language(s) of the Case

  • Polish

Language(s) of the Opinion

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