Judgment of the Court of 12 June 2003.
Eugen Schmidberger, Internationale Transporte und Planzüge v Republik Österreich.
Reference for a preliminary ruling: Oberlandesgericht Innsbruck - Austria.
Free movement of goods - Restriction resulting from actions of individuals - Obligations of the Member States - Decision not to prohibit a demonstration by environmental protesters which resulted in the complete closure of the Brenner motorway for almost 30 hours - Justification - Fundamental rights - Freedom of expression and freedom of assembly - Principle of proportionality.
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