Judgment of the Court (Second Chamber) of 5 March 2009.
Unión de Televisiones Comerciales Asociadas (UTECA) v Administración General del Estado.
Reference for a preliminary ruling: Tribunal Supremo - Spain.
Reference for a preliminary ruling - Article 12 EC - Prohibition of discrimination on grounds of nationality - Articles 39 EC, 43 EC, 49 EC and 56 EC - Fundamental freedoms guaranteed by the EC Treaty - Article 87 EC - State aid - Directive 89/552/EEC - Pursuit of television broadcasting activities - Obligation for television operators to earmark a percentage of their operating revenue for the pre-funding of European cinematographic films and films made for television, 60% of that funding being reserved to the production of works of which the original language is one of the official languages of the Kingdom of Spain and of which the majority is produced by the Spanish film industry.
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