Language of document : ECLI:EU:T:2017:203





Order of the President of the General Court of 23 March 2017 —
Hungary v Commission

(Case T20/17 R)

(Application for interim measures — State aid — Hungarian tax on advertisement turnover — Decision declaring the aid to be incompatible with the internal market and ordering its recovery — Application for suspension of operation of a measure — No urgency)

1.      Application for interim measures — Suspension of operation of a measure — Interim measures — Conditions for granting — Prima facie case — Urgency — Serious and irreparable damage — Cumulative nature — Balancing of all the interests involved — Order of examination and method of verification — Discretion of the court hearing the application for interim relief

(Arts 256(1) TFEU, 278 TFEU and 279 TFEU; Rules of Procedure of the General Court, Art. 156(4))

(see paras 7-10)

2.      Application for interim measures — Suspension of operation of a measure — Interim measures — Conditions for granting — Urgency — Serious and irreparable damage — Harm that can be pleaded by a Member State — Obligation to establish that, without the interim measure, State functions, public order or an entire sector of the economy would be seriously affected — No urgency

(Arts 256 TFEU, 278 TFEU and 279 TFEU; Rules of Procedure of the General Court, Art. 156(4))

(see paras 14-21)

Re:

APPLICATION based on Articles 278 TFEU and 279 TFEU, seeking suspension of operation of Commission Decision C(2016) 6929 final of 4 November 2016 on the measure SA.39235 (2015/C) (ex 2015/NN) implemented by Hungary on the taxation of advertisement turnover.

Operative part

1.

The application for interim measures is dismissed.

2.

Costs are reserved.