Judgment of the General Court (Fifth Chamber) of 26 November 2015

Comunidad Autónoma de Galicia and Redes de Telecomunicación Galegas Retegal, SA (Retegal) v European Commission

State aid — Digital television — Aid for the deployment of digital terrestrial television in remote and less-urbanised areas in Spain — Decision declaring aid to be partly compatible and partly incompatible with the internal market — Concept of undertaking — Economic activity — Advantage — Service of general economic interest — Selective nature — Article 107(3)(c) TFEU — Obligation to state reasons

Joined Cases T-463/13 and T-464/13



Top of the page Documents in the Case
Document Date Name of the parties Subject-matter Curia EUR-Lex
Judgment (OJ)
08/01/2016 Comunidad Autónoma de Galicia and Retegal v Commission
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Judgment
ECLI:EU:T:2015:901
26/11/2015 Comunidad Autónoma de Galicia and Retegal v Commission
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Judgment (Information)
ECLI:EU:T:2015:901
26/11/2015 Comunidad Autónoma de Galicia and Retegal v Commission
Order
ECLI:EU:T:2014:82
10/02/2014 Comunidad Autónoma de Galicia and Retegal v Commission
Application (OJ)
04/10/2013 Comunidad Autónoma de Galicia and Retegal v Commission
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Reports of Cases

published in the electronic Reports of Cases (Court Reports - general - 'Information on unpublished decisions' section)

Subject-matter

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Systematic classification scheme

1.
3 Legal proceedings
  3.02 Actions for annulment
    3.02.03 Applications by natural or legal persons
      3.02.03.02 Acts which are of individual concern to them
3 Legal proceedings
  3.02 Actions for annulment
    3.02.03 Applications by natural or legal persons
      3.02.03.03 Acts which are of direct concern to them
3 Legal proceedings
  3.02 Actions for annulment
    3.02.03 Applications by natural or legal persons
      3.02.03.02 Acts which are of individual concern to them
4 Internal policy of the European Union
  4.08 Competition
    4.08.00 EU competition rules
      4.08.00.06 Definition of undertaking
4 Internal policy of the European Union
  4.09 State aid
    4.09.00 General
4 Internal policy of the European Union
  4.09 State aid
    4.09.01 Definition of aid
      4.09.01.03 Advantage conferred on an undertaking
        4.09.01.03.00 General
4 Internal policy of the European Union
  4.09 State aid
    4.09.03 Exceptions to the prohibition of aid
      4.09.03.00 General
4 Internal policy of the European Union
  4.09 State aid
    4.09.04 Procedure for reviewing aid
      4.09.04.00 General
4 Internal policy of the European Union
  4.09 State aid
    4.09.01 Definition of aid
      4.09.01.04 Selective nature of the measure
        4.09.01.04.00 General
4 Internal policy of the European Union
  4.08 Competition
    4.08.00 EU competition rules
      4.08.00.06 Definition of undertaking
4 Internal policy of the European Union
  4.09 State aid
    4.09.01 Definition of aid
      4.09.01.03 Advantage conferred on an undertaking
        4.09.01.03.02 Compensation for the costs connected with a public service mission
4 Internal policy of the European Union
  4.09 State aid
    4.09.04 Procedure for reviewing aid
      4.09.04.07 Commission decision following the formal investigation procedure
        4.09.04.07.00 General
4 Internal policy of the European Union
  4.09 State aid
    4.09.03 Exceptions to the prohibition of aid
      4.09.03.04 Commission discretion
4 Internal policy of the European Union
  4.09 State aid
    4.09.03 Exceptions to the prohibition of aid
      4.09.03.00 General
4 Internal policy of the European Union
  4.09 State aid
    4.09.04 Procedure for reviewing aid
      4.09.04.00 General
4 Internal policy of the European Union
  4.09 State aid
    4.09.03 Exceptions to the prohibition of aid
      4.09.03.02 Aid that may be considered to be compatible with the internal market (Article 107(3) TFEU)
        4.09.03.02.00 General
3 Legal proceedings
  3.08 Procedural rules
    3.08.04 Subject-matter, form of order sought and pleas in law
      3.08.04.01 Formal requirements
4 Internal policy of the European Union
  4.09 State aid
    4.09.03 Exceptions to the prohibition of aid
      4.09.03.02 Aid that may be considered to be compatible with the internal market (Article 107(3) TFEU)
        4.09.03.02.00 General
4 Internal policy of the European Union
  4.09 State aid
    4.09.04 Procedure for reviewing aid
      4.09.04.00 General


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References in grounds of judgment

Operative part

Opinion

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Dates

Date of the lodging of the application initiating proceedings

  • 30/08/2013

Date of the Opinion

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Date of the hearing

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Date of delivery

26/11/2015


References

Publication in the Official Journal

Judgment: OJ C 27 from 25.01.2016, p.37

Application: OJ C 304 from 19.10.2013, p.25

Name of the parties

Comunidad Autónoma de Galicia and Retegal v Commission

Notes on Academic Writings

  1. Idot, Laurence: Financement de la télévision numérique terrestre, Europe 2016 Janvier Comm. nº 1 p.24-25 (FR)
  2. V., R.: TNT — Zones éloignées — Neutralité technologique, Concurrences : revue des droits de la concurrence 2016 nº 01 p.168-172 (FR)



Procedural Analysis Information

Source of the question referred for a preliminary ruling

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Subject-matter

  • Competition
  • - State aid

Provisions of national law referred to

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Provisions of international law referred to

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Procedure and result

  • Actions for annulment : dismissal on substantive grounds

Formation of the Court

cinquième chambre (Tribunal)

Judge-Rapporteur

Dittrich

Advocate General

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Language(s) of the Case

  • Spanish

Language(s) of the Opinion

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