Judgment of the Court (Second Chamber) of 12 February 2009.

Commission of the European Communities v Hellenic Republic.

Failure of a Member State to fulfil obligations - Articles 10 EC, 71 EC and 80(2) EC - Maritime safety - Monitoring of ships and port facilities - International agreements - Division of powers between the Community and the Member States.

Case C-45/07.


Top of the page Documents in the Case
Document Date Name of the parties Subject-matter Curia EUR-Lex
Judgment (OJ)
04/04/2009 Commission v Greece
View pdf documents
Judgment (Summary)
ECLI:EU:C:2009:81
12/02/2009 Commission v Greece
Judgment
ECLI:EU:C:2009:81
12/02/2009 Commission v Greece
EUR-Lex text EUR-Lex bilingual text
Opinion
ECLI:EU:C:2008:642
20/11/2008 Commission v Greece
EUR-Lex text EUR-Lex bilingual text
Order
ECLI:EU:C:2007:474
02/08/2007 Commission v Greece
Application (OJ)
14/04/2007 Commission v Greece
View pdf documents
Top of the page Legal analysis of the decision or of the case

Reports of Cases

2009 I-00701

Subject-matter

Failure of a Member State to fulfil obligations – Infringement of Articles 10, 71 and 80(2) of the EC Treaty – Submission to an international organisation of a proposal which falls within a field covered by exclusive Community external competence – Proposal for monitoring the compliance of ships and port facilities with the requirements of Chapter XI-2 of SOLAS and the ISPS Code

Systematic classification scheme

1.
B European Community (EEC/EC)
  B-01 Principles and citizenship of the Union
    B-01.03B
01 null
  01.03B
25 null
  25.01
B European Community (EEC/EC)
  B-25 International agreements
    B-25.02B
25 null
  25.06 null
    25.06.00


Citations of case-law or legislation

References in grounds of judgment

Operative part

Opinion


Dates

Date of the lodging of the application initiating proceedings

  • 02/02/2007

Date of the Opinion

  • 20/11/2008

Date of the hearing

Information not available

Date of delivery

12/02/2009


References

Publication in the Official Journal

Application: OJ C 82 from 14.04.2007, p.19

Judgment: OJ C 82 from 04.04.2009, p.3

Name of the parties

Commission v Greece

Notes on Academic Writings

  1. Michel, Valérie: Répartition des compétences et coopération loyale dans la définition des actions communautaires au sein des organisations internationales, Europe 2009 Avril Comm. nº 145 p.10-12
  2. Tsadiras, Alexandros: Elliniki Epitheorisi Evropaïkou Dikaiou 2009 p.248-249
  3. Neframi, E.: Evropaion Politeia 2009 p.466-472
  4. Cortés Martín, José Manuel: Jurisprudencia del TJCE, Enero-Abril 2009, Revista de Derecho Comunitario Europeo 2009 p.665-726
  5. Banu, Mihai: Neîndeplinirea obligațiilor de cǎtre un stat membru. Articolele 10 CE şi 71 CE şi articolul 80 alineatul (2) CE. Siguranțǎ maritimǎ. Controlul navelor şi al instalațiilor portuare. Acorduri internaționale. Competențe care revin Comunitǎții şi statelor membre, Revista românǎ de drept comunitar 2009 nº 06 p.138-145
  6. Boisson, Philippe: Compétences respectives de l'UE et des Etats membres en matière de sécurité maritime, Le droit maritime français 2010 p.671-676



Procedural Analysis Information

Source of the question referred for a preliminary ruling

Information not available

Subject-matter

  • Principles, objectives and tasks of the Treaties
  • Transport

Provisions of national law referred to

Information not available

Provisions of international law referred to

Information not available

Procedure and result

  • Action for a declaration of failure to fulfil obligations : application granted

Formation of the Court

deuxième chambre (Cour)

Judge-Rapporteur

Timmermans

Advocate General

Bot

Language(s) of the Case

  • Greek

Language(s) of the Opinion

  • French