Judgment of the Court of 15 December 1976.

Suzanne Criel, née Donckerwolcke and Henri Schou v Procureur de la République au tribunal de grande instance de Lille and Director General of Customs.

Reference for a preliminary ruling: Cour d'appel de Douai - France.

Free circulation.

Case 41-76.


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Document Date Name of the parties Subject-matter Curia EUR-Lex
Judgment
ECLI:EU:C:1976:182
15/12/1976 Donckerwolke and Others v Procureur de la République and Others
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Judgment (Summary)
ECLI:EU:C:1976:182
15/12/1976 Donckerwolke and Others v Procureur de la République and Others
Opinion
ECLI:EU:C:1976:159
24/11/1976 Donckerwolke and Others v Procureur de la République and Others
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Reports of Cases

1976 01921

Greek 1976/00719 Portuguese 1976/00781 Spanish 1976/00667 Swedish III/00247 Finnish III/00257

Subject-matter

Information not available

Systematic classification scheme

1.
B European Community (EEC/EC)
  B-02 Free movement of goods
    B-02.00 General
B European Community (EEC/EC)
  B-02 Free movement of goods
    B-02.02 Prohibition of quantitative restrictions and measures having equivalent effect in trade between Member States
      B-02.02.02 Measures having equivalent effect
        B-02.02.02.01 Definition
B European Community (EEC/EC)
  B-14 Commercial policy
    B-14.03 National protective measures
B European Community (EEC/EC)
  B-02 Free movement of goods
    B-02.02 Prohibition of quantitative restrictions and measures having equivalent effect in trade between Member States
      B-02.02.02 Measures having equivalent effect
        B-02.02.02.03 Import or export licences and declarations, standards certificates, etc.
B European Community (EEC/EC)
  B-02 Free movement of goods
    B-02.00 General
B European Community (EEC/EC)
  B-14 Commercial policy
    B-14.03 National protective measures


Citations of case-law or legislation

References in grounds of judgment

Operative part

Opinion


Dates

Date of the lodging of the application initiating proceedings

  • 13/05/1976

Date of the Opinion

  • 24/11/1976

Date of the hearing

Information not available

Date of delivery

15/12/1976


References

Publication in the Official Journal

Application: OJ C 136 from 17.06.1976, p.13

Judgment: OJ C 47 from 24.02.1977, p.4

Name of the parties

Donckerwolke and Others v Procureur de la République and Others

Notes on Academic Writings

  1. Usher, John A.: National Non-Tariff Restrictions at the External Borders of the Community: Towards Community Control?, European Law Review 1977 p.304-307
  2. Schmidt, Gerold: Europarecht 1977 p.263-271



Procedural Analysis Information

Source of the question referred for a preliminary ruling

Cour d'appel de Douai - France

Subject-matter

  • Free movement of goods
  • - Quantitative restrictions
  • - Measures having equivalent effect
  • External relations
  • - Commercial policy
  • Safeguard measures

Provisions of national law referred to

Code des douanes, art. 38, 382, 399, 406, 407, 414, 435 et 826, par. 2

Provisions of international law referred to

Information not available

Procedure and result

  • Reference for a preliminary ruling

Formation of the Court

Information not available

Judge-Rapporteur

Pescatore

Advocate General

Capotorti

Language(s) of the Case

  • French

Language(s) of the Opinion

  • Italian