Judgment of the Court (Fifth Chamber), 12 December 2013

Ragn-Sells AS v Sillamäe Linnavalitsus

Request for a preliminary ruling from the Tartu ringkonnakohus

Request for a preliminary ruling — Directive 2008/98/EC — Waste management — Article 16(3) — Principle of proximity — Regulation (EC) No 1013/2006 — Shipment of waste — Mixed municipal waste — Industrial waste and construction waste — Procedure for awarding a service concession for the collection and transport of waste produced on the territory of a municipality — Obligation for the future concessionaire to transport waste collected in the treatment facilities designated by the concession-granting authority — Nearest appropriate treatment facilities

Case C‑292/12


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Reports of Cases

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Subject-matter

Reference for a preliminary ruling – Tartu Ringkonnakohus – Interpretation of Articles 102 TFEU and 106(1) TFEU and Article 16(3) of Directive 2008/98/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 19 November 2008 on waste and repealing certain directives (OJ 2008 L 312, p. 3) – Award procedure for public contracts for the organised transport of municipal waste – Condition in the contract documents that the future concessionaire must transport the waste solely to two specified waste management centres operating in the municipality in question despite the presence in the market of other service providers fulfilling the requirements – Exclusive right to treat municipal waste – Abuse of dominant position

Systematic classification scheme

1.
3 Legal proceedings
  3.04 Reference for a preliminary ruling
    3.04.02 Jurisdiction of the Court of Justice
4 Internal policy of the European Union
  4.23 Environment, sustainable development and climate
4 Internal policy of the European Union
  4.23 Environment, sustainable development and climate
4 Internal policy of the European Union
  4.23 Environment, sustainable development and climate
4 Internal policy of the European Union
  4.04 Free movement of persons and services
    4.04.02 Freedom of establishment
      4.04.02.00 General
4 Internal policy of the European Union
  4.04 Free movement of persons and services
    4.04.03 Freedom to provide services
      4.04.03.00 General


Citations of case-law or legislation

References in grounds of judgment

Operative part

Opinion

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Dates

Date of the lodging of the application initiating proceedings

  • 11/06/2012

Date of the Opinion

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Date of the hearing

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Date of delivery

12/12/2013


References

Publication in the Official Journal

Application: OJ C 243 from 11.08.2012, p.10

Judgment: OJ C 52 from 22.02.2014, p.14

Name of the parties

Ragn-Sells

Notes on Academic Writings

  1. Roset, Sébastien: Déchets, Europe 2014 Février Com. nº 2 p.44-45 (FR)
  2. Conzelmann, Ruben: Dienstleistungskonzession für Sammlung und Transport von Abfällen, Neue Zeitschrift für Verwaltungsrecht 2014 p.287-289 (DE)
  3. Koufaki, Ioanna: Epicheiriseis diathesis kai axiopoiisis apovliton, Nomiko Vima 2014 p.448-452 (EL)



Procedural Analysis Information

Source of the question referred for a preliminary ruling

Tartu Ringkonnakohus - Estonia

Subject-matter

  • Competition
  • Environment
  • - Waste

Provisions of national law referred to

Jäätmeseadus (Loi sur les déchets), articles 19, 221, 29, 32, 66 et 67 Riigihangete seadus (Loi sur les marchés publics), articles 1 et 3

Provisions of international law referred to

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Procedure and result

  • Reference for a preliminary ruling

Formation of the Court

cinquième chambre (Cour)

Judge-Rapporteur

Šváby

Advocate General

Mengozzi

Language(s) of the Case

  • Estonian

Language(s) of the Opinion

    Information not available