Judgment of the Court (Sixth Chamber) of 8 September 2016

Borealis AB and Others v Naturvårdsverket

Request for a preliminary ruling from the Nacka Tingsrätt – Mark- och miljödomstolen

Reference for a preliminary ruling — Scheme for greenhouse gas emission allowance trading within the European Union — Directive 2003/87/EC — Article 10a — Method of allocating free allowances — Calculation of the uniform cross-sectoral correction factor — Decision 2013/448/EU — Article 4 — Annex II — Validity — Determination of the product benchmark for hot metal — Decision 2011/278/EU — Annex I — Validity — Article 3(c) — Article 7 — Article 10(1) to (3) and 8 –Annex IV — Free allowances for the consumption and for the export of heat — Measurable heat exported to private households — Prohibition on double-counting of emissions and of double allocation of allowances

Case C-180/15


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Document Date Name of the parties Subject-matter Curia EUR-Lex
Judgment
ECLI:EU:C:2016:647
08/09/2016 Borealis and Others
EUR-Lex text EUR-Lex bilingual text
Judgment (Summary)
ECLI:EU:C:2016:647
08/09/2016 Borealis and Others
Application (OJ)
05/06/2015 Borealis and Others
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Reports of Cases

published in the electronic Reports of Cases (Court Reports - general)

Subject-matter

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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
3 Legal proceedings
  3.04 Reference for a preliminary ruling
    3.04.03 Effects of a preliminary ruling
      3.04.03.02 Rulings determining validity
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
  4.23 Environment, sustainable development and climate
4 Internal policy of the European Union
  4.23 Environment, sustainable development and climate


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

  • 21/04/2015

Date of the Opinion

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Date of the hearing

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Date of delivery

08/09/2016


References

Publication in the Official Journal

Judgment: OJ C 402 from 31.10.2016, p.7

Application: OJ C 205 from 22.06.2015, p.21

Name of the parties

Borealis and Others

Notes on Academic Writings

  1. Roset, Sébastien: La Cour continue d'étoffer sa jurisprudence sur la répartition des quotas à titre gratuit mise en oeuvre dans le système européen d'échange de gaz à effet de serre, Europe 2016 Novembre Comm. nº 11 p.42 (FR)
  2. De Vries, Y. ; De Kok, J.: Het ICAP-arrest : with a little help from my friends- : over kartelfacilitatie en het vermoeden van onschuld in settlement procedures, Nederlands tijdschrift voor Europees recht 2018 p.67-70 (NL)



Procedural Analysis Information

Source of the question referred for a preliminary ruling

Nacka tingsrätt - Mark- och miljödomstolen - Sweden

Subject-matter

  • Environment
  • - Pollution

Provisions of national law referred to

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Provisions of international law referred to

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Procedure and result

  • Reference for a preliminary ruling
  • Reference for a preliminary ruling : case not proceeding to judgment

Formation of the Court

sixième chambre (Cour)

Judge-Rapporteur

Bonichot

Advocate General

Sharpston

Language(s) of the Case

  • Swedish

Language(s) of the Opinion

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