Judgment of the Court (Fifth Chamber) of 24 November 2016

European Commission v Kingdom of Spain

Failure of a Member State to fulfil obligations — Directive 2009/147/EC — Conservation of wild birds — Special protection areas — Directive 85/337/EEC — Assessment of the effects of certain public and private projects on the environment — Directive 92/43/EEC — Conservation of natural habitats

Case C-461/14


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Document Date Name of the parties Subject-matter Curia EUR-Lex
Judgment (OJ)
13/01/2017 Commission v Spain
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Judgment
ECLI:EU:C:2016:895
24/11/2016 Commission v Spain
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Judgment (Summary)
ECLI:EU:C:2016:895
24/11/2016 Commission v Spain
Opinion
ECLI:EU:C:2016:110
23/02/2016 Commission v Spain
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Application (OJ)
05/12/2014 Commission v Spain
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Reports of Cases

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

Subject-matter

Information not available

Systematic classification scheme

1.
3 Legal proceedings
  3.01 Actions for failure to fulfil obligations
    3.01.00 General
3 Legal proceedings
  3.01 Actions for failure to fulfil obligations
    3.01.00 General
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


Dates

Date of the lodging of the application initiating proceedings

  • 07/10/2014

Date of the Opinion

  • 23/02/2016

Date of the hearing

Information not available

Date of delivery

24/11/2016


References

Publication in the Official Journal

Judgment: OJ C 30 from 30.01.2017, p.4

Application: OJ C 462 from 22.12.2014, p.16

Name of the parties

Commission v Spain

Notes on Academic Writings

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Procedural Analysis Information

Source of the question referred for a preliminary ruling

Information not available

Subject-matter

  • Environment

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 : dismissal on substantive grounds
  • Action for a declaration of failure to fulfil obligations : application granted

Formation of the Court

cinquième chambre (Cour)

Judge-Rapporteur

Borg Barthet

Advocate General

Wahl

Language(s) of the Case

  • Spanish

Language(s) of the Opinion

  • English