Judgment of the Court (Second Chamber) of 21 June 2018

Republic of Poland v European Parliament and Council of the European Union

Action for annulment — Decision (EU) 2015/1814 — Determination of legal basis — No taking into account of the effects of a measure — Article 192(1) TFEU — Article 192(2)(c) TFEU — Measures significantly affecting a Member State’s choice between different energy sources and the general structure of its energy supply — Principle of sincere cooperation — Article 15 TEU — Powers of the European Council — Principles of legal certainty and protection of legitimate expectations — Principle of proportionality — Impact assessment

Case C-5/16


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Document Date Name of the parties Subject-matter Curia EUR-Lex
Judgment (OJ)
27/07/2018 Poland v Parliament and Council
Judgment
ECLI:EU:C:2018:483
21/06/2018 Poland v Parliament and Council
EUR-Lex text EUR-Lex bilingual text
Judgment (Summary)
ECLI:EU:C:2018:483
21/06/2018 Poland v Parliament and Council
Opinion
ECLI:EU:C:2017:925
30/11/2017 Poland v Parliament and Council
EUR-Lex text EUR-Lex bilingual text
Application (OJ)
26/02/2016 Poland v Parliament and Council
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Reports of Cases

not yet published (Court Reports - general)

Subject-matter

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Systematic classification scheme

1.
2 Institutional framework of the European Union
  2.05 Legal acts of the European Union
    2.05.00 General
4 Internal policy of the European Union
  4.23 Environment, sustainable development and climate
2 Institutional framework of the European Union
  2.05 Legal acts of the European Union
    2.05.00 General
4 Internal policy of the European Union
  4.23 Environment, sustainable development and climate
2 Institutional framework of the European Union
  2.01 Institutions
    2.01.00 General
2 Institutional framework of the European Union
  2.01 Institutions
    2.01.00 General
1 The legal order of the European Union
  1.01 Sources of EU law
    1.01.02 General principles of law
      1.01.02.04 Legal certainty
1 The legal order of the European Union
  1.01 Sources of EU law
    1.01.02 General principles of law
      1.01.02.03 Principle of the protection of legitimate expectations
4 Internal policy of the European Union
  4.23 Environment, sustainable development and climate
1 The legal order of the European Union
  1.01 Sources of EU law
    1.01.02 General principles of law
      1.01.02.06 Principle of proportionality


Citations of case-law or legislation

References in grounds of judgment

Operative part

Opinion


Dates

Date of the lodging of the application initiating proceedings

  • 04/01/2016

Date of the Opinion

  • 30/11/2017

Date of the hearing

Information not available

Date of delivery

21/06/2018


References

Publication in the Official Journal

Judgment: OJ C 285 from 13.08.2018, p.3

Application: OJ C 98 from 14.03.2016, p.23

Name of the parties

Poland v Parliament and Council

Notes on Academic Writings

  1. Backes, Ch. W.: Administratiefrechtelijke beslissingen ; Rechtspraak bestuursrecht 2018 Afl.32 p.1931-1932 (NL)
  2. Michel, Valérie: Quotas de gaz à effet de serre, Europe 2018 Août-Septembre Comm. nº 8-9 p.43-44 (FR)
  3. Gundel, Jörg: Umweltrecht: Marktstabilitätsreserve - Handel mit Treibhausgasemissionszertifikaten - EuGH (Zweite Kammer), Urteil vom 21.6.2018 - C-5/16 (Republik Polen / Europäisches Parlament) - Anmerkung von Professor Dr. Jörg Gundel, Europäische Zeitschrift für Wirtschaftsrecht 2018 p.915-920 (DE)
  4. De Sadeleer, Nicolas: C.J.U.E., 21 juin 2018 (Pologne c. Parlement européen et Conseil), C-5/16, ECLI:EU:C:2018:483, Aménagement - Environnement 2019 N°1 p.23-24 (FR)
  5. Thieffry, Patrick: Observations à l'arrêt du 21juin 2018, République de Pologne contre Parlement européen et Conseil de l'Union européenne, affaire C-5/16, Jurisprudence de la CJUE 2018. Décisions et commentaires 2019, p.431-434 (FR)



Procedural Analysis Information

Source of the question referred for a preliminary ruling

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Subject-matter

  • Environment

Provisions of national law referred to

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Provisions of international law referred to

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Procedure and result

  • Actions for annulment : dismissal on substantive grounds

Formation of the Court

deuxième chambre (Cour)

Judge-Rapporteur

Rosas

Advocate General

Mengozzi

Language(s) of the Case

  • Polish

Language(s) of the Opinion

  • French