|Source:||All England Reporter|
|Publisher Citation:|| All ER (D) 709|
|Court:||Court of Appeal, Civil Division|
Morritt, Sedley LJJ and Lindsay J
|Representation||Stephen Auld QC (instructed by Pinsent Curtis, Birmingham) for the plaintiffs.|
|Christopher Vajda QC and George Peretz (instructed by the Treasury Solicitor) for the defendants.|
|Judgment Dates:||1 July 1999|
European Community - Freedom of movement - Goods - German authorities classifying product as 'medical device' and assigning CE mark - UK authorities considering that product was cosmetic product which could not lawfully be marketed in the United Kingdom - Whether UK authorities obliged to respect CE mark - Whether product 'medical device' or cosmetic - Council Directive (EEC) 93/42 - Council Directive (EEC) 76/768.