Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2010] All ER (D) 95 (Jun)
Court: Court of Justice of the European Communities (Fourth Chamber)
Judge:

Judges Bonichot (President of the Chamber), Toader, Schiemann, Kuris (Rapporteur) and Bay Larsen

Judgment Dates: 20 May 2010

Catchwords

European Union - Proportionality - Sugar market - Calculation of production charge - Inclusion of quantity of quota sugar withdrawn from market in basis for assessment of the charge - Principles of proportionality and non-discrimination - Commission Regulation (EC) 290/2007 - Council Regulation (EC) 318/2006.

The Case

European Union Proportionality. The European Court of Justice gave preliminary rulings concerning the interpretation and validity of art16 of Council Regulation (EC) 318-2006 (on the common organisation of the markets in the sugar sector) in the course of proceedings concerning the amount of the production charge for the marketing year 2007-2008.

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