Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2001] All ER (D) 03 (Feb)
Court: Court of Justice of the European Communities (Fifth Chamber)
Judge:

Judges Wathelet (President of the First Chamber, acting as President of the Fifth Chamber), Edward (Rapporteur) and Jann

Judgment Dates: 1 February 2001

Catchwords

European Community - Freedom of establishment - Restriction on freedom to provide services - Opticians - National rules prohibiting opticians from carrying out certain optical examinations - National rules restricting the marketing of equipment for carrying out certain optical examinations being reserved exclusively for ophthalmologists - Whether rules compatible with Community law - EC Treaty, art 52 (now EC, art 43).

The Case

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