Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2002] All ER (D) 196 (Jan)
Court: Court of Justice of the European Communities (Second Chamber)

Judges Colneric (President of the Chamber), Schintgen and Skouris (Rapporteur)

Judgment Dates: 24 January 2002


European Community - Failure of a member state to fulfil obligations - Failure to forward information concerning plans for management and disposal of waste, hazardous waste, packaging and packaging waste - Whether member state failing to fulfil obligations - EC Treaty, art 226 - Council Directive (EEC) 75/442, art 7 - Council Directive (EEC) 91/689, art 6 - European Parliament and Council Directive (EC) 94/62, art 14.

The Case

An application for a declaration that Italy had breached its obligations under several Council Directive relating to the management of waste was allowed by the Court of Justice of the European Communities after Italy did not dispute its failure to fulfil those obligations.

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