Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2002] All ER (D) 198 (Jan)
Court: Court of Justice of the European Communities (Second Chamber)

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

Judgment Dates: 24 January 2002


European Community - Failure of a member state to fulfil obligations - Failure to implement directive within prescribed period - Waste management Directives - Whether member state had fulfilled obligations - EC Treaty, art 226 - Council Directive (EEC) 75/442, art 7 - Council Directive (EC) 94/62, art 14.

The Case

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

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