Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2002] All ER (D) 86 (Mar)
Court: Court of Justice of the European Communities, Fourth Chamber
Judge:

Judges Edward (Rapporteur), La Pergola and Timmermans

Judgment Dates: 7 March 2002

Catchwords

European Community - Customs and excise - Common Customs Tariff - Classification within Common Customs Tariff of glands and other organs for organo-therapeutic uses - Whether immunoglobulin concentrates from dried, defatted and decaseinated colostrum, standardised by means of lactose properly classified as glands and other organs for organo-therapeutic uses - Council Regulation (EEC) 2658/87 - Commission Regulation (EC) 2086/97.

The Case

On the proper construction of Annex I to reg(EEC) 2658-87, as amended by reg(EC) 2086-97, immunoglobulin concentrates from dried, defatted and decaseinated colostrum, standardised by means of lactose, were properly classified as pharmaceutical products within heading 3001 of the combined nomenclature to the Common Customs Tariff.

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