Publisher Citation: [2002] All ER (D) 99 (Nov)
Court: Court of Justice of the European Communities (Sixth Chamber)

Judges Puissochet (President of the Chamber), Schintgen, Gulmann (Rapporteur), Skouris and Cunha Rodrigues

Judgment Dates: 7 November 2002


European Communities - The Court of Justice - Actions - Failure of member state to fulfil obligation - Directive - Incorrect implementation - Council Directive (EC) 97/11, arts 1(7), (11).

The Case

By failing to adopt the laws, regulations and administrative provisions necessary to comply with arts1(7) and (11) of Council Directive (EC) 97-11 (amending Directive (EEC) 85-337 (on the assessment of the effects of certain public and private projects on the environment)), France had failed to fulfil its obligations under that directive.

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