Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2002] All ER (D) 351 (Oct)
Court: Court of Justice of the European Communities

Judges Schintgen (President), Skouris, Macken, Colneric (Rapporteur) and Cuhna Rodrigues

Judgment Dates: 24 October 2002


European Communities - Community obligation - Directive - Implementation - Incorrect implementation - Protection of workers' eyes and eyesight - Special corrective appliances appropriate for work concerned - Fulfilment of obligations - Council Directive (EEC) 90/270.

The Case

The Court of Justice of the European Communities allowed an application by the European Commission for a declaration that Italy had failed to fulfil its obligations under art9(3) of Council Directive(EEC) 40-270 (on the protection of workers' eyes and eyesight).

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