Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2006] All ER (D) 92 (Sep)
Court: Court of Justice of the European Communities (Grand Chamber)

Judges Skouris (President), Jann, Timmermans, Schiemann (Rapporteur) and Malenovsky (Presidents of Chambers), Rodrigues, Silva de Lapuerta, Lenaerts, Kuris, Juhasz, Arestis, Borg Barthet and Ilesic

Judgment Dates: 19 September 2006


European Community - Reference to European Court - Request for preliminary ruling concerning interpretation of Community law - Party advertising low prices by comparison with applicant's pricing - Applicant claiming advertising infringing Community law - Whether advertisement falling within acceptable Community limits - Council Directive (EEC) 84/450, art 3a(1).

The Case

In a case involving the provisions of art3a(1) of Council Directive (EEC) 84-450 (relating to the approximation of the laws, regulations and administrative provisions of the member states concerning misleading advertising), as amended by Council Directive (EC) 97-55, the Court of Justice gave preliminary rulings on the interpretation of those provisions.

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