Selection of Cases before European courts

Please follow this link to access our database of cases before European courts where either the Greek government or its nationals are involved.

Selection of cases before the ECJ:
 

C-286/08, Commission v Hellenic Republic

ECJ 10.08.2009, OJ C 223 30.08.2008

 

Greece has failed to fulfil its obligations of Council Directive 91/689/EEC on hazardous waste and of Directive 2006/12/EC on waste as well as of Council Directive 1999/31/EC on the landfill of waste. Greece has failed to draw up a hazardous-waste management plan that accords with the requirements of the Community legislation and to establish an integrated and adequate network of disposal installations for hazardous waste, to fulfil obligations so far as concerns the management and landfill of waste. (Judgement available in Greek and French)

 

Sector(s): Waste

 

C-368/08, Commission v. Greece

ECJ 19-05-2009

Greece has been condemned by the ECJ for its  failure to adopt, within the prescribed period (deadline 30 April 2007) all necessary provisions to comply with Directive 2004/35/EC on environmental liability with regard to the prevention and remedying of environmental damage.

Sector: General


Commission vs. Greece
ECJ 118, 18.05.2002, Case C-64/01
Failure to notify measures transposing Council Directive 96/91/EEC concerning integrated pollution prevention and control
The Greek authorities have notified the Commission of Act 3010/02 amending the general Environment Act and ministerial decision 15393/2332/5.08.02, which specifies the activities for which integrated prevention and control measures are required.
Scrutiny of the legislative, regulatory and administrative measures notified reveals that they do not fully give affect to the judgment.
Article 228 proceedings have been commenced.
 
Commission vs. Greece
ECJ 06.12.2001, Case C-133/00
Failure to notify measures to transpose council Directive 97/41/EC relating to the fixing of maximum levels for pesticide residues, Commission Directive 98/51/EC concerning arrangements for approving and registering certain establishments and intermediaries operating in the animal feed sector, and Commission Directive 98/67/EC
Article 228 proceedings have been commenced.
 
Commission vs. Greece
ECJ 06.12.2001, Case C-166/00
Failure to notify measures to transpose council Directive 97/41/EC relating to the fixing of maximum levels for pesticide residues, Commission Directive 98/51/EC concerning arrangements for approving and registering certain establishments and intermediaries operating in the animal feed sector, and Commission Directive 98/67/EC
Article 228 proceedings have been commenced.

Commission vs. Greece
ECJ 11.10.2001, Case C-457/99

Failure to notify measures implementing Council Directive 95/69/EC laying down the conditions and arrangements for approving and registering certain establishments and intermediaries operating in the animal feed sector.
In December 2002 the Greek authorities notified the national measures transposing the Directive.

Commission vs. Greece
ECJ 04.07.2002, Case C-173/01
Failure to notify measures implementing Council Directive 1999/20/EC 
The Commission has contacted the Greek authorities to ascertain what measures are planned to comply with the Court’s judgment.