Legal News

  1. Commission v Ireland (Parc éolien de Derrybrien)
    Environment and consumers
    Ireland is ordered to pay pecuniary penalties for failing to comply with an earlier judgment of the Court which required, in particular, that an environmental assessment be carried out in respect of a wind farm

  2. Haqbin
    Area of Freedom, Security and Justice
    An applicant for international protection guilty of serious breaches of the rules of the accommodation centre in which he or she is hosted or of seriously violent behaviour cannot be sanctioned by a withdrawal of material reception conditions relating to housing, food or clothing

  3. Organisation juive européenne and Vignoble Psagot
    Approximation of laws
    Foodstuffs originating in the territories occupied by the State of Israel must bear the indication of their territory of origin, accompanied, where those foodstuffs come from an Israeli settlement within that territory, by the indication of that provenance

  4. Junqueras Vies
    Privileges and immunities
    According to Advocate General Szpunar, MEPs’ Parliamentary mandate is acquired solely from the electorate and this cannot be conditional on the completion of any subsequent formality

  5. ADDE v Parliament
    Law governing the institutions
    The European Parliament’s decision on the financing of the ADDE party in 2015 is annulled for lack of impartiality

  6. Flausch and Others
    Environment and consumers
    When the public is not put in a position to actually participate in the environmental impact assessment for a project, a time limit for bringing proceedings against the decision granting consent for the project cannot be relied on against the public

  7. Kanyeba
    Transport
    When a passenger boards a train without a ticket, he concludes a contract with the carrier

  8. The Court of Justice of the European Union makes procedural and doctrinal documents freely accessible on its website

  9. Commission v Poland (Indépendance des juridictions de droit commun)
    Principles of Community law
    Polish rules relating to the retirement age of judges and public prosecutors, adopted in July 2017, are contrary to EU law

  10. Commission v Poland (Mécanisme temporaire de relocalisation de demandeurs de protection internationale)
    Area of Freedom, Security and Justice
    Advocate General Sharpston: the Court should rule that, by refusing to comply with the provisional and time-limited mechanism for the mandatory relocation of applicants for international protection, Poland, Hungary and the Czech Republic have failed to fulfil their obligations under EU law