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Document 62022CA0694

Case C-694/22: Judgment of the Court (Seventh Chamber) of 22 February 2024 — European Commission v Republic of Malta (Failure of a Member State to fulfil obligations — Article 110 TFEU — Annual circulation tax — Higher taxation of imported second-hand vehicles than of similar vehicles already on the domestic market)

OJ C, C/2024/2396, 8.4.2024, ELI: http://data.europa.eu/eli/C/2024/2396/oj (BG, ES, CS, DA, DE, ET, EL, EN, FR, GA, HR, IT, LV, LT, HU, MT, NL, PL, PT, RO, SK, SL, FI, SV)

ELI: http://data.europa.eu/eli/C/2024/2396/oj

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C/2024/2396

8.4.2024

Judgment of the Court (Seventh Chamber) of 22 February 2024 — European Commission v Republic of Malta

(Case C-694/22) (1)

(Failure of a Member State to fulfil obligations - Article 110 TFEU - Annual circulation tax - Higher taxation of imported second-hand vehicles than of similar vehicles already on the domestic market)

(C/2024/2396)

Language of the case: English

Parties

Applicant: European Commission (represented by: M. Björkland, K. Mifsud-Bonnici and R. Valletta Mallia, acting as Agents)

Defendant: Republic of Malta (represented by: A. Buhagiar, acting as Agent)

Operative part of the judgment

The Court:

1.

Declares that the Republic of Malta has failed to fulfil its obligations under Article 110 TFEU by levying a higher annual circulation licence fee on motor vehicles registered in Member States other than the Republic of Malta before 1 January 2009 and brought to Malta after that date than on similar vehicles registered in Malta before that date;

2.

Orders the Republic of Malta to bear its own costs and to pay those incurred by the European Commission.


(1)   OJ C 15, 16.1.2023


ELI: http://data.europa.eu/eli/C/2024/2396/oj

ISSN 1977-091X (electronic edition)


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