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Document 62010CJ0395

Judgment of the Court (Sixth Chamber) of 3 February 2011.
European Commission v French Republic.
Failure of a Member State to fulfil obligations - Directive 2007/2/EC - Environment policy - Infrastructure for Spatial Information - Exchange and update of data in electronic format - Failure to adopt national measures transposing the directive.
Case C-395/10.

European Court Reports 2011 I-00010*

ECLI identifier: ECLI:EU:C:2011:50





Judgment of the Court (Sixth Chamber) of 3 February 2011 – Commission v France

(Case C-395/10)

Failure of a Member State to fulfil obligations – Directive 2007/2/EC – Environment policy – Infrastructure for Spatial Information – Exchange and update of data in electronic format – Failure to adopt national measures transposing the directive

Actions for failure to fulfil obligations – Examination of the merits by the Court – Situation to be taken into consideration – Situation on expiry of the period laid down in the reasoned opinion (Art. 258 TFEU) (see para. 9)

Re:

Failure of a Member State to fulfil obligations – Failure to adopt, within the prescribed period, the measures necessary to comply with Directive 2007/2/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 14 March 2007 establishing an Infrastructure for Spatial Information in the European Community (INSPIRE) (OJ 2007 L 108, p. 1).

Operative part

The Court:

1.

Declares that, by failing to adopt, within the prescribed period, all the laws, regulations and administrative provisions necessary to comply with Directive 2007/2/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 14 March 2007 establishing an Infrastructure for Spatial Information in the European Community (INSPIRE), the French Republic has failed to fulfil its obligations under that directive;

2.

Orders the French Republic to pay the costs.

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