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Document 62015TA0683

Case T-683/15: Judgment of the General Court of 12 December 2018 — Freistaat Bayern v Commission (State aid — Aid in favour of the Bavarian dairy sector — Funding of milk quality tests — Decision declaring the aid to be incompatible with the internal market — Procedural rights of the Land of Bavaria — Article 108(2) TFEU — Article 6(1) of Regulation (EC) No 659/1999)

OJ C 72, 25.2.2019, p. 14–14 (BG, ES, CS, DA, DE, ET, EL, EN, FR, HR, IT, LV, LT, HU, MT, NL, PL, PT, RO, SK, SL, FI, SV)

25.2.2019   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

C 72/14


Judgment of the General Court of 12 December 2018 — Freistaat Bayern v Commission

(Case T-683/15) (1)

((State aid - Aid in favour of the Bavarian dairy sector - Funding of milk quality tests - Decision declaring the aid to be incompatible with the internal market - Procedural rights of the Land of Bavaria - Article 108(2) TFEU - Article 6(1) of Regulation (EC) No 659/1999))

(2019/C 72/17)

Language of the case: German

Parties

Applicant: Freistaat Bayern (represented by: U. Soltész and H. Weiß, lawyers)

Defendant: European Commission (represented by: T. Maxian Rusche, K. Herrmann and P. Němečková, acting as Agents)

Re:

Application under Article 263 TFEU seeking partial annulment of Commission Decision (EU) 2015/2432 of 18 September 2015 concerning State aid SA.35484 (2013/C) (ex SA.35484 (2012/NN)) granted by Germany in respect of milk quality tests pursuant to the Milk and Fat Law (OJ 2015 L 334, p. 23).

Operative part of the judgment

The Court:

1.

Annuls Articles 1 to 4 of Commission Decision (EU) 2015/2432 of 18 September 2015 concerning State aid SA.35484 (2013/C) (ex SA.35484 (2012/NN)) granted by Germany in respect of milk quality tests pursuant to the Milk and Fat Law in so far as they declare that the grant by the Federal Republic of Germany of State aid is incompatible with the internal market in respect of the milk quality tests carried out in Bavaria and order recovery of that aid;

2.

Orders the European Commission to bear its own costs and pay those incurred by Freistaat Bayern.


(1)  OJ C 48, 8.2.2016.


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