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Document C2007/211/11

Case C-155/06: Judgment of the Court (Eighth Chamber) of 18 July 2007 — Commission of the European Communities v United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (Failure of a Member State to fulfil obligations — Directive 96/29/Euratom — Protection of the health of workers and the general public against the dangers from ionising radiation — Failure to transpose fully within the prescribed period)

OJ C 211, 8.9.2007, p. 7–7 (BG, ES, CS, DA, DE, ET, EL, EN, FR, IT, LV, LT, HU, MT, NL, PL, PT, RO, SK, SL, FI, SV)

8.9.2007   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

C 211/7


Judgment of the Court (Eighth Chamber) of 18 July 2007 — Commission of the European Communities v United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

(Case C-155/06) (1)

(Failure of a Member State to fulfil obligations - Directive 96/29/Euratom - Protection of the health of workers and the general public against the dangers from ionising radiation - Failure to transpose fully within the prescribed period)

(2007/C 211/11)

Language of the case: English

Parties

Applicant: Commission of the European Communities (represented by: M. Patakia and D. Lawunmi, Agents)

Defendant: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (represented by: C. White, Agent)

Re:

Failure of a Member State to fulfil its obligations — Failure to adopt all the provisions necessary to comply with Article 54 of Council Directive 96/29/Euratom of 13 May 1996 laying down basic safety standards for the protection of the health of workers and the general public against the dangers arising from ionising radiation (OJ 1996 L 159, p. 1) — Absence of provisions enabling the implementation of all appropriate intervention in all situations leading to lasting exposure resulting from the after-effects of a radiological emergency or a past or old practice or work activity

Operative part of the judgment

1.

By not adopting, within the prescribed period, all the laws, regulations and administrative provisions necessary to allow for appropriate intervention in all situations leading to lasting exposure to ionising radiation resulting from the after-effects of a radiological emergency or a past practice, the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland failed to fulfil its obligations under Article 53 of Council Directive 96/29/Euratom of 13 May 1996 laying down basic safety standards for the protection of the health of workers and the general public against the dangers arising from ionising radiation;

2.

The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland is ordered to pay the costs.


(1)  OJ C 121, 20.5.2006.


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