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Document 62006CJ0465

Judgment of the Court (Eighth Chamber) of 27 September 2007.
Commission of the European Communities v Kingdom of Spain.
Failure of a Member State to fulfil obligations - Directive 2003/98/EC - Re-use of public sector information - Failure to transpose within the period prescribed.
Case C-465/06.

European Court Reports 2007 I-00117*

ECLI identifier: ECLI:EU:C:2007:556





Judgment of the Court (Eighth Chamber) of 27 September 2007 – Commission v Spain

(Case C‑465/06)

Failure of a Member State to fulfil obligations – Directive 2003/98/EC – Re-use of public sector information – Failure to transpose within the period prescribed

Actions for failure to fulfil obligations – Examination of merits by the Court – Situation to be taken into consideration – Situation on expiry of the period laid down in the reasoned opinion (Art. 226 EC) (see para. 8)

Re:

Failure of a Member State to fulfil obligations – Failure to adopt, within the period prescribed, the measures necessary to comply with Directive 2003/98/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 17 November 2003 on the re-use of public sector information (OJ 2003 L 345, p. 90).

Operative part

The Court:

 

Declares that, by failing to adopt the laws, regulations and administrative provisions necessary to comply fully with Directive 2003/98/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 17 November 2003 on the re-use of public sector information, the Kingdom of Spain has failed to fulfil its obligations under that directive;

 

Orders the Kingdom of Spain to pay the costs.

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