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Case C-85/07: Judgment of the Court (Eighth Chamber) of 18 December 2007 — Commission of the European Communities v Italian Republic (Failure of a Member State to fulfil obligations — Directive 2000/60/EC — Articles 5(1) and 15(2) — Community action in the field of water policy — River basin district — Summary report and analyses — Communication thereof — None)

OJ C 51, 23.2.2008, p. 25–25 (BG, ES, CS, DA, DE, ET, EL, EN, FR, IT, LV, LT, HU, MT, NL, PL, PT, RO, SK, SL, FI, SV)

23.2.2008   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

C 51/25


Judgment of the Court (Eighth Chamber) of 18 December 2007 — Commission of the European Communities v Italian Republic

(Case C-85/07) (1)

(Failure of a Member State to fulfil obligations - Directive 2000/60/EC - Articles 5(1) and 15(2) - Community action in the field of water policy - River basin district - Summary report and analyses - Communication thereof - None)

(2008/C 51/41)

Language of the case: Italian

Parties

Applicant: Commission of the European Communities (represented by: S. Pardo Quintillán and D. Recchia, Agents)

Defendants: Italian Republic (represented by: I. Braguglia, Agent and G. Fiengo, lawyer)

Re:

Failure of a Member State to fulfil obligations — Infringement of Articles 5(1) and 15(2) of Directive 2000/60/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 23 October 2000 establishing a framework for Community action in the field of water policy (OJ 2000 L 327, p. 1) — Failure to submit summary reports on the analyses required under Article 5 as regards certain river basin districts — Failure to carry out the analyses and studies provided for in Article 5(1) of that directive

Operative part of the judgment

The Court:

1.

Declares that, in respect of the pilot river basin district of the River Serchio and a part of the river basin districts of the Eastern Alps and the Northern, Central and Southern Apennines, by failing to submit a summary report on the analyses required under Article 5(1) of Directive 2000/60/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 23 October 2000 establishing a framework for Community action in the field of water policy, as provided for in Article 15(2) thereof, and by failing to carry out the analyses and the study referred to in Article 5(1) thereof, the Italian Republic has failed to fulfil its obligations under Articles 5(1) and 15(2) of that directive;

2.

Orders the Italian Republic to pay the costs.


(1)  OJ C 95, 28.4.2007.


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