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Document 62008CN0041

Case C-41/08: Action brought on 5 February 2008 — Commission of the European Communities v Czech Republic

OJ C 92, 12.4.2008, p. 17–18 (BG, ES, CS, DA, DE, ET, EL, EN, FR, IT, LV, LT, HU, MT, NL, PL, PT, RO, SK, SL, FI, SV)

12.4.2008   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

C 92/17


Action brought on 5 February 2008 — Commission of the European Communities v Czech Republic

(Case C-41/08)

(2008/C 92/32)

Language of the case: Czech

Parties

Applicant: Commission of the European Communities (represented by: M. van Beek and P. Ondrůšek, acting as Agents)

Defendant: Czech Republic

Form of order sought

The Commission asks the Court to:

declare that, in so far as the Czech Republic has failed to adopt (all) the laws, regulations and administrative provisions necessary to comply with Council Directive 86/378/EEC of 24 July 1986 on the implementation of the principle of equal treatment for men and women in occupational social security schemes (1), or in any case has failed to inform the Commission thereof, the Czech Republic has failed to fulfil its obligations under Article 12 of that directive and Article 54 of the Act concerning the conditions of accession of the Czech Republic, the Republic of Estonia, the Republic of Cyprus, the Republic of Latvia, the Republic of Lithuania, the Republic of Hungary, the Republic of Malta, the Republic of Poland, the Republic of Slovenia and the Slovak Republic and the adjustments to the Treaties on which the European Union is founded;

declare that, in so far as the Czech Republic has failed to adopt (all) the laws, regulations and administrative provisions necessary to comply with Council Directive 96/97/EC of 20 December 1996 amending Directive 86/378/EEC on the implementation of the principle of equal treatment for men and women in occupational social security schemes (2), or in any case has failed to inform the Commission thereof, the Czech Republic has failed to fulfil its obligations under Article 3 of that directive and Article 54 of the Act concerning the conditions of accession of the Czech Republic, the Republic of Estonia, the Republic of Cyprus, the Republic of Latvia, the Republic of Lithuania, the Republic of Hungary, the Republic of Malta, the Republic of Poland, the Republic of Slovenia and the Slovak Republic and the adjustments to the Treaties on which the European Union is founded;

order the Czech Republic to pay the costs.

Pleas in law and main arguments

The period prescribed for implementing the directive in the domestic legal order expired on 30 April 2004.


(1)  OJ 1986 L 225, p. 40.

(2)  OJ 1997 L 46, p. 20.


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