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Document 62008CN0524

Case C-524/08: Action brought on 1 December 2008 — Commission of the European Communities v Portuguese Republic

OJ C 19, 24.1.2009, p. 20–20 (BG, ES, CS, DA, DE, ET, EL, EN, FR, IT, LV, LT, HU, MT, NL, PL, PT, RO, SK, SL, FI, SV)

24.1.2009   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

C 19/20


Action brought on 1 December 2008 — Commission of the European Communities v Portuguese Republic

(Case C-524/08)

(2009/C 19/36)

Language of the case: Portuguese

Parties

Applicant: Commission of the European Communities (represented by N. Yerrell and P. Guerra e Andrade, Agents)

Defendant: Portuguese Republic

Form of order sought

a declaration that, by failing to adopt the laws, regulations and administrative provisions necessary to comply with Directive 2005/68/EC (1) of the European Parliament and of the Council of 16 November 2005 on reinsurance and amending Council Directives 73/239/EEC, 92/49/EEC as well as Directives 98/78/EC and 2002/83/EC or, in any case, by failing to communicate such provisions to the Commission, the Portuguese Republic has failed to fulfil its obligations under that Directive;

an order that the Portuguese Republic should pay the costs.

Pleas in law and main arguments

The period allowed for transposition of the Directive expired on 10 December 2007.


(1)  OJ 2005 L 323, p. 1.


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