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Document 62009CN0185

Case C-185/09: Action brought on 26 May 2009 — Commission of the European Communities v Kingdom of Sweden

OJ C 180, 1.8.2009, p. 32–33 (BG, ES, CS, DA, DE, ET, EL, EN, FR, IT, LV, LT, HU, MT, NL, PL, PT, RO, SK, SL, FI, SV)



Official Journal of the European Union

C 180/32

Action brought on 26 May 2009 — Commission of the European Communities v Kingdom of Sweden

(Case C-185/09)

2009/C 180/54

Language of the case: Swedish


Applicant: Commission of the European Communities (represented by: U. Jonsson and L. Balta, acting as Agents)

Defendant: Kingdom of Sweden

Form of order sought

Declare that, by failing to adopt the laws, regulations and administrative provisions necessary to comply with Directive 2006/24/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 15 March 2006 on the retention of data generated or processed in connection with the provision of publicly available electronic communications services or of public communications networks and amending Directive 2002/58/EC (1) or, in any event, by failing to notify the Commission thereof, the Kingdom of Sweden has failed to fulfil its obligations under Article 15(1) of that directive, and

order the Kingdom of Sweden to pay the costs.

Pleas in law and main arguments

The period prescribed for implementing the Directive expired on 15 September 2007.

(1)  OJ L 105, p. 54.