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Document 62009CN0211

Case C-211/09: Action brought on 11 June 2009 — Commission of the European Communities v Hellenic Republic

OJ C 193, 15.8.2009, p. 13–13 (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 193/13

Action brought on 11 June 2009 — Commission of the European Communities v Hellenic Republic

(Case C-211/09)

2009/C 193/17

Language of the case: Greek


Applicant: Commission of the European Communities (represented by: M. Karanasou-Apostolopoulou and L. Balta, acting as Agents)

Defendant: Hellenic Republic

Form of order sought

The Court is asked to:

declare that, by failing to adopt the laws, regulations and administrative provisions necessary to comply with Directive 2006/24/EC (1) 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, or in any event by failing to communicate those provisions to the Commission, the Hellenic Republic has failed to fulfil its obligations under that directive;

order the Hellenic Republic to pay the costs.

Pleas in law and main arguments

The period prescribed for transposing Directive 2006/24/EC into national law expired on 15 September 2007.

(1)  OJ L 105 of 13.4.2006, p. 54