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Document 62009CN0512

Case C-512/09: Action brought on 10 December 2009 — European Commission v Hellenic Republic

OJ C 37, 13.2.2010, 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)



Official Journal of the European Union

C 37/25

Action brought on 10 December 2009 — European Commission v Hellenic Republic

(Case C-512/09)

2010/C 37/31

Language of the case: Greek


Applicant: European Commission (represented by: I. Dimitriou and A. Margelis, 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 2006/66/EC (1) of the European Parliament and of the Council of 6 September 2006 on batteries and accumulators and waste batteries and accumulators and repealing Directive 91/157/EEC, or in any event by failing to communicate the measures concerned to the Commission, the Hellenic Republic has failed to fill its obligations under Article 26(1) of that directive;

order the Hellenic Republic to pay the costs.

Pleas in law and main arguments

The period prescribed for transposing Directive 2006/66/EC into national law expired on 26 September 2008.

(1)  OJ L 266 of 26.9.2006, p. 1.