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Document 62014CN0244

Case C-244/14: Action brought on 20 May 2014  — European Commission v Republic of Austria

OJ C 253, 4.8.2014, p. 18–18 (BG, ES, CS, DA, DE, ET, EL, EN, FR, HR, IT, LV, LT, HU, MT, NL, PL, PT, RO, SK, SL, FI, SV)



Official Journal of the European Union

C 253/18

Action brought on 20 May 2014 — European Commission v Republic of Austria

(Case C-244/14)

2014/C 253/23

Language of the case: German


Applicant: European Commission (represented by: G. Braun and J. Hottiaux, acting as Agents)

Defendant: Republic of Austria

Form of order sought

The applicant claims that the Court should:

declare that the Republic of Austria has failed to fulfil its obligations under Directive 2004/49/EC in so far as it failed to fully to transpose Articles 3(k), 10(5), 11(2), 17(1), 19(2), 22(3) and 25(3) of that directive;

order the Republic of Austria to pay the costs.

Pleas in law and main arguments

Following an examination of the legal position in the Republic of Austria, the Commission expressed concerns regarding the correct transposition of some of the provisions of Directive 2004/49/EC (1). The concerns relate essentially to provisions concerning safety certification and safety authorisation, national safety authorities, investigations, the investigation body and safety recommendations.

(1)  OJ 2004 L 164, p. 44.