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Document 62016CN0030

Case C-30/16: Action brought on 18 January 2016 — European Commission v Federal Republic of Germany

OJ C 90, 7.3.2016, p. 12–12 (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 90/12

Action brought on 18 January 2016 — European Commission v Federal Republic of Germany

(Case C-30/16)

(2016/C 090/16)

Language of the case: German


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

Defendant: Federal Republic of Germany

Form of order sought

The applicant claims that the Court should:

declare that the Federal Republic of Germany has failed to fulfil its obligations under Directive 2006/126/EC, (1) since it has not fully transposed Article 4(1) and (3)(b), (4)(d), (f) and (h), Article 6(2) and Article 7(2)(b) of that directive;

order the Federal Republic of Germany to pay the costs.

Pleas in law and main arguments

The relevant provisions were to be adopted and published not later than 19 January 2011 and applied as from 19 January 2013.

(1)  Directive 2006/126/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 20 December 2006 on driving licences (Recast) (OJ 2006 L 403, p. 18).