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Document 62021CA0691

Case C-691/21: Judgment of the Court (Tenth Chamber) of 24 November 2022 (request for a preliminary ruling from the Cour de cassation — France) — Cafpi SA, Aviva assurances SA v Enedis SA (Reference for a preliminary ruling — Directive 85/374/EEC — Article 3 — Liability for defective products — Meaning of ‘producer’ — Operator of an electricity distribution network changing the electricity voltage level for distribution)

OJ C 24, 23.1.2023, p. 13–13 (BG, ES, CS, DA, DE, ET, EL, EN, FR, GA, HR, IT, LV, LT, HU, MT, NL, PL, PT, RO, SK, SL, FI, SV)

23.1.2023   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

C 24/13


Judgment of the Court (Tenth Chamber) of 24 November 2022 (request for a preliminary ruling from the Cour de cassation — France) — Cafpi SA, Aviva assurances SA v Enedis SA

(Case C-691/21) (1)

(Reference for a preliminary ruling - Directive 85/374/EEC - Article 3 - Liability for defective products - Meaning of ‘producer’ - Operator of an electricity distribution network changing the electricity voltage level for distribution)

(2023/C 24/17)

Language of the case: French

Referring court

Cour de cassation

Parties to the main proceedings

Applicants: Cafpi SA, Aviva assurances SA

Defendant: Enedis SA

Operative part of the judgment

Article 3(1) of Council Directive 85/374/EEC of 25 July 1985 on the approximation of the laws, regulations and administrative provisions of the Member States concerning liability for defective products, as amended by Directive 1999/34/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 10 May 1999,

must be interpreted as meaning that an electricity distribution system operator must be regarded as a ‘producer’, within the meaning of that provision, where it changes the voltage level of electricity with a view to its distribution to the final customer.


(1)  OJ C 64, 7.2.2022.


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