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Case T-561/14: Judgment of the General Court of 23 April 2018 –One of Us and Others v Commission (Institutional law — European Citizens’ Initiative — Research policy — Public health — Development cooperation — EU financing of activities involving the destruction of human embryos — Commission communication pursuant to Article 10(1)(c) of Regulation (EU) No 211/2011 — Actions for annulment — Capacity to bring legal proceedings — Challengeable act — Partial inadmissibility — Judicial review — Obligation to state reasons — Manifest error of assessment)

OJ C 200, 11.6.2018, p. 26–27 (BG, ES, CS, DA, DE, ET, EL, EN, FR, HR, IT, LV, LT, HU, MT, NL, PL, PT, RO, SK, SL, FI, SV)

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Case T-561/14: Judgment of the General Court of 23 April 2018 –One of Us and Others v Commission (Institutional law — European Citizens’ Initiative — Research policy — Public health — Development cooperation — EU financing of activities involving the destruction of human embryos — Commission communication pursuant to Article 10(1)(c) of Regulation (EU) No 211/2011 — Actions for annulment — Capacity to bring legal proceedings — Challengeable act — Partial inadmissibility — Judicial review — Obligation to state reasons — Manifest error of assessment)

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Judgment of the General Court of 23 April 2018 –One of Us and Others v Commission

(Case T-561/14) ( 1 )

‛(Institutional law — European Citizens’ Initiative — Research policy — Public health — Development cooperation — EU financing of activities involving the destruction of human embryos — Commission communication pursuant to Article 10(1)(c) of Regulation (EU) No 211/2011 — Actions for annulment — Capacity to bring legal proceedings — Challengeable act — Partial inadmissibility — Judicial review — Obligation to state reasons — Manifest error of assessment)’

2018/C 200/32Language of the case: English

Parties

Applicant: European Citizens’ Initiative One of Us and the other applicants whose names appear in the annex (represented initially by: C. de La Hougue, and subsequently by J. Paillot, lawyers, and finally by P. Diamond, Barrister)

Defendant: European Commission (represented by: J. Laitenberger and H. Krämer, acting as Agents)

Intervener in support of the applicant: Republic of Poland (represented by: M. Szwarc, A. Miłkowska and B. Majczyna, acting as Agents)

Interveners in support of the defendant: European Parliament (represented initially by: U. Rösslein and E. Waldherr, and subsequently by U. Rösslein and R. Crowe, acting as Agents), Council of the European Union (represented by: E. Rebasti and K. Michoel, acting as Agents)

Re:

Application based on Article 263 TFEU and seeking the annulment of Commission Communication COM(2014) 355 final of 28 May 2014 on the European Citizens’ Initiative ‘Uno di noi’.

Operative part of the judgment

The Court:

1.

Dismisses the action;

2.

Orders European Citizens’ Initiative One of Us and the other applicants whose names appear in the annex to bear their own costs and to pay those incurred by the European Commission;

3.

Orders the Republic of Poland, the European Parliament and the Council of the European Union to bear their own costs.


( 1 ) OJ C 409, 17.11.2014.

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