11.6.2011   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

C 173/6


Reference for a preliminary ruling from the Consiglio di Stato (Italy) lodged on 1 April 2011 — Azienda Sanitaria Locale di Lecce v Ordine degli Ingegneri della Provincia di Lecce and Others — Università del Salento

(Case C-159/11)

2011/C 173/12

Language of the case: Italian

Referring court

Consiglio di Stato

Parties to the main proceedings

Applicant: Azienda Sanitaria Locale di Lecce

Defendants: Ordine degli Ingegneri della Provincia di Lecce; Consiglio Nazionale degli Ingegneri; Associazione delle Organizzazioni di Ingegneri, di Architettura e di Consultazione Tecnico-Economica (Oice); Etacons Srl; Ing. Vito Prato Engineering Srl; Barletti — del Grosso & Associati Srl; Ordine degli Architetti della Provincia di Lecce; Consiglio Nazionale degli Architetti Pianificatori, Paesaggisti e Conservatori (Cnappc)

Intervener: Università del Salento

Question referred

Does Directive 2004/18/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 31 March 2004 on the coordination of procedures for the award of public works contracts, public supply contracts and public service contracts (1) and, in particular, Article 1(2)(a) and (d), Article 2 and Article 28 of that directive and Categories 8 and 12 in Annex II thereto, preclude national legislation which permits written agreements to be entered into between two contracting authorities for the study of the seismic vulnerability of hospital buildings and its evaluation in the light of national regulations on the safety of structures and of strategic buildings in particular, for a consideration not exceeding the costs incurred in the performance of the service, where the authority responsible for performance is capable of acting in the capacity of an economic operator?


(1)  OJ L 134, p. 114.