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Document 62012CN0305

Case C-305/12: Action brought on 26 June 2012 — European Commission v Slovak Republic

OJ C 273, 8.9.2012, p. 6–7 (BG, ES, CS, DA, DE, ET, EL, EN, FR, IT, LV, LT, HU, MT, NL, PL, PT, RO, SK, SL, FI, SV)



Official Journal of the European Union

C 273/6

Action brought on 26 June 2012 — European Commission v Slovak Republic

(Case C-305/12)

2012/C 273/10

Language of the case: Slovak


Applicant: European Commission (represented by P. Hetsch, D. Düsterhaus and A. Tokár, acting as Agents)

Defendant: Slovak Republic

Forms of order sought

declare that, by failing to adopt the legislative, regulatory and administrative provisions necessary to bring its domestic law into conformity with Directive 2008/98/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 19 November 2008 on waste and repealing certain Directives, (1) or in any event by failing to notify the Commission of such measures, the Slovak Republic has failed to fulfil its obligations under Article 40 of that directive;

impose upon the Slovak Republic, under Article 260(3) TFEU, a penalty payment for failure to notify such measures of EUR 17 136 per day as from the delivery date of the judgment in this case;

order the Slovak Republic to pay the costs.

Pleas in law and main arguments

The prescribed period for transposition of the directive expired on 12 December 2010.

(1)  OJ L 312, 22.11.2008, p. 3.