Commission v. Council (ship-source pollution)
The European Community is competent to oblige the Member States to provide for common criminal penalties in order to combat ship-source pollution.
The Court of Justice annuls the Council Framework Decision to strengthen the criminal-law framework for the enforcement of the law against ship-source pollution due to its adoption outside the Community legislative framework.
Case Number C-440/05
Name of the parties Commission of the European Communities v Council of the European Union
Date of the judgement 2007-10-23
Court Court of Justice of the European Communities (ECEJ)