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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)


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