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The Urban Waste Water Treatment Directive1 aims to protect the environment from the adverse effects caused by the discharge of urban waste water (domestic water and industrial waste water). That directive provides, among other things, that Member States were to ensure that all agglomerations with a ‘population equivalent’2 of over 15 000 were equipped with collection systems for urban waste water by 31 December 2000 at the latest. Furthermore, urban waste water from such agglomerations must be treated prior to discharge.
However, organisms obtained by mutagenesis techniques which have conventionally been used in a number of applications and have a long safety record are exempt from those obligations, on the understanding that the Member States are free to subject them, in compliance with EU law, to the obligations laid down by the directive or to other obligations.
The processing of personal data carried out in the context of such activity must respect the rules of EU law on the protection of personal data.
For having delayed in implementing EU law on the landfill of waste, Slovakia is fined a lump sum of €1 000 000 and a penalty payment of €5 000 per day of delay. The Court had already found, in a judgment from 2013, that Slovakia had failed to fulfil its obligations.
That regime does not comply with the strict conditions laid down by the Directive on the conservation of wild birds.
It is not sufficient that the designation is liable to evoke, in the consumer concerned, some kind of association of ideas with the protected indication or the relevant geographical area.
The data protection authority of the Member State in which the administrator has its seat may, under Directive 95/46,1 act both against the administrator and against the Facebook subsidiary established in that Member State
A change of aircraft during the stopover does not alter the fact that two or more flights booked as a single unit must be considered a single connecting flight.
Judgment in Case C-537/17 Claudia Wegener v Royal Air Maroc SA
However, the General Court dismisses Lufthansa’s action so far as the Zurich-Warsaw route is concerned.
Without ruling on the legality of that regulation, the annulment of which is sought by several European capitals in other cases, the General Court finds that those almost 1 500 individuals have not established that the alleged harm is actual and certain or personal.
Advocate General Saugmandsgaard Øe proposes that the Court should find that even criminal offences that are not particularly serious may justify disclosure of basic electronic communications metadata provided such disclosure does not seriously undermine the right to privacy.
Judgments in Cases T-207/17 and T-208/17, Senetic S.A. v EUIPO
A ‘wildcat strike’ by flight staff following the surprise announcement of a restructuring does not constitute an ‘extraordinary circumstance’ , releasing the airline from its obligation to pay compensation in the event of cancellation or long delay of flight