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CJEU Case C-575/18 P / Judgment

Czech Republic v European Commission

Policy area:
Justice, freedom and security
Deciding Body type:
Court of Justice of the European Union
Deciding Body:
Court (Grand Chamber)
Type:
Decision
Decision date:
09/07/2020
ECLI:
ECLI:EU:C:2020:530

Key facts of the case:

Appeal — Own resources of the European Union — Financial liability of the Member States — Request to be released from the obligation to make own resources available — Action for annulment — Admissibility — Letter from the European Commission – Concept of ‘actionable measure’ — Article 47 of the Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union — Effective judicial protection — Action alleging unjust enrichment on the part of the European Union.

Outcome of the case:

On those grounds, the Court (Grand Chamber) hereby:

  1. Dismisses the appeal;
  2. Orders the Czech Republic to bear its own costs and to pay the costs incurred by the European Commission;
  3. Orders the Kingdom of the Netherlands to bear its own costs.