Part II
Governmental Powers

8. External Powers: Competence and Procedures  

Cases

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  • Case 22/70 Commission v Council (ERTA)
    Case 22-70 Commission of the European Communities v Council of the European Communities (1971); External relations, legal personality, capacity of the Community to conclude agreements with third countries.Full Lisbonised Judgment
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  • Case 21-24/72 International Fruit
    In Joined Cases 21 to 24/72 International Fruit Company NV and others v Produktschap voor Groenten en Fruit (1972); Measures adopted by the institutions, validity, dispute, jurisdiction of the court, extentFull Lisbonised Judgment
  • Opinion 1/76 (Laying-Up Fund)
    Opinion 1/76 (1977) ECR -00741: Opinion of the Court of 26 April 1977. Opinion given purusant to Article 228 (1) of the EEC Treaty - 'Draft Agreement establishing a European laying-up fund for inland waterway vessels'Opinion
  • Opinion 2/91 (ILO Convention 170)
    Opinion 2/91 (1993) ECR I-01061 Opinion of the Court of 19 March 1993. Opinion delivered pursuant to the second subparagraph of Article 228 (1) of the EEC Treaty - Convention Nº 170 of the International Labour Organization concerning safety in the use of chemicals at work.Opinion
  • Opinion 1/94 (WTO Agreement)
    Opinion 1/94 (1994) ECR I-05267. Opinion of the Court of 15 November 1994. Competence of the Community to conclude international agreements concerning services and the protection of intellectual property - Article 228 (6) of the EC Treaty.Opinion
  • Case C-266/03 Commission v Luxembourg
    Case C-266/03 Commission of the European Communities v Grand Duchy of Luxemburg (2005) ECR I-04805; External powers, failure by a MS to fulfil its obligations, external competence of the Community (EU)Full Lisbonised Judgment
  • Case C-91/05 ECOWAS
    Case C-91/05 Commission of the European Communities v Council of the European Union (ECOWAS) (2008) ECR I-03651; External powers, action for annulment, common foreign and security policyFull Lisbonised Judgment
  • Case C-246/07 Commission v Sweden
    Case C-246/07 European Commission v Kingdom of Sweden (2010) ECR I-03317; External powers, failure of a MS to fulfil its obligations.Full Lisbonised Judgment
  • Case C-301/08 Bogiatzi
    Case C-301/08 Irène Bogiatzi, married name Ventouras v Deutscher Luftpool and Others (2009) ECR I-10185; External powers, time limit for bringing an action for damages in respect of harm suffered.Full Lisbonised Judgment
  • Case C-658/11 Parliament v Council (Pirates)
    Case C-658/11 European Palriament supported by European Commission v Council of the European Union supported by Czech Republic, French Republic, Italian Republic, Kingdom of Sweden, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (Pirates) (2014); External powers, action for annulment, common foreign and security policy, sovereignty, democracy.Full Lisbonised Judgment