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Notification on: 22.08.2017
Provisional deadline: 22.03.2018
Deadline extended by 10 working days under article 10(3)2 on 21.12.2017
Deadline suspension under Article 11(3) ended on 07.11.2017
Deadline suspended under Article 11(3) [date may differ from the Article 11(3) decision date] from 25.10.2017
Deadline extended by 10 working days under article 10(3)2 on 17.10.2017
Prior publication in Official Journal: C287 Of 31.08.2017
Concerns economic activity (NACE): K.66 - Activities auxiliary to financial services and insurance activities
C.23.19 - Manufacture and processing of other glass, including technical glassware
C.26.70 - Manufacture of optical instruments and photographic equipment
G.47.7 - Retail sale of other goods in specialised stores
G.47.9 - Retail trade not in stores, stalls or markets
Regulation: Council Regulation 139/2004
Decision(s): 01.03.2018: Art. 8(1)
                  C335 Of 20.09.2018
                  Press Release: IP/18/1442
                  en published on 09.08.2018

21.12.2017: Art. 10(3)

26.09.2017: Art. 6(1)(c)
                  C27 Of 25.01.2018
                  Press Release: IP/17/3481

Relation with other case(s): (none)
Other case related information(s): Section 1.2 of Form CO:
    en (21.08.2017) published on 25.08.2017

Final report of the Hearing Officer:
    en (21.02.2018) published on 09.08.2018

Opinion of the Advisory Committee:
    en (19.02.2018) published on 09.08.2018
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