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SA.33829 Tonnage tax scheme and other State measures in favour of shipping companies in Malta

Member State: Malta
Primary Objective: Sectoral development
Legal basis primary: Art. 107(3)(c) TFEU Certain econ. activities/areas
Legal basis secondary: Transport - Community guidelines on State aid to maritime transport
Sector: H.50.2 - Sea and coastal freight water transport
Aid instrument: Tax base reduction
Case Type: Scheme
Duration: from 01.01.1973
Notification or Registration Date: 25.07.2012
DG Responsible: Competition DG


Decision on 25.07.2012: Decision to initiate the formal investigation procedure
Press release: IP/12/843
Decision Text: Letter to the Member State - authentic language   mt  pdf
  Letter to the Member State - working language   en  pdf
Publication on 25.09.2012: Official Journal: JOCE C/289/2012


Decision on 19.12.2017: Conditional decision
Negative decision with recovery
Press release: IP/17/5361
Decision Text: Letter to the Member State - authentic language   en  pdf
Published on 07.02.2018

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