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Press Release :: Telecoms: Commission refers Belgium and Poland to Court of Justice

Commission refers Poland and Belgium to the European Court of Justice

(31/01/2008) In a new round of infringement proceedings for Telecoms Rules, the European Commission has decided to refer two cases to the European Court of Justice, and opened two new infringement proceedings. Three reasoned opinions, the second stage of an infringement proceeding, have also been sent and eight infringement cases are now closed. The most important issue of this round of telecoms infringement proceedings is the independence of national telecoms regulators.

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Commission Press Room: IP/08/142

See also: New round of infringement proceedings under the EU telecoms rules: What are the issues?