Infringements – Motor insurance

Latest infringements

18.09.2008 The Commission has decided to refer the United Kingdom to the European Court of Justice

ongoing

19.10.2004 Infringement proceedings against Greece for failure to apply European laws

ongoing

23.7.2004 Commission calls on Luxembourg to stop imposing a compulsory system of motor vehicle excesses

ongoing

15.5.2003 Commission refers the Netherlands to the European Court of Justice

closed

10.4.2003 Commission moves to ensure five Member States apply EU laws

closed

25.2.2003 Judgement of the Court in case C-59/01, Commission vs. Italy: Motor insurance Price freeze Italiano
Press release

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Infringements by Member State

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Austria / /

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Belgium 25.10.2001 Motor insurance: Commission calls on Belgium and Finland to withdraw their mandatory no-claims bonus systems

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Denmark / /

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Finland 22.3.2002 Commission calls on Finland to stop excluding car passengers from cover when a driver is under influence of alcohol

closed

  25.10.2001 Motor insurance: Commission calls on Belgium and Finland to withdraw their mandatory no-claims bonus system

closed

France 10.4.2003 Commission moves to ensure five Member States apply EU laws

closed

  6.1.2003 Commission moves against 13 Member States for failure to implement EU legislation

closed

21.3.2002 Commission decides to refer France and Luxembourg to Court of Justice

ongoing

  28.3.2001 Motor insurance: Commission requests France to withdraw its mandatory no-claims bonus system

ongoing

Germany / /

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Greece 19.10.2004 Infringement proceedings against Greece for failure to apply European laws

ongoing

  6.1.2003 Commission moves against 13 Member States for failure to implement EU legislation

closed

12.9.2002 Judgement of the Court in case C-312/01, Commission vs. Greece

closed

28.7.2000 Commission pursues legal action against Greece over breakdown assistance

closed

Ireland 10.4.2003 Commission moves to ensure five Member States apply EU laws

closed

  6.1.2003 Commission moves against 13 Member States for failure to implement EU legislation

closed

26.7.2001 Commission asks Ireland to desist from random checks

closed

Italy 10.4.2003 Commission moves to ensure five Member States apply EU laws

closed

  25.2.2003 Judgement of the Court in case C-59/01, Commission vs. Italy: Motor insurance Price freeze Italiano
Press release

closed

6.1.2003 Commission moves against 13 Member States for failure to implement EU legislation

closed

21.12.2000 Motor vehicle insurance/Italy: Commission to refer price freeze to the Court of Justice

closed

  25.10.2000 Motor insurance: the Commission decides to ask Italy to end its price freeze

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  12.7.2000 Motor vehicle insurance: Commission starts infringement proceedings against Italy

closed

Luxembourg 23.7.2004 Commission calls on Luxembourg to stop imposing a compulsory system of motor vehicle excesses

ongoing

  10.4.2003 Commission moves to ensure five Member States apply EU laws

closed

  6.1.2003 Commission moves against 13 Member States for failure to implement EU legislation

closed

21.3.2002 Commission decides to refer France and Luxembourg to Court of Justice

ongoing

  8.2.2002 Commission calls on Luxembourg to withdraw its mandatory no-claims bonus system

ongoing

Netherlands 15.5.2003 Commission refers the Netherlands to the European Court of Justice

closed

  6.1.2003 Commission moves against 13 Member States for failure to implement EU legislation

closed

Portugal 10.4.2003 Commission moves to ensure five Member States apply EU laws

closed

  6.1.2003 Commission moves against 13 Member States for failure to implement EU legislation

closed

Spain 1.8.1996 Infringement proceedings against Germany and Spain Spain: Motor insurance

closed

Sweden / /

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United Kingdom 13.2.2003 Commission asks United Kingdom to ensure compensation for damage to property caused by stolen vehicles

closed

6.1.2003 Commission moves against 13 Member States for failure to implement EU legislation

closed

Last update: 17.04.2012