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Infringements (Archive)

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2009
20.11.2009 Commission requests information from Greece on compliance with Court judgments on engineers and implementation of EU rules (IP/09/1754)
29.10.2009 Commission acts to ensure that Belgium, Greece, Luxembourg and the United Kingdom implement EU law (IP/09/1621)
08.10.2009 Commission formally requests Luxembourg to amend national legislation on training requirements for general care nurses (IP/09/1468)
Commission acts to ensure that EU veterinary diplomas are recognised in Greece (IP/09/1472)
Nationality requirement for notaries: the European Commission brings a case before the European Court of Justice to ensure non-discrimination in Portugal (IP/09/1471)
Commission takes action to ensure that Luxembourg and Portugal implement EU rules (IP/09/1473)
25.06.2009 Professional qualifications: Commission formally requests Greece to amend rules on language requirements for qualified EU teachers (IP/09/1001)
Commission takes action to ensure that the Czech Republic, France and Luxembourg implement EU rules (IP/09/1005)
14.04.2009 The Commission sends a letter of formal notice to Spain regarding air traffic controllers (IP/09/575)
  Commission requests Greece for information on compliance with Court judgment on engineers (IP/09/576)
  Commission sends formal request to Germany concerning manual therapists (IP/09/578)
  Commission acts to ensure that Luxembourg implements EU law (IP/09/579)
2008
16.10.2008 Recognition of professional qualifications – Germany, Hungary, Luxembourg, Poland, Sweden, and the United Kingdom (IP/08/1520)
18.09.2008 Commission acts to ensure that 12 Member States implement EU laws (IP/08/1368)
  Commission requests information on Spain's compliance with Court judgement on hospital pharmacists (IP/08/1350)
05.06.2008 Commission acts to ensure eight Member States implement EU laws  (IP/08/864)
  Commission refers Italy and Poland to Court of Justice over non-implementation of EU laws (IP/08/865)
  Commission requests information on Germany's compliance with Court of Justice judgement (IP/08/866)
06.05.2008 Commission acts to ensure that Portugal and the United Kingdom implement EU laws (IP/08/687)
03.04.2008 Infringement proceedings against Belgium, the Czech Republic and Spain (IP/08/504)
  Commission acts to ensure eight Member States implement EU laws (IP/08/503)
28.02.2008 Infringement proceedings against France (IP/08/327)
2007
17.10.2007 Commission acts to ensure 22 Member States implement EU laws (IP/07/1521)
  Nationality requirements for notaries: the Commission takes steps to ensure compliance with the principle of non-discrimination in eight Member States (IP/07/1510)
27.06.2007 Nationality requirements for notaries: Commission takes seven Member States to Court of Justice (IP/07/915)
27.06.2007 Infringement proceedings against Greece and Luxembourg (IP/07/916)
21.03.2007 Infringement proceedings against France and Luxembourg (IP/07/358)
2006
13.12.2006 Infringement proceedings against Portugal and Spain (IP/06/1789)
13.12.2006 Infringement proceedings against Germany (IP/06/1788)
13.12.2006 Infringement proceedings against France (IP/06/1787)
12.10.2006 Commission acts to ensure correct implementation of EU law in France and Luxembourg (IP/06/1379)
12.10.2006 Recognition of professional qualifications: France (IP/06/1354)
12.10.2006 Nationality requirements for notaries: Commission acts to ensure correct implementation of EU law in 16 Member States (IP/06/1385)
30.06.2006 Recognition of professional qualifications: France (IP/06/900)
29.06.2006 Infringement procedures against France, Greece and Spain (IP/06/888)
19.04.2006 Infringement procedures against Spain, France and Greece (IP/06/504)
19.04.2006 Commission acts to ensure 19 Member States implement EU laws (IP/06/503)
10.01.2006 Czech Republic: recognition of dental and medical qualifications (IP/06/14)
2005
20.12.2005 Professional qualifications: infringement procedures against Portugal, Greece and France; closure of case against Italy (IP/05/1635)
15.07.2005 European Commission has formally asked France and Spain to correct breaches of EU law on professional qualifications (IP/05/940)
22.03.2005 Portuguese requirement for architects qualified in other Member States to pass an examination breaches EU law  
2004
21.12.2004 Commission takes Germany and Luxembourg to the Court DeutschFrançais
25.10.2004 Commission tells Italy to allow guides with tourist groups from other Member States to work at Italian sites  
19.10.2004 Infringement proceeding against Sweden for failure to apply European laws  
16.07.2004 Infringement procedures against Luxembourg, United-Kingdom, Germany, Austria and Portugal DeutschFrançaisPortuguês
01.04.2004 Commission asks Greece to implement European law  
09.02.2004 Commission asks Portugal and Italy to apply European law  
2003
19.12.2003 Commission decides to bring France before the Court of Justice over tourist guides  
13.11.2003 The Italian authorities cannot refuse enrolment in the register of "praticanti" to the holder of "maitrise en droit" issued in another Member State  
17.10.2003 Commission tells twelve Member States to implement qualifications and insurance laws  
16.07.2003 Commission takes action to ensure compliance with ECJ judgments in Italy, Spain and Ireland  
28.04.2003 Commission protects the free movement of goods and services in France, Italy and the Netherlands  
07.04.2003 Commission calls on France and Greece to comply with Community law  
19.02.2003 Commission pursues infringement procedures against Greece, Portugal and France  
2002
29.10.2002 Four Member States before the Court  
25.07.2002 Germany, Spain, Ireland, Italy, the Netherlands, Austria and the United Kingdom before the Court of Justice  
01.07.2002 Iinfringement procedures against Austria, Belgium, Ireland, Germany and Greece  
18.04.2002 Infringement procedures against eleven Member States  
11.04.2002 Infringement proceedings against Greece and France  
18.03.2002 Six Member States to be referred to Court  
2001
30.07.2001 Infringement procedures against Austria, Greece, France, Spain and Italy  
09.02.2001 Commission continues infringement proceedings against Italy, France and Germany in respect of the mutual recognition of qualifications  
2000
11.01.2000 Commission pursues infringement cases concerning health professions against Spain, Portugal, France, the Netherlands and Ireland  
1999
29.07.1999 Commission decides to pursue infringement cases against France, Greece, the Netherlands, Italy, Ireland, Portugal and Belgium  
12.07.1999 Commission decides to refer Italy and Spain to European Court of Justice  
1998
16.12.1998 Infringement proceedings against Belgium, Italy and Portugal  
15.10.1998 Belgium, France and Germany: cases resolved  
27.07.1998 Infringement proceedings against France, Portugal, Greece, Italy, Belgium, Germany and Spain  
16.04.1998 Commission institutes proceedings against Italy  
07.04.1998 Infringement proceedings against Italy and Portugal  
1997
19.12.1997 Infringement proceedings against Greece and France  
11.12.1997 Commission proposes financial penalties against Greece  

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