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26.9.

98 EN Official Journal of the European Communities C 299/3

by citizens of the European Union residing in a 2. consideration of the questions submitted has not
Member State of which they are not nationals, the disclosed any factor of such a kind as to affect the
Kingdom of Belgium has failed to fulfil its obligations validity of Regulation (EC) No 3093/94.
under the first paragraph of Article 14 of that
Directive;
(1) OJ C 268, 14.10.1995.
(2) OJ L 333, 22.12.1994, p. 1.

2. orders the Kingdom of Belgium to pay the costs.

(1) OJ C 331, 1.11.1997.
(2) OJ L 368, 31.12.1994. p. 38.

JUDGMENT OF THE COURT
of 14 July 1998

in Case C-341/95 (reference for a preliminary ruling from
the Pretura Circondariale di Avezzano (Italy)): Gianni
Bettati v. Safety Hi-Tech Srl (1)
JUDGMENT OF THE COURT
of 14 July 1998 (Regulation (EC) No 3093/94 Ð Measures to protect the
ozone layer Ð Restrictions on the use of
in Case C-284/95 (reference for a preliminary ruling from hydrochlorofluorocarbons and halons Ð Validity)
the Giudice di Pace di Genova (Italy)): Safety Hi-Tech Srl
v. S. & T. Srl (1) (98/C 299/04)

(Regulation (EC) No 3093/94 Ð Measures to protect the
ozone layer Ð Restrictions on the use of
(Language of the case: Italian)
hydrochlorofluorocarbons and halons Ð Validity)

(98/C 299/03)

(Provisional translation; the definitive translation will be
(Language of the case: Italian) published in the European Court Reports)

In Case C-341/95: reference to the Court under Article 177
(Provisional translation; the definitive translation will be of the EC Treaty from the Pretura Circondariale di
published in the European Court Reports) Avezzano (Italy) for a preliminary ruling in the
proceedings pending before that court betrween Gianni
Bettati and Safety Hi-Tech Srl Ð on the validity of
Article 5 of Council Regulation (EC) No 3093/94 of
In Case C-284/95: reference to the Court under Article 177 15 December 1994 on substances that deplete the ozone
of the EC Treaty from the Giudice di Pace di Genova layer (2) Ð the Court, composed of: G. C. Rodríguez
(Italy) for a preliminary ruling in the proceedings pending Iglesias, President, C. Gulmann, H. Ragnemalm and M.
before that court between Safety Hi-Tech Srl and S. & T. Wathelet, Presidents of Chambers, G. F. Mancini, J. C.
Srl Ð on the interpretation and validity of Council Moitinho de Almeida, P. J. G. Kapteyn, D. A. O. Edward,
Regulation (EC) No 3093/94 of 15 December 1994 on P. Jann, L. Sevón and K. M. Ioannou (Rapporteur),
substances that deplete the ozone layer (2) Ð the Court, Judges; P. LeÂger, Advocate General; H. A. Rühl, Principal
composed of: G. C. Rodríguez Iglesias, President, C. Administrator, for the Registrar, has given a judgment on
Gulmann, H. Ragnemalm and M. Wathelet, Presidents of 14 July 1998 in which it ruled:
Chambers, G. F. Mancini, J. C. Moitinho de Almeida,
P. J. G. Kapteyn, D. A. O. Edward, P. Jann, L. Sevón and
K. M. Ioannou (Rapporteur), Judges; P. LeÂger, Advocate
General; H. A. Rühl, Principal Administrator, for the consideration of the question submitted has not disclosed
Registrar, has given a judgment on 14 July 1998 in which any factor of such a kind as to affect the validity of
it ruled: Council Regulation (EC) No 3093/94 of 15 December
1994 on substances that deplete the ozone layer.

1. Article 5 of Council Regulation (EC) No 3093/94 of (1) OJ C 351, 30.12.1995.
15 December 1994 on substances that deplete the (2) OJ L 333, 22.12.1994, p. 1.
ozone layer must be interpreted as prohibiting entirely
the use and, consequently, the marketing of
hydrochlorofluorocarbons for firefighting;