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C 335/10 EN Official Journal of the European Communities 25.11.

2000

The principle of equal treatment, as laid down in Article 3(1) of The Combined Nomenclature as set out in Annex 1 of Commission
Regulation (EEC) No 1408/71 of the Council of 14 June 1971 on Regulation (EEC) No 3174/88 of 21 September 1988 amending
the application of social security schemes to employed persons, to self- Annex I to Council Regulation (EEC) No 2658/87 on the tariff and
employed persons and to members of their families moving within statistical nomenclature and on the Common Customs Tariff is to be
the Community, as amended by Council Regulation (EEC) No interpreted as meaning that a product made by adding rennet to
1945/93 of 30 June 1993, precludes national legislation which skimmed milk and made up of 54 % water, 0,9 % fat, 5,7 %
fixes the minimum amount of a cash benefit that can be paid to a phosphorous and 2 % salt and casein must be classified under tariff
Community national residing in another Member State at a higher subheading 0406 90 11‘Other cheese: — For processing’.
level than that required where that payment is made within the same
Member State, in circumstances where the payment to be sent to
another Member State does not involve expenses higher than those (1) OJ C 100 of 10.4.1999.
incurred in respect of the payment of the same benefit within the first
Member State.

(1) OJ C 174 of 19.6.1999.

JUDGMENT OF THE COURT

of 26 September 2000
JUDGMENT OF THE COURT

(Fifth Chamber) in Case C-205/98: Commission of the European Communi-
ties v Republic of Austria (1)
of 26 September 2000
(Failure of a Member State to fulfil obligations — Directive
in Case C-42/99 (reference for a preliminary ruling from 93/89/EEC — Tolls — Brenner motorway — Prohibition of
the Supremo Tribunal Administrativo, Portugal): Fábrica discrimination — Obligation to set toll rates by reference to
de Queijo Eru Portuguesa Ld.a v Tribunal Técnico the costs of the infrastructure network concerned)
Aduaneiro de Segunda Instância (1)
(2000/C 335/19)
(Free movement of goods — Common Customs Tariff —
Tariff heading — Cheese or casein — Regulation (EEC) No
3174/88) (Language of the case: Dutch)

(2000/C 335/18)
(Provisional translation; the definitive translation will be published
(Language of the case: Portuguese) in the European Court Reports)

In Case C-205/98: Commission of the European Communities
(Provisional translation; the definitive translation will be published (Agents: L. Pignataro and A. Buschmann) v Republic of Austria
in the European Court Reports) (Agents: H. Dossi) — application for a declaration that, by
raising from 1 July 1995 and from 1 February 1996 the tolls
In Case C-42/99: reference to the Court under Article 177 of for the whole Brenner motorway, a transit route through
the EC Treaty (now Article 234 EC) from the Supremo Austria used predominantly by goods vehicles of over 12
Tribunal Administrativo (Supreme Administrative Court) for a tonnes from other Member States, and by not imposing the
preliminary ruling in the proceedings pending before that said tolls only to cover the costs of constructing, operating
court between Fábrica de Queijo Eru Portuguesa Ld.a and and developing the Brenner motorway, the Republic of Austria
Tribunal Técnico Aduaneiro de Segunda Instância in the has failed to fulfil its obligations under Article 7(b) and Article
presence of: Ministério Público — on the interpretation of the 7(h) of Council Directive 93/89/EEC of 25 October 1993 on
Combined Nomenclature as set out in Annex I of Commission the application by Member States of taxes on certain vehicles
Regulation (EEC) No 3174/88 of 21 September 1988 used for the carriage of goods by road and tolls and charges
amending Annex I to Council Regulation (EEC) No 2658/87 for the use of certain infrastructures (OJ 1993 L 279, p. 32) —
on the tariff and statistical nomenclature and on the Common the Court, composed of: G.C. Rodrı́guez Iglesias, President,
Customs Tariff (OJ 1988 L 298 p. 1) — the Court (Fifth J.C. Moitinho de Almeida (Rapporteur), L. Sevón, R. Schintgen
Chamber), composed of: D.A.O. Edward, President of the (Presidents of Chambers), P.J.G. Kapteyn, C. Gulmann,
Chamber, L. Sevón, P.J.G. Kapteyn, H. Ragnemalm (Rappor- J.-P. Puissochet, P. Jann, M. Wathelet, V. Skouris and F. Macken,
teur) and M. Wathelet, Judges; N. Fennelly, Advocate General; Judges; A. Saggio, Advocate General; H.A. Rühl, Principal
H.A. Rühl, Principal Administrator, for the Registrar, has given Administrator, for the Registrar, has given a judgment on
a judgment on 26 September 2000, in which it has ruled: 26 September 2000, in which it:
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1. Declares that, by raising, on 1 July 1995 and 1 February for the award of public works contracts (OJ, English Special
1996, the tolls for the full itinerary on the Brenner motorway, Edition 1971 (II), p. 682), as amended by Council Directive
a transit route through Austria used predominantly by goods 89/440/EEC of 18 July 1989 (OJ 1989 L 210, p. 1), in
vehicles of a maximum permissible gross laden weight of not particular under Articles 12, 26 and 29 thereof, and under
less than 12 tonnes registered in other Member States, but not Council Directive 93/37/EEC of 14 June 1993 concerning the
for partial itineraries on that motorway, the great majority of coordination of procedures for the award of public works
the users of which are vehicles of a maximum permissible gross contracts (OJ 1993 L 199, p. 54), in particular under Articles
laden weight of not less than 12 tonnes used for the same type 8, 11, 22 and 30 thereof — the Court, composed of:
of transport and registered in Austria, and, second, by not G.C. Rodrı́guez Iglesias, President, J.C. Moitinho de Almeida,
applying the abovementioned tolls only in order to cover the D.A.O. Edward, L. Sevón and R. Schintgen (Presidents of
costs linked with the construction, operation and development Chambers), J.-P. Puissochet, P. Jann, H. Ragnemalm and
of the Brenner motorway, the Republic of Austria has failed to V. Skouris (Rapporteur), Judges; S. Alber, Advocate General;
fulfil its obligations under, respectively, Article 7(b) and Article D. Louterman-Hubeau, Principal Administrator, for the Regis-
7(h) of Council Directive 93/89/EEC on the application by trar, has given a judgment on 26 September 2000, in which it:
Member States of taxes on certain vehicles used for the carriage
of goods by road and tolls and charges for the use of certain 1. Declares that, in the course of the various procedures for the
infrastructures; award of public works contracts for the construction and
maintenance of school buildings conducted by the Nord-Pas-
2. Orders the Republic of Austria to pay the costs. de-Calais Région and the Département du Nord over a period
of three years, the French Republic has failed to fulfil its
obligations under Article 59 of the EC Treaty (now, after
(1) OJ C 234 of 25.7.1998. amendment, Article 49 EC) as well as under Articles 12(5),
26 and 29(2) of Council Directive 71/305/EEC of 26 July
1971 concerning the coordination of procedures for the award
of public works contracts, as amended by Council Directive
89/440/EEC of 18 July 1989, and under Articles 8(3),
11(5), 22(2) and 30(2) of Council Directive 93/37/EEC of
14 June 1993 concerning the coordination of procedures for
the award of public works contracts;
JUDGMENT OF THE COURT 2. Dismisses the application as to the remainder;

of 26 September 2000 3. Orders the French Republic and the Commission of the
European Communities to bear their own costs.
in Case C-225/98: Commission of the European Communi-
ties v French Republic (1) (1) OJ C 258 of 15.8.1998.

(Failure of a Member State to fulfil its obligations — Public
works contracts — Directives 71/305/EEC, as amended by
Directive 89/440/EEC, and 93/37/EEC — Construction and
maintenance of school buildings by the Nord-Pas-de-Calais JUDGMENT OF THE COURT
Région and the Département du Nord)
(Fifth Chamber)
(2000/C 335/20)
of 26 September 2000

(Language of the case: French) in Case C-322/98 (reference for a preliminary ruling from
Landesarbeitsgericht Hamburg): Bärbel Kachelmann v
Bankhaus Hermann Lampe KG (1)
(Provisional translation; the definitive translation will be published
(Social policy — Male and female workers — Access to
in the European Court Reports)
employment and working conditions — Equal treatment —
Conditions governing dismissal)
In Case C-225/98: Commission of the European Communities
(Agent: M. Nolin) v French Republic (Agents: K. Rispal- (2000/C 335/21)
Bellanger and A. Viéville-Bréville) application for a declaration
that, in the course of the various procedures for the award of
(Language of the case: German)
public works contracts for the construction and maintenance
of school buildings conducted by the Nord-Pas-de-Calais
Région and the Département du Nord over a period of three (Provisional translation; the definitive translation will be published
years, the French Republic has failed to fulfil its obligations in the European Court Reports)
under Article 59 of the EC Treaty (now, after amendment,
Article 49 EC) as well as under Council Directive 71/305/EEC In Case C-322/98: reference to the Court under Article 177 of
of 26 July 1971 concerning the coordination of procedures the EC Treaty (now Article 234 EC) by the Audiencia Provincial