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12.4.

2008 EN Official Journal of the European Union C 92/23

Action brought on 25 February 2008 — Commission of Action brought on 25 February 2008 — Commission of
the European Communities v Republic of Malta the European Communities v Hellenic Republic

(Case C-82/08)
(Case C-76/08)
(2008/C 92/44)
(2008/C 92/43)
Language of the case: Greek

Language of the case: English

Parties

Applicant: Commission of the European Communities (repre-


sented by: J. Enegren and M. Patakia, acting as Agents)
Parties
Defendant: Hellenic Republic

Applicant: Commission of the European Communities (repre-


sented by: D. Recchia and D. Lawunmi, Agents) Form of order sought

Defendant: Republic of Malta The Court is asked to:


— Declare that, by not adopting the laws regulations and
administrative provisions necessary to comply with Council
Directive 2003/72/EC (1) of 22 July 2003 supplementing
the Statute for a European Cooperative Society with regard
The applicant claims that the Court should:
to the involvement of employees, and in any event by not
informing the Commission of such measures, the Hellenic
— declare that, by failing to meet the conditions set out in Republic has failed to fulfil its obligations under that direc-
Article 9 of Council Directive 79/409/EEC on the conserva- tive.
tion of wild birds (1) the Republic of Malta has failed to fulfil — Order the Hellenic Republic to pay the costs.
its obligations under Article 7 of the said Directive for the
hunting of Quails (coturnix coturnix) and Turtle Doves (strep-
topelia turtur) on spring migration; Pleas in law and main arguments

— order the Republic of Malta to pay the costs. The period allowed for the transposition of Directive
2003/72/EC into national law expired on 18 August 2006.

Pleas in law and main arguments (1) OJ L 207, 18.8.2003, p. 25.

Council Directive 79/409/EEC on the conservation of wild birds


concerns the conservation of all species of naturally occurring
birds in the wild state in the European Territory of the Member
States to which the Treaty applies. It establishes measures for
the protection, management and control of these species and
lays down the rules for their exploitation. Since accession to Action brought on 26 February 2008 — Commission of
European Union on 1 May 2004, the Maltese authorities have the European Communities v Czech Republic
exercised the right to apply the derogation in Article 9(1) of the
directive for the hunting of Quails and Turtle Doves during the (Case C-87/08)
spring migration period when they return to their rearing
ground in a number of countries north of the Mediterranean
(2008/C 92/45)
Sea. The question raised in the present proceedings is whether
the Maltese authorities fall within the scope of the derogation in
Article 9(1) which would permit the hunting of the species in Language of the case: Czech
question in Malta during the spring migration on the basis that
there is no other satisfactory solution.

Parties
1
( ) OJ L 103, p. 1.
Applicant: Commission of the European Communities (repre-
sented by: P. Dejmek, Agent)

Defendant: Czech Republic


C 92/24 EN Official Journal of the European Union 12.4.2008

Form of order sought Order of the President of the Fifth Chamber of the Court
of 13 February 2008 — Commission of the European
Communities v Kingdom of Belgium
— declare that, by failing to adopt all such laws, regulations
and administrative provisions necessary to comply with (Case C-8/07) (1)
Commission Directive 2006/73/EC of 10 August 2006
implementing Directive 2004/39/EC of the European (2008/C 92/47)
Parliament and of the Council as regards organisational
requirements and operating conditions for investment firms Language of the case: Dutch
and defined terms for the purposes of that Directive (1), or
in any event, by failing to inform the Commission thereof, The President of the Fifth Chamber has ordered that the case be
the Czech Republic has failed to fulfil its obligations under removed from the register.
Article 53(1) of that directive;

— order Czech Republic to pay the costs. (1) OJ C 69, 24.3.2007.

Pleas in law and main arguments

The period for implementing the directive into the domestic Order of the President of the Eighth Chamber of the Court
legal order expired on 31 January 2007. of 30 January 2008 — Commission of the European
Communities v Kingdom of Spain

(1) OJ 2006 L 241, p. 26. (Case C-22/07) (1)

(2008/C 92/48)

Language of the case: Spanish

The President of the Eighth Chamber has ordered that the case
be removed from the register.

(1) OJ C 56, 10.3.2007.

Order of the President of the Court of 11 February 2008


— Commission of the European Communities v Republic
of Poland

(Case C-423/06) (1)


Order of the President of the Court of 6 December 2007
— Ter Lembeek International NV v Commission of the
(2008/C 92/46) European Communities

(Case C-28/07 P) (1)


Language of the case: Polish
(2008/C 92/49)

Language of the case: Dutch


The President of the Court has ordered that the case be
removed from the register. The President of the Court has ordered that the case be
removed from the register.

(1) OJ C 326, 30.12.2006.


(1) OJ C 82, 14.4.2007.