Official Journal of the European Union
Judgment of the Court (Tenth Chamber) of 9 December 2021 — Agrochem-Maks d.o.o. v European Commission, Kingdom of Sweden
(Case C-374/20 P) (1)
(Appeal - Plant protection products - Active substance - Regulation (EC) No 1107/2009 - Article 6(f) - Annex II, point 2.2 - Definition of ‘further confirmatory information’ - Implementing Regulation (EU) No 844/2012 - Article 13(3) - Non-renewal of approval of the active substance ‘oxasulfuron’ for its placing on the market - Scope of the rapporteur Member State’s decision to declare the application for renewal to be admissible - Right of that Member State and of the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) to require the applicant to provide further information - Right of the rapporteur Member State to amend its draft renewal assessment report - Precautionary principle)
Language of the case: English
Appellant: Agrochem-Maks d.o.o. (Zagreb, Croatia) (represented by: S. Pappas and A. Pappas, avocats)
Other parties to the proceedings: European Commission (represented by: X. Lewis, I. Naglis and G. Koleva, and subsequently by G. Koleva, acting as Agents), Kingdom of Sweden (represented by: J. Lundberg, O. Simonsson, C. Meyer-Seitz, A.M. Runeskjöld, H. Shev, H. Eklinder, R. Shahsavan Eriksson and M. Salborn Hodgson, acting as Agents)
Operative part of the judgment
Dismisses the appeal;
Orders Agrochems-Maks d.o.o. to bear its own costs and pay those incurred by the European Commission;
Orders the Kingdom of Sweden to bear its own costs.
(1) OJ C 329, 5.10.2020.