Official Journal of the European Union
Judgment of the Court (Eighth Chamber) of 13 January 2022 — European Commission v Slovak Republic
(Case C-683/20) (1)
(Failure of a Member State to fulfil obligations - Environment - Directive 2002/49/EC - Assessment and management of environmental noise - Major roads and major railways - Article 8(2) - Action plans - Article 10(2) - Annex VI - Summaries of action plans - Failure to communicate to the Commission within the prescribed period)
Language of the case: Slovak
Applicant: European Commission (represented by: R. Lindenthal and M. Noll-Ehlers, acting as Agents)
Defendant: Slovak Republic (represented by: B. Ricziová, acting as Agent)
Operative part of the judgment
Declares that, by failing, first, to draw up action plans for the major roads and major railways referred to in the annex to this judgment, and, secondly, by not communicating to the European Commission summaries of those action plans, the Slovak Republic has failed to fulfil its obligations under Article 8(2) and under Article 10(2) of Directive 2002/49/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 25 June 2002 relating to the assessment and management of environmental noise, read in conjunction with Annex VI thereto, respectively;
Orders the Slovak Republic to pay the costs.
(1) OJ C 53, 15.2.2021.