Official Journal of the European Union
Judgment of the Court (Eighth Chamber) of 24 March 2022 (Request for a preliminary ruling from the Conseil d’État — Belgium) — CT, Ferme de la Sarte SPRL v Région wallonne
(Case C-726/20) (1)
(Reference for a preliminary ruling - Common agricultural policy (CAP) - European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development (EAFRD) funding - Regulation (EU) No 1305/2013 - Article 17(1)(b) - Investment support concerning the processing, marketing and/or development of agricultural products covered by Annex I to the TFEU - Concept of ‘agricultural products’ - Concept of ‘live trees’ and ‘other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage’ - Turf rolls for the fitting-out of green roofs)
Language of the case: French
Parties to the main proceedings
Applicants: CT, Ferme de la Sarte SPRL
Defendant: Région wallonne
Operative part of the judgment
Article 17(1)(b) of Regulation (EU) No 1305/2013 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 17 December 2013 on support for rural development by the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development (EAFRD) and repealing Council Regulation (EC) No 1698/2005 must be interpreted as meaning that the concept of ‘agricultural products covered by Annex I to the TFEU’ in that provision covers plants used for making green roofs, such as turf rolls, so that tangible investments concerning them are eligible for aid under the rural development support measure referred to in that provision.
(1) OJ C 79, 8.3.2021.