Official Journal of the European Union

C 190/24

Action brought on 9 June 2006 — Italian Republic v Commission

(Case T-157/06)

(2006/C 190/44)

Language of the case: Italian


Applicant: Italian Republic (represented by: Paolo Gentili, Avvocato dello Stato)

Defendant: Commission of the European Communities

Form of order sought

Annul the European Commission's Memorandum No 2984 of 31 March 2006 concerning the PEP Sicilia Programme (claim for payment No 2005 0601) containing a request to ‘comply with the conditions set out in Commissioner Barnier's letter of 29 July 2003 as to the eligibility of payments on account made in the contex of aid schemes’, together with all connected and prior acts.

Order the defendant to pay the costs.

Pleas in law and main arguments

The pleas in law and main arguments are similar to those relied on in Case T-345/04 Italian Republic v Commission. (1)

(1)  OJ C 262, 23.10.2004, p. 55.