25.2.2012   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

C 58/7


Judgment of the General Court (Seventh Chamber) of 17 January 2012 — Italy v Commission

(Case T-135/07) (1)

(Health policy - Avian influenza - Italian market in poultrymeat - Request of the Italian authorities to adopt exceptional measures to support the market - Commission decision rejecting that request)

2012/C 58/10

Language of the case: Italian

Parties

Applicant: Italian Republic (represented by: G. Aieelo, G. Palmieri, lawyers, and by M. Moretto, lawyer)

Defendant: European Commission (represented by: C. Cattabriga, Agent)

Re:

Application for annulment of the Commission’s decision of 7 February 2007 rejecting the request of the Italian authorities to adopt exceptional measures to support the Italian market in poultrymeat within the meaning of Article 14 of Regulation (EEC) No 2777/75 of the Council of 29 October 1975 on the common organisation of the market in poultrymeat (OJ 1975 L 282, p. 77).

Operative part of the judgment

The Court:

1.

Annuls the Commission’s decision of 7 February 2007 rejecting the request of the Italian authorities to adopt exceptional measures to support the Italian market in poultrymeat within the meaning of Article 14 of Regulation (EEC) No 2777/75 of the Council of 29 October 1975 on the common organisation of the market in poultrymeat;

2.

Orders the European Commission to pay the costs.


(1)  OJ C 140, 23.6.2007.