7.9.2015   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

C 294/3


Judgment of the Court (First Chamber) of 2 July 2015 (request for a preliminary ruling from the Schleswig-Holsteinisches Oberverwaltungsgericht — Germany) — Landesamt für Landwirtschaft, Umwelt und ländliche Räume des Landes Schleswig-Holstein v Uta Wree

(Case C-422/13) (1)

((References for a preliminary ruling - Agriculture - Common agricultural policy - Single payment scheme - Regulation (EC) No 73/2009 - Article 34(2)(a) - Concept of ‘area eligible for aid’ - Concept of ‘agricultural area’ - Area forming restored cover layer of a landfill site in after-care - Use for agricultural activities - Lawfulness))

(2015/C 294/03)

Language of the case: German

Referring court

Schleswig-Holsteinisches Oberverwaltungsgericht

Parties to the main proceedings

Applicant: Landesamt für Landwirtschaft, Umwelt und ländliche Räume des Landes Schleswig-Holstein

Defendant: Uta Wree

Operative part of the judgment

Article 34(2)(a) of Council Regulation (EC) No 73/2009 of 19 January 2009 establishing common rules for direct support schemes for farmers under the common agricultural policy and establishing certain support schemes for farmers, amending Regulations (EC) No 1290/2005, (EC) No 247/2006, (EC) No 378/2007 and repealing Regulation (EC) No 1782/2003 must be interpreted as meaning that an area which forms the cover layer of a landfill site in after-care constitutes an agricultural area within the meaning of that provision when it is actually used for permanent pasture.


(1)  OJ C 304, 19.10.2013.