Official Journal of the European Union

C 249/14

Action brought on 14 August 2006 — Italian Republic v Commission

(Case T-222/06)

(2006/C 249/34)

Language of the case: Italian


Applicant: Italian Republic (represented by: Paolo Gentili, lawyer)

Defendants: Commission of the European Communities

Form of order sought

The Court is asked to:

annul Memorandum No 04673 of 6 June 2006 of the European Commission, Directorate-General for Regional Policy — Programmes and projects in Cyprus, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Malta and the Netherlands — concerning payments made by the Commission which differ from the amount requested. Ref. Programme SPD Piemonte (No CCI 2000 IT 16 2 DO 007);

annul all related and prior measures and, consequently, order the Commission of the European Communities 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.