Official Journal of the European Union

C 249/7

Action brought on 30 August 2006 — Commission of the European Communities v Hellenic Republic

(Case C-358/06)

(2006/C 249/15)

Language of the case: Greek


Applicant: Commission of the European Communities (represented by: M. Konstantinidis and B. Schima)

Defendant: Hellenic Republic

Form of order sought

declare that, by not adopting, and in any event by not notifying to the Commission, the laws, regulations and administrative provisions necessary to comply with Directive 2003/105/EC (1) of the European Parliament and of the Council of 16 December 2003 amending Council Directive 96/82/EC on the control of major-accident hazards involving dangerous substances, the Hellenic Republic has failed to fulfil its obligations under that directive;

order the Hellenic Republic to pay the costs.

Pleas in law and main arguments

The time-limit for transposition of the directive into domestic law expired on 1 July 2005.

(1)  OJ L 345, 31.12.2003, p. 97.