Official Journal of the European Union

C 141/20

Order of the Court (Second Chamber) of 24 March 2009 (reference for a preliminary ruling from the Rechtbank van koophandel Hasselt (Belgium)) — NV de Nationale Loterij v BVBA Customer Service Agency

(Case C-525/06) (1)

(Appeal against a judgment making a reference for a preliminary ruling - Appeal court giving judgment itself in the main proceedings - No need to reply)

2009/C 141/34

Language of the case: Dutch

Referring court

Rechtbank van koophandel Hasselt

Parties to the main proceedings

Applicant: NV de Nationale Loterij

Defendant: BVBA Customer Service Agency


Reference for a preliminary ruling — Rechtbank van koophandel te Hasselt — Interpretation of Article 49 EC — National lottery holding on the territory of a Member State a statutory monopoly seeking to limit addiction to gambling but advertising regularly in order to promote participation in the lottery — National legislation prohibiting the sale by other undertakings seeking to make a profit, without authorisation of the national lottery, of group participation forms

Operative part

There is no need to reply to the reference for a preliminary ruling in Case C-525/06.

(1)  OJ C 42, 24.2.2007.