12.10.2015   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

C 337/5


Request for a preliminary ruling from the Conseil d’État (France) lodged on 16 July 2015 — Association France Nature Environnement v Premier ministre, Ministre de l’écologie, du développement durable et de l’énergie

(Case C-379/15)

(2015/C 337/06)

Language of the case: French

Referring court

Conseil d’État

Parties to the main proceedings

Applicant: Association France Nature Environnement

Defendants: Premier ministre, Ministre de l’écologie, du développement durable et de l’énergie

Questions referred

1)

Should a national court, exercising its general jurisdiction under EU law, in all cases request a preliminary ruling from the Court of Justice of the European Union so that it can determine whether provisions held by the national court to be contrary to EU law should be maintained temporarily in force?

2)

If the answer to that first question is in the affirmative, is the decision that may be made by the Conseil d’État to maintain, until 1 January 2016, the effects of the provisions of the Article 1 of the Decree of 2 May 2012 concerning the assessment of certain plans and documents having an impact on the environment, which it holds to be illegal, justified in particular by an overriding consideration linked to the protection of the environment?