12.10.2015   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

C 337/11


Request for a preliminary ruling from the Lietuvos vyriausiasis administracinis teismas (Lithuania) lodged on 10 August 2015 — Lietuvos Respublikos aplinkos ministerijos Aplinkos projektų valdymo agentūra v UAB ‘Alytaus regiono atliekų tvarkymo centras’

(Case C-436/15)

(2015/C 337/13)

Language of the case: Lithuanian

Referring court

Lietuvos vyriausiasis administracinis teismas

Parties to the main proceedings

Appellant: Lietuvos Respublikos aplinkos ministerijos Aplinkos projektų valdymo agentūra

Other parties: UAB ‘Alytaus regiono atliekų tvarkymo centras’, Lietuvos Respublikos finansų ministerija, UAB ‘Skirnuva’, UAB ‘Parama’, UAB ‘Alkesta’, UAB ‘Dzūkijos statyba’

Questions referred

1.

What constitutes a ‘multiannual programme’ within the meaning of Article 3(1) of Council Regulation (EC, Euratom) No 2988/95 of 18 December 1995 (1) on the protection of the European Communities’ financial interests?

2.

Do projects such as No 2001/LT/16/P/PE/003: ‘Establishment of a waste management system for the Alytus Region’, which was granted support by Commission Decision No PH(2001)5367 of 13 December 2001 approving Measure 2001 LT 16 P PE 003, as amended by Commission Decision No PH/2002/9380 of 23 December 2002, correspond to the concept of a ‘multiannual programme’ set out in Article 3(1) of Council Regulation (EC, Euratom) No 2988/95 of 18 December 1995 on the protection of the European Communities’ financial interests?

3.

If the answer to the second question is ‘yes’: what point in time should be regarded as constituting the start of the limitation period for proceedings under Article 3(1) of Council Regulation (EC, Euratom) No 2988/95 of 18 December 1995 on the protection of the European Communities’ financial interests?


(1)  OJ 1995 L 312, p. 1.