Opinion of Mr Advocate General Cruz Villalón delivered on 19 July 2012. # European Commission v Kingdom of Belgium. # Failure of a Member State to fulfil obligations - Article 56 TFEU - Freedom to provide services - National legislation which imposes a prior declaration requirement on self-employed service providers established in other Member States - Criminal penalties - Obstacle to freedom to provide services - Objectively justified distinction - Overriding requirements in the public interest - Prevention of fraud - Protection against unfair competition - Protection of self-employed workers - Proportionality. # Case C-577/10.
Commission v Belgium
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