Tag Archives: EU legislation

EC refers Greece and Italy to Court for failure to enforce ban on cages for laying hens

Brussels, 30-4-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Today, the European Commission decided to take Greece and Italy to the Court of Justice of the European Union over the failure to correctly implement Directive 1999/74/EC banning “un-enriched cages” (battery cages). The political decision for the ban on “un-enriched” … Read the full press release

EESC: There is no single market without a single European airspace

19-4-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — A single European airspace will not emerge without greater leadership from the European Commission and a better enforcement of EU legislation, said the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) during its April plenary session. The warning came … Read the full press release

The European Commission has serious concerns over the compatibility of the Fourth Amendment to the Hungarian Fundamental Law with EU legislation

Brussels, 12-4-2013 — /europawire.eu/ —  In a letter sent to Prime Minister Viktor Orbán today, President Barroso, while noting Prime Minister Orbán’s reassurances on Hungary’s and the Hungarian government’s willingness and commitment to fully respect European Union values and law, confirms … Read the full press release