Litigation Recent Decisions 27/09/94

EC: not responsible for Irish agriculture ministry decision

Licensing meat imports in EC

Emerald Meats Ltd v Commission of the European Commission Cases C-100/90, C-317/90, C-129/91 (1994) (CJEC (Full court))

Summary: Member states are responsible for preparing lists of applicants for meat import licences and not the EC.

Irish meat company's application for annulment of the EC provisions for the allocation of meat import quotas and the issue of licences and for damages for refusal to include applicant's customers require- ments in frozen beef quotas.