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In a decision relating to harbour waste reception facilities, the European Court declared that by failing to draw up and implement waste reception and handling plans in respect of all ports, the Republic of Finland failed to fulfil its obligations under Articles 5(1) and 16(1) of Directive 2000/59/CE of the European Parliament and of the Council on port reception facilities for ship generated waste and cargo residues.

The Republic of Finland was ordered to bear the expense of the action.

Judgement: C-523/06 may be accessed via the website of the ECJ href=”http://www.curia.europa.eu” target=”_new”>here.

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