Cockerill-Sambre v Commission: ECJ 26 Nov 1985

ECJ 1. Notice of an ECSC individual decision addressed to an undertaking may be properly and validly given at the latter’s registered office, even if the undertaking has asked the commission to give notice at another address.
2. If notice of an ECSC individual decision has been properly and validly given at the registered office of the undertaking to which it is addressed, neither the fact that the commission did not reply to the undertaking’s letters seeking to have notice given at another address, nor the undertaking’s internal problems of communication constitute unforeseeable circumstances or force majeure within the meaning of article 39 of the statute of the court of justice of the european coal and steel community.


C-42/85, [1985] EUECJ C-42/85




Updated: 22 May 2022; Ref: scu.134046