Commission of the European Communities v United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland: ECJ 30 Apr 1999

The system in the UK of the government accepting undertakings from water companies as to the steps to be taken to comply with European regulations as to water standards had been used to allow non-compliance. The UK was in breach of requirements.


Times 30-Apr-1999, C-340/96, [1999] EUECJ C-340/96




Council Directive 80/778/EEC, Water Industry Act 1991

European, Utilities

Updated: 19 May 2022; Ref: scu.79307