Commission v Netherlands: ECJ 10 Jul 2003

ECJ Failure of a Member State to fulfil its obligations – Directive 91/439/CEE. The directive required member states to introduce a system to recognise community driving licences. The Netherlands had instituted a system which made difficult the continued use of a community licence.
Held: The system set down in Netherlands conflicted with the directive in several ways.


C-246/00, [2003] EUECJ C-246/00, [2003] ECR I-7485




Council Directive 91/439/CEE


CitedSkanavi and Chryssanthakopoulos (Judgment) ECJ 29-Feb-1996
Any formalities required in order to have a driving licence issued in one Member State recognised in another Member State constitute an obstacle to the free movement of persons, and are in breach of the Treaty.
Commission v Spain ECJ 9-Sep-2004
The commission complained at the system introduced by the member that any driver taking up residence in Spain had to register his driving licence or lose the ability to use it as authority to drive.
Held: The system was contrary to the . .
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European, Road Traffic

Updated: 07 June 2022; Ref: scu.184687