Federacion de Distribuidores Cinematograficos v Spanish State: ECJ 4 May 1993

(Rec 1993,p I-2239) (SV93-181) (Judgment) 1. Freedom to provide services – Provisions of the Treaty – Field of application – Exploitation, in a Member State, in a cinema or on television of cinematographic films produced in other Member States – Inclusion
(EEC Treaty, Art. 59 et seq.)
2. Freedom to provide services – Restrictions – Rules linking the grant of licences to dub cinematographic films from third countries to the distribution of national films – Discriminatory effect with regard to producers established in other Member States – Not permissible – Derogations – Grounds of public policy – Pursuit of objectives of an economic nature – Not permissible
(EEC Treaty, Arts 56 and 59)


C-17/92, [1993] EUECJ C-17/92






Updated: 01 June 2022; Ref: scu.160850