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European Commission sends Reasoned Opinion to Slovakia, for transposition of directive 2009/22/EC

 |  February 28, 2012

The European Commission has sent Slovakia a Reasoned Opinion, asking Slovakia to ensure that directive 2009/22/EC be transposed in an adequate and timely manner. The directive enables a Member State’s consumer association or a public consumer protection organization to enjoin another Member State’s commercial operator until a final judgment is reached.

Consumer groups in Slovakia cannot request an injunction in the areas of services in the internal market and certain contracts. Slovakia had committed to compliance after an European Commission infringement procedure in September 2011. If Slovakia does not provide a satisfactory response to the Reasoned Opinion within two months, the Commission can refer Slovakia to the ECJ.

Source: EC Press Release


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