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European Commission v Republic of Malta

Country/Territory
European Union, Malta
Type of court
International court
Date
Jun 21, 2018
Source
UNEP, InforMEA
Court name
European Court of Justice
Seat of court
Luxembourg
Judge
L. Bay Larsen, J. Malenovský, M. Safjan, D. Šváby, M. Vilaras
Reference number
C-557/15
Language
English
Subject
Wild species & ecosystems
Keyword
Protection of species Wild fauna
Abstract

The Republic of Malta has violated obligations in context of Directive 2009/147/EC on the Conservation of Wild Birds, by issueing a deviating regulation that allows the live trap seven species of wild finches.

Full text
C-557_15.pdf

References

Cites

Conservation of Wild Birds Regulations, 2006 (L.N. 79 of 2006).

Legislation | Malta | 2006 | Repealed

Keyword: Birds, Management/conservation, Protection of habitats, Hunting/capture, Hunting authorization/permit, Hunting authorization/permit fee, Hunting gear/hunting methods, Endangered species, Institution, Offences/penalties, Protection of species

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Directive 2009/147/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council on the conservation of wild birds.

Legislation | European Union | 2009

Keyword: Birds, Management/conservation, Endangered species, Hunting/capture, Protection of species

Source: FAO, FAOLEX