In its defending argument, the Luxembourg government did not challenge its failure to transpose
the Directive within the given deadline.
Reasoned opinions are also being sent to Italy, Poland and Germany for their failure to transpose
- or for having only partially transposed - two directives on technical harmonisation for vessels authorised to navigate in EU inland waterways (Directives 2008/126/EC and 2009/46/EC).
The Commission has sent reasoned opinions to Belgium, Cyprus, Greece, Spain, France, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Portugal and Sweden for failure to transpose
it into national law.
Member states had until 29 June 2008 to transpose
The European Union Court of Justice issued a ruling on October 6 (C-79/98) condemning Belgium's failure to transpose
into national law the Directive concerning the harmonisation of Member States' legislation on the classification, packaging and labelling of hazardous substances.
The Commission's report notes that most member states have the highest number of directives still to transpose
in the areas of financial services, energy and transport.
Several states have even failed to transpose
this into national law.
EU member states will then have a further twelve months to transpose
it at national level.
The European Commission decided, on 16 October, to take the United Kingdom to the European Court of Justice for failing to transpose
into its national law Directive 2005/35/CE, which obliges member states to sanction - criminally and civilly - people responsible for polluting discharge at sea.
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