The European Commission launches formal investigation on measures in favour of non-profit harbours for recreational crafts in the Netherlands (Enkhuizen, Nijkerk and Wieringermee)

"State aid and the effect on trade criterion The Netherlands: measures in favour of non-profit harbours for recreational crafts"* Following a complaint, on 5 February 2003 the Commission initiated the formal investigation procedure down in Article 88 (2) of the EC Treaty on the possible distortion of competition between the three following marinas in The Netherlands: Enkhuizen, Nijkerkand Wieringermeer [1]. On 29 October 2003 the Commission took a final decision on the cases. Although this case does not involve very significant amounts of aid, the case is of interest for the analysis developed in order to decide whether then measure constitute state aid under Article 87(1) of the EC Treaty. In particular, the Commission had to decide if the aid was likely to have an effect on trade.

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Melvin Koenings, The European Commission launches formal investigation on measures in favour of non-profit harbours for recreational crafts in the Netherlands (Enkhuizen, Nijkerk and Wieringermee), 29 October 2003, e-Competitions October 2003, Art. N° 36893

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