CASE COMMENT: PUBLIC SECTOR - SERVICES OF GENERAL ECONOMIC INTEREST

Services of general economic interest: The European Commission assesses State aid for slaughtering sector with agricultural Guidelines (French Slaughtering)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. EC Commission, 14 December 2004, Dec. 2005/474/EC, Financing of the public rendering service in France. By a decision of 14 December 2004, the European Commission declared that the State aid scheme introduced by France to finance the public rendering service (SPE) from 1 January 1997 to 31 December 2002 for rendering undertakings, livestock farmers and slaughterhouses was compatible with the Community agricultural guidelines. This financing system, which had been classified as State aid by the Court of Justice in its famous GEMO judgment of 20 November 2003, was financed by a levy on meat purchases (rendering levy) charged to retailers of meat and meat

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  • University of Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne

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Stéphane Rodrigues, Services of general economic interest: The European Commission assesses State aid for slaughtering sector with agricultural Guidelines (French Slaughtering), 14 December 2004, Concurrences N° 1-2005, Art. N° 1192, pp. 141-142

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