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Incompatible aid: The General Court of the European Union confirms the existence of "overcompensation" of a motorway concessionaire in the case of the elimination of double taxation on heavy goods vehicles in Poland (Autostrada Wielkopolska)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. On 24 October 2019, the Union Court of First Instance delivered a judgment in Case T-778/17 (Autostrada Wielkopolska S.A. v. European Commission).. It dismissed in its entirety the action brought by the concessionaire of the A2 motorway between Nowy Tomyśl and Konin, Poland, against the Commission's decision of 25 August 2017.concluding that there is State aid incompatible with the internal market. In this case, following its accession to the European Union in 2004, the Republic of Poland had to eliminate double taxation of heavy goods vehicles for the use of the same section of road. Thus, as of 1 September 2005, heavy goods vehicles holding a vignette

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Alain Ronzano, Incompatible aid: The General Court of the European Union confirms the existence of "overcompensation" of a motorway concessionaire in the case of the elimination of double taxation on heavy goods vehicles in Poland (Autostrada Wielkopolska), 24 October 2019, Concurrences N° 1-2020, Art. N° 92120, www.concurrences.com

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