CASE COMMENTS: REGULATIONS – EUROPEAN UNION – ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATIONS – UNIVERSAL SERVICE – EXTRAORDINARY CONTRIBUTION TO THE COMPENSATION FUND

Electronic communications: The Court of Justice of the European Union dismisses infringement action against Portugal for failure to bring the extraordinary contribution to the compensation fund into line with the Directive 2002/22 “Universal Service” (Commission / Portugal)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. On 25 November 2020, the Court of Justice dismissed the action for failure to fulfil obligations brought by the Commission against Portugal on the ground that the extraordinary contribution to the compensation fund did not comply with the requirements arising from Article 13(3) and Part B of Annex IV to Directive 2002/22 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 7 March 2002 on universal service and users' rights relating to electronic communications networks and services (Universal Service Directive, OJ 2002 L 108, p. 51). It is recalled that Article 13 of Directive 2002/22 sets out the arrangements for the financing of universal service

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Francesco Martucci, Electronic communications: The Court of Justice of the European Union dismisses infringement action against Portugal for failure to bring the extraordinary contribution to the compensation fund into line with the Directive 2002/22 “Universal Service” (Commission / Portugal), 25 November 2020, Concurrences N° 1-2021, Art. N° 99261, pp. 193-194

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