CASE COMMENTS : STATE AID – PRELIMINARY RULING – SOCIAL HOUSING – CONCEPT OF STATE AID – EFFECT ON TRADE – ADVANTAGE

Preliminary ruling: The Court of Justice rules on the interpretation of the Altmark criteria and on the relations between these criteria and the Commission decision 2005/842/CE (Libert)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. The decree of the Flemish Region of 27 March 2009 on land and property policy had attracted attention at the time of its adoption. This decree prevents persons who do not have a "sufficient link" with municipalities designated by the Vlaamse Regering from acquiring land or buildings erected on it, from leasing it for more than nine years or from taking out a long-term lease or a right of superficies on it. Referred for a preliminary ruling by two decisions of the Constitutional Court of Belgium, the Court replies without great surprise that Union law and, in particular, the provisions of primary law which guarantee respect for fundamental freedoms,

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Jérôme Gstalter, Preliminary ruling: The Court of Justice rules on the interpretation of the Altmark criteria and on the relations between these criteria and the Commission decision 2005/842/CE (Libert), 8 May 2013, Concurrences N° 3-2013, Art. N° 54100, p. 127

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