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Europe Daily Bulletin No. 12154

7th December 2018
Contents Publication in full By article 26 / 34
COURT OF JUSTICE OF THE EU / Internal market
Taxing export of electricity produced in territory of a Member State is contrary to EU law, according to Court
Brussels, 06/12/2018 (Agence Europe)

Member States cannot impose a tax on the export of electricity produced on their territory, the European Court of Justice ruled in a judgement delivered on Thursday 6 December (Case C-305/17). 

After the partial shutdown of the Jaslovské Bohunice nuclear power plant, the Slovak State imposed a fee of €6.8 million on the national supplier Korlea Invest (now FENS) for the export, within and outside the EU, of electricity produced in Slovakia. The latter challenged the legality of this...

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