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Europe Daily Bulletin No. 12570

30 September 2020
Contents Publication in full By article 28 / 34
COURT OF JUSTICE OF THE EU / Euro area
EU law provides, in principle, for obligation to accept euro cash as means of payment, says Advocate General
Brussels, 29/09/2020 (Agence Europe)

European Union law provides, in principle, for an obligation to accept euro cash as a means of settling claims for sums of money, said Advocate General Giovanni Pitruzzella in his Opinion delivered on Tuesday 29 September (Cases C-422/19 and C-423/19).

Two German citizens are challenging the fact that the Hesse broadcaster does not accept cash payment of the licence fee, through the courts. They argue that the German Central Bank Act (BBankG), which provides that euro banknotes have...

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