ECJ Decision Examines Definition of ‘Waste’ for Transboundary Consignments
Request for preliminary ruling from the Hague Court of Appeal confirms that the concepts of “waste” and “discard” must be interpreted broadly.
The European Court of Justice (ECJ) recently handed down its judgment in response to a request for a preliminary ruling in criminal proceedings against Tronex BV (Case C-624/17), a Dutch wholesaler of residual consignments of electronic goods. The case concerns the transboundary shipment of electronic and electrical appliances to a third party in Tanzania.
This blog will examine the legislative framework and facts underpinning the case, and the ECJ’s discussion and decision. Continue Reading