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Implications of the ECJ ruling on the List of Building ­Regulations (Bauregelliste) B

In its judgment of 16 October 2014 (Case C-100/13), the European Court of Justice held that the Federal Republic of Germany had breached its duty stipulated in the Construction Products Directive because it imposed, through the List of Building Regulations (Bauregelliste) B, additional requirements for effective market access and use of harmonized construction products in Germany. This paper deals with the implications arising from this ruling.

In Germany, Directive 89/106/EEC of the Council of December, 21, 1988 on the approximation of laws, regulations and administrative provisions of the...

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