Over the years, the percentage of procedures against late implementation of European law has increased: 65 percent of the total in 2014, now 74 percent. This is a growing trend. In 2018, 17.69 percent of cases were launched against misapplication of EU law, and 8.12 percent against violations of European treaties or regulations.
An infringement procedure can be launched for three different reasons: non-communication: when the member state has failed to communicate its transposition measures to the Commission on time;
non-application: when the European Commission finds that the member state’s legislation is not in line with European legislation; misapplication: when European law is not applied, or is applied incorrectly, by the member state;
(ultimo aggiornamento: giovedì 3 Ottobre 2019)