Commission of the European Communities v Italian Republic (Case 122/87). (1989) 4 BVC 232
Court of Justice of the European Communities.
Lord Mackenzie Stuart, President, G Bosco, JC Moitinho de Almeida and GC Rodríguez Iglesias, Presidents of Chambers, T Koopmans, U Everling, Y Galmot, CN Kakouris and FA Schockweiler JJ, JL da Cruz Vilaça, Advocate General.
Judgment delivered 24 May 1988.
Taxation – Value added tax – Harmonisation of laws of members states – Sixth Council Directive on VAT – Exemption from VAT for services of veterinary surgeons – Whether failure of member state to fulfil obligations under EEC Treaty – Council Directive 77/388 of 17 May 1977 (OJ 1977 L145/1).