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How to determinate of the reduction of a national tax ?

A decision of 14 May 2013 pertains to the reduction provided in article 278 of the customs Code of the national tax sum levied upon vehicles for the transportation of goods. It regards the parties subject to the national tax on vehicles for the transportation of goods which have signed …

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Vehicles taxation based on weight in France

A decision of 14 May 2013 pertains to the kilometric rate and to the adjustments of the national tax on vehicles for the transportation of goods which are applied to it for 2013. It fixes the applicable rates for each of the categories of vehicles for the transportation of goods …

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Cancellation of public aids to public transport in Denmark

The Tribunal of the European Union has partially cancelled the decision rendered by the European Commission of 24 February 2010 pertaining to State Aid provided to certain public transportation services in Denmark between 2000 and 2004 because it was founded on the Regulation (EC) No. 1370/2007 while it is not …

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Selective and quantitative distribution of motor vehicles in France

No legal or regulatory provision within national or community law obliges a licensor to justify the reasons behind his decision to stop the numerus clausus which serves for him as quantitative selection criterion for certified distributor candidates, this precise criterion having been verified.

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Abusive guarantee clauses in vehicles sales contracts

The Court of appeal has rightly stated that the clause XI, § a, of the sales and guarantee conditions proposed by the company Toyota France and its dealers did not create any significant imbalance between the parties to the detriment of the consumer by obliging the latter to entrust a …

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Public personnel transport by motorcycle or motorized tricycle: complementary penalty contrary to the Constitution

A priority constitutional question has been brought before the constitutional Council (Cass. Crim., 19 March 2013) relative to articles L. 3123-1, L. 3123-2 and L. 3124-9 of the transportation code. These provisions concern the activity of public transportation by private persons involving motorized vehicles with two or three wheels. On …

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Ascertainment of infractions against the traffic Code committed within the purview of transportation of goods on the road

LawNo.2013-431 of 28 May 2013 completes the list of infractions committed by means of vehicles involved in the transportation of goods on the road that may be ascertained by State officials or agents charged with the control of land transportations placed under the authority of the minister charged with Transport …

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Working time in the field of road transport, some precisions in France

The decision here is simple. Too simple not to hide an interest or a legal problem. An employee, truck driver « short distances », refuses to execute the mission given by his employer. He considers it too long and against social regulation. The employer finds another driver to perform the task and …

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Which objective criteria to qualify a contract of carriage ?

The distinction between a contract of carriage and contract freight forwarding is a recurring issue. Beyond the practical issues the court noted that, far from being a matter of specialists, transport law is based on the fundamental principles of contract law. A sender charges the Calberson Company with an international …

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