Brexit briefing: Ongoing EU infringement proceedings

ENDS explains the European Commission's infringement procedure and sets out a list of currently open EU infringement proceedings against the UK on environmental matters

The Court of Justice of the European Union is based in Luxembourg. Photograph: sprklg CC BY-SA 2.0Possible breaches of EU law are dealt with through the European Commission’s infringement procedure. If the commission has evidence that a member state has failed to correctly or completely transpose a directive, or legislation is not being enforced correctly, it may instigate formal proceedings to rectify the situation.

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