July 31
download app
download appDOWNLOAD OUR APP
download google-play
download app-store
Trajan Shipley
16th June 2021
Data, Tech & IP Internal Market

Court of Justice to hear case on limitation of private hire vehicle licences

In Prestige and Limousine (C-50/21), the Court of Justice will hear a case on the compatibility of EU law with an administrative regulation of the Barcelona Metropolitan Area that sets out several limitations to private hire vehicle (PHV) licences.

The administrative regulation at issue, which the applicants argue is also contrary to Spanish law, provides for a limit of one PHV licence per taxi licence. It also creates a ‘dual licensing’ system which, in addition to the PHV licence (governed by national law and administered by regional authorities) requires a metropolitan licence imposing additional requirements on top of those already existing for PHV licences.

The referring court, the Catalonian High Court (Tribunal Super


Your privacy is important for us

We use cookies to improve the user experience. Please review privacy preferences.

Accept all Settings

Check our privacy policy and cookies policy.