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Late implementation: Final warnings given to Iceland



The Authority delivered three reasoned opinions to Iceland concerning the late implementation of the following directives:

  • Directive 2008/73/EC on simplifying procedures of listing and publishing information in the veterinary and zootechnical fields and amending various Directives.
    Implementation deadline: 1 November 2011

  • Directive 2009/111/EC (capital requirements Directive II)
    Implementation deadline: 1 January 2012

  • Directive 2009/44/EC amending the Settlement Finality Directive and the Financial Collateral Directive
    Implementation deadline: 1 February 2012

A reasoned opinion is the second stage of the infringement procedure. The Authority can bring the matter before the EFTA Court if the State fails to comply with the reasoned opinion within two months.

For further information, please contact:

Mr. Trygve Mellvang-Berg
Press & Information Officer
tel. (+32)(0)2 286 18 66
gsm. (+32(0)492 900 187

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