Transport & Shipping
The Standing Committee of the Spanish Parliament has validated on 4 April 2019 the Royal Decree-Law 9/2019, of 29 March, amending Law 14/1994 of 1 June on the regulation of temporary employment agencies (TEAs) to adapt to the activities of port stevedores. This legislation, which already came into force, brings an end to the legal adaptation of the regime of workers involved in the port service of cargo handling activities.
A supreme court judgment (no 631/201, by the civil chamber) has held that a few airline ticket clauses are unfair as a result of a breach of the law, and therefore confirmed that they were null and void as had been found by Madrid Provincial Appellate Court, following a number of class action cases brought by consumers.
The reform of the regulations for the Land Transport Planning Law (ROTT), an important piece of legislation for the land transport industry, has not been particularly quick in coming after a delay of almost four years.
The Regulations sets out a number of common and uniform rules across the European Union which attempt to provide clarity and consistency and are applicable to drones of all sizes, not just the larger ones.
The Court of Justice of the European Union has held that the Economic Interest Groupings were not just vehicles channeling aid to the investors, they were also direct beneficiaries of the aid themselves.