The legal basis for functioning of the State aid control system in the EU consists of the following:

  • the Treaty of the Functioning of the European Union  (Articles 107 and 108);
  • EC secondary normative acts:
    • directives, regulations, guidelines, basic documents, letters to Member States etc.;
    • decisions of the European Commission on State aid projects/programmes of Member States.

The above mentioned documents are available on the web page of the DG Competition

  • decisions of the Court of Justice and First Instance Court.

Judgements in particular State aid cases are available on web page of the Court of Justice