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Products legally manufactured and marketed in one member state should in principle be able to move freely throughout the single market of the European Union [Barnard, Catherine 2007]. The charge on the importation of film for production is therefore not compatible under the European Union law.
The film is not a product that poses any special risk resulting from issues such as public health, environment or consumer protection. The imposition of the charge on the import of films is against article 34 to 36 of the Treaty for the functioning of the European Union (TFEU).
b) Zandia government has imposed a charge for inspecting imported DVDs standards for quality under a mandatory European Union scheme. This charge will be compatible under the European Union law if the mandatory European Union scheme under which the DVDs are imported allows for this charge to be imposed. However, it will not be compatible if the scheme does not allow such a charge to be imposed.
The European Union promotes the free movement of goods. Therefore such a charge if imposed unilaterally by the Zandian government is not compatible under the European Union Law. It restricts the free movement of goods by placing charges that are equivalent to customs duties.
Also since the Zandian government imposes no such charge on the DVDs manufactured domestically, therefore this also qualifies as an instance of discrimination against foreign manufacturers and marketers of goods.
c) The Zandian government has imposed a restriction on importing cameras until they comply with Zandian specifications which are applied only to imports, on the basis that the market has been flooded with counterfeit cameras.