Judgment of the Court (Grand Chamber) of 6 September 2016

Aleksei Petruhhin v Latvijas Republikas Ģenerālprokuratūra

Request for a preliminary ruling from the Augstākā tiesa

Reference for a preliminary ruling — Citizenship of the Union — Extradition to a third State of a national of a Member State who has exercised his right to freedom of movement — Scope of EU law — Protection of a Member State’s nationals against extradition — No protection for nationals of the other Member States — Restriction of freedom of movement — Justification based on the prevention of impunity — Proportionality — Verification of the guarantees provided for in Article 19 of the Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union

Case C-182/15


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Document Date Name of the parties Subject-matter Curia EUR-Lex
Judgment
ECLI:EU:C:2016:630
06/09/2016 Petruhhin
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Judgment (Summary)
ECLI:EU:C:2016:630
06/09/2016 Petruhhin
Opinion
ECLI:EU:C:2016:330
10/05/2016 Petruhhin
EUR-Lex text EUR-Lex bilingual text
Application (OJ)
05/06/2015 Petruhhin
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Reports of Cases

published in the electronic Reports of Cases (Court Reports - general)

Subject-matter

Information not available

Systematic classification scheme

1.
3 Legal proceedings
  3.04 Reference for a preliminary ruling
    3.04.02 Jurisdiction of the Court of Justice
1 The legal order of the European Union
  1.09 Non-discrimination and citizenship of the Union
    1.09.01 Prohibition of discrimination on grounds of nationality
4 Internal policy of the European Union
  4.06 Area of freedom, security and justice
    4.06.03 Judicial cooperation in criminal matters
      4.06.03.01 Harmonization of laws
1 The legal order of the European Union
  1.04 Fundamental rights
    1.04.03 The fundamental rights
      1.04.03.19 Protection in the event of removal, expulsion or extradition
1 The legal order of the European Union
  1.09 Non-discrimination and citizenship of the Union
    1.09.01 Prohibition of discrimination on grounds of nationality
4 Internal policy of the European Union
  4.06 Area of freedom, security and justice
    4.06.03 Judicial cooperation in criminal matters
      4.06.03.01 Harmonization of laws


Citations of case-law or legislation

References in grounds of judgment

Operative part

Opinion


Dates

Date of the lodging of the application initiating proceedings

  • 22/04/2015

Date of the Opinion

  • 10/05/2016

Date of the hearing

Information not available

Date of delivery

06/09/2016


References

Publication in the Official Journal

Judgment: OJ C 402 from 31.10.2016, p.9

Application: OJ C 205 from 22.06.2015, p.23

Name of the parties

Petruhhin

Notes on Academic Writings

  1. Leidenmühler, Franz ; Grafeneder, Sandra: Civis europaeus sum! - Current legal issues relating to the extradition of citizens of the Union to third States, The European Legal Forum 2016 p.57-60 (EN)
  2. Grzelak, Agnieszka: Czy obywatelstwo UE ogranicza możliwość ekstradycji do państw trzecich? – glosa do wyroku Trybunału Sprawiedliwości z 6.09.2016 r. w sprawie C-182/15 Petruhhin, Europejski Przegląd Sądowy 2016 Vol. 12 p.29-34 (PL)
  3. Antloga, Alenka: Obveznosti države članice pred izročitvijo državljanov druge države članice tretji državi, Pravna praksa 2016 nº 41-42 p.39-40 (SL)
  4. Gazin, Fabienne: La réglementation lettone ne protégeant que les ressortissants nationaux et pas les autres citoyens européens contre des extraditions vers la Russie porte atteinte à la fois aux règles relatives à la citoyenneté européenne et aux droits fondamentaux de l'Union européenne, Europe 2016 Novembre Comm. nº 11 p.12-13 (FR)
  5. Rebut, Didier: Principe de non-extradition des nationaux et liberté de circulation: la Cour de justice "hors sol", Revue des affaires européennes 2016 p.511-517 (FR)
  6. Zeder, Fritz: EuGH schrankt Auslieferung von Unionsburgern an Drittstaaten ein, Journal für Strafrecht 2016 p.527-531 (DE)
  7. Glerum, V.H.: Bescherming van een onderdaan van een andere lidstaat tegen uitlevering aan een derde land, S.E.W. ; Sociaal-economische wetgeving 2017 p.172-175 (NL)



Procedural Analysis Information

Source of the question referred for a preliminary ruling

Augstākā tiesa - Latvia

Subject-matter

  • non-discrimination
  • - Non-discrimination on grounds of nationality
  • Citizenship of the Union
  • - Right of entry and residence
  • Fundamental rights
  • - Charter of Fundamental Rights

Procedure and result

  • Reference for a preliminary ruling

Formation of the Court

grande chambre (Cour)

Judge-Rapporteur

Fernlund

Advocate General

Bot

Language(s) of the Case

  • Latvian

Language(s) of the Opinion

  • French