Judgment of the Court (Grand Chamber) of 25 July 2018

LM

Request for a preliminary ruling from High Court (Ireland)

Reference for a preliminary ruling — Urgent preliminary ruling procedure — Police and judicial cooperation in criminal matters — European arrest warrant — Framework Decision 2002/584/JHA — Article 1(3) — Surrender procedures between Member States — Conditions for execution — Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union — Article 47 — Right of access to an independent and impartial tribunal

Case C-216/18 PPU


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Document Date Name of the parties Subject-matter Curia EUR-Lex
Judgment
ECLI:EU:C:2018:586
25/07/2018 Minister for Justice and Equality
EUR-Lex text EUR-Lex bilingual text
Judgment (Summary)
ECLI:EU:C:2018:586
25/07/2018 Minister for Justice and Equality
Opinion
ECLI:EU:C:2018:517
28/06/2018 Minister for Justice and Equality
EUR-Lex text EUR-Lex bilingual text
Application (OJ)
18/05/2018 Minister for Justice and Equality
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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
  3.08 Procedural rules
    3.08.12 Urgent preliminary ruling procedure
1 The legal order of the European Union
  1.04 Fundamental rights
    1.04.02 Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union
      1.04.02.00 General
1 The legal order of the European Union
  1.04 Fundamental rights
    1.04.03 The fundamental rights
      1.04.03.47 Right to an effective remedy and to a fair trial
4 Internal policy of the European Union
  4.06 Area of freedom, security and justice
    4.06.03 Judicial cooperation in criminal matters
      4.06.03.00 General
1 The legal order of the European Union
  1.03 Respective powers and obligations of the European Union and of the Member States
    1.03.03 Obligation of good faith
1 The legal order of the European Union
  1.04 Fundamental rights
    1.04.03 The fundamental rights
      1.04.03.47 Right to an effective remedy and to a fair trial
1 The legal order of the European Union
  1.04 Fundamental rights
    1.04.03 The fundamental rights
      1.04.03.47 Right to an effective remedy and to a fair trial
1 The legal order of the European Union
  1.04 Fundamental rights
    1.04.03 The fundamental rights
      1.04.03.47 Right to an effective remedy and to a fair trial
4 Internal policy of the European Union
  4.06 Area of freedom, security and justice
    4.06.03 Judicial cooperation in criminal matters
      4.06.03.00 General
1 The legal order of the European Union
  1.04 Fundamental rights
    1.04.03 The fundamental rights
      1.04.03.47 Right to an effective remedy and to a fair trial
4 Internal policy of the European Union
  4.06 Area of freedom, security and justice
    4.06.03 Judicial cooperation in criminal matters
      4.06.03.00 General


Citations of case-law or legislation

References in grounds of judgment

Operative part

Opinion

Information not available


Dates

Date of the lodging of the application initiating proceedings

  • 27/03/2018

Date of the Opinion

  • 28/06/2018

Date of the hearing

Information not available

Date of delivery

25/07/2018


References

Publication in the Official Journal

Judgment: OJ C 328 from 17.09.2018, p.22

Application: OJ C 190 from 04.06.2018, p.13

Name of the parties

Minister for Justice and Equality

Notes on Academic Writings

  1. Kieber, Stefan: Absehen von Vollstreckung eines Europäischen Haftbefehls bei rechtsstaatlichen Mängeln im Ausstellungsstaat, Newsletter Menschenrechte 2018 nº 4 p.380-384 (DE)
  2. Simon, Denys: Faculté de refuser l'exécution d'un mandat d'arrêt européen en cas de risques systémiques d'atteinte aux valeurs de l'Union et aux droits fondamentaux en Pologne et en Hongrie., Europe 2018 Octobre Comm. nº 10 p.25-27 (FR)
  3. Rizcallah, Cecilia: Arrêt "LM" : un risque de violation du droit fondamental à un tribunal indépendant s'oppose-t-il à l'exécution d'un mandat d'arrêt européen ?, Journal de droit européen 2018 nº 253 p.348-350 (FR)
  4. Ouwerkerk, J.W. ; Slot, P.J.: De Poolse rechtsstaat onder druk: van artikel 7 VEU naar het Europees aanhoudingsbevel en weer terug, Ars aequi 201812/2018, vol 67 p.1040-1046 (NL)
  5. Sarmiento, Daniel: A comment on the CJEU's judgment in LM, Maastricht Journal of European and Comparative Law 2018 Volume 25, N°4 p.385-387 (EN)
  6. Bárd, Petra ; Van Ballegooij, Wouter: Judicial independence as a precondition for mutual trust ? The CJEU in Minister for Justice and Equality v. LM, New Journal of European Criminal Law 2018 Vol.9 p.353-365 (EN)
  7. Leloup, Mathieu: Het Hof van Justitie als hoeder van de rechtsstaat, Tijdschrift voor bestuurswetenschappen en publiekrecht 2018 n°10 p.571-578 (NL)
  8. Wieser, Nikolaus: Luxemburg locuta, causa (non) finita, Ecolex 2018 n°11 p.1048-1051 (DE)



Procedural Analysis Information

Source of the question referred for a preliminary ruling

High Court - Ireland

Subject-matter

  • area of freedom, security and justice
  • - judicial cooperation in criminal matters
  • - police cooperation

Procedure and result

  • Preliminary reference - urgent procedure

Formation of the Court

grande chambre (Cour)

Judge-Rapporteur

Silva de Lapuerta

Advocate General

Tanchev

Language(s) of the Case

  • English

Language(s) of the Opinion

  • French