Judgment of the Court (Second Chamber) of 7 February 2019

Carlos Escribano Vindel v Ministerio de Justicia

Request for a preliminary ruling from the Tribunal Superior de Justicia de Cataluña

Reference for a preliminary ruling — Budgetary austerity measures — Reduction of remuneration in the national civil service — Method — Differential impact — Social policy — Equal treatment in employment and occupation — Directive 2000/78/EC — Article 2(1) and (2)(b) — Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union — Article 21 — Judicial independence — Second subparagraph of Article 19(1) TEU

Case C-49/18


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Document Date Name of the parties Subject-matter Curia EUR-Lex
Judgment (OJ)
22/03/2019 Escribano Vindel
Judgment
ECLI:EU:C:2019:106
07/02/2019 Escribano Vindel
EUR-Lex text EUR-Lex bilingual text
Application (OJ)
13/04/2018 Escribano Vindel
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Reports of Cases

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

Subject-matter

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Citations of case-law or legislation

References in grounds of judgment

  • Charter of Fundamental Rights of the EU (2007), Article 6 : paragraph 17
  • Charter of Fundamental Rights of the EU (2007), Article 21 : paragraphs 1, 34, 38, 39, 58 - 60
  • TFEU, Article 267 : paragraphs 24, 32
  • TEU, Article 19 -P1L2 : paragraphs 1, 36, 61, 62, 68, 73, 74
  • Directive 2000/78 -A01 : paragraphs 3, 41
  • Directive 2000/78 -A02P1 : paragraphs 1, 4, 34, 38, 41, 57, 59, 60
  • Directive 2000/78 -A02P2LB : paragraphs 1, 4, 34, 38, 41 - 43, 57, 59, 60
  • Directive 2000/78 -A06P1LB : paragraphs 5, 57
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -297/10 -N47 : paragraph 39
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -501/12 -N37 : paragraph 40
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -20/13 -N29 : paragraph 40
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -64/16 -N28 : paragraph 37
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -64/16 -N34 : paragraph 62
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -64/16 -N37 : paragraph 63
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -64/16 -N38 : paragraph 64
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -64/16 -N42 : paragraph 65
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -64/16 -N44 : paragraph 66
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -64/16 -N45 : paragraph 66
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -64/16 -N46 : paragraph 67
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -64/16 -N47 : paragraph 67
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -64/16 -N48 : paragraph 67
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -64/16 -N49 : paragraph 67
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -74/16 -N24 : paragraph 24
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -74/16 -N25 : paragraph 25
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -74/16 -N26 : paragraph 26
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -74/16 -N36 : paragraph 32
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -143/16 -N25 : paragraph 50
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -482/16 -N22 : paragraph 42
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -574/16 -N49 : paragraph 51
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -46/17 -N22 : paragraph 43
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -49/17 : paragraph 17

Operative part

  • Interprets : Charter of Fundamental Rights of the EU (2007), Article 21
  • Interprets : TEU, Article 19 -P1L2
  • Interprets : Directive 2000/78 -A02P1
  • Interprets : Directive 2000/78 -A02P2LB

Opinion

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Dates

Date of the lodging of the application initiating proceedings

  • 26/01/2018

Date of the Opinion

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Date of the hearing

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Date of delivery

07/02/2019


References

Publication in the Official Journal

Judgment: OJ C 131 from 08.04.2019, p.13

Application: OJ C 152 from 30.04.2018, p.6

Name of the parties

Escribano Vindel

Notes on Academic Writings

  1. Van den Eijnden, P.M.: Salarisverlaging rechter. Gelijke behandeling. Effectieve rechtsbescherming. Rechterlijke onafhankelijkheid., Administratiefrechtelijke beslissingen ; Rechtspraak bestuursrecht 2019 nº 252-26 p.1738-1741 (NL)
  2. Gremmelprez, Femke: Het arrest Carlos Escribano Vindel: een volgende schakel in het oplossen van de rechtsstaatscrisis in bepaalde EU-lidstaten, S.E.W. : Tijdschrift voor Europees en economisch recht 2019 vol 67 n°6 p.303-307 (NL)
  3. Thiery, Sylvain: Le respect des droits et principes fondamentaux dans le contexte de l'adoption de mesures d'austérité budgétaire, Revue des affaires européennes 2019 N°1 p.163-172 (FR)



Procedural Analysis Information

Source of the question referred for a preliminary ruling

Tribunal Superior de Justicia de Cataluña - Spain

Subject-matter

  • Fundamental rights
  • - Charter of Fundamental Rights

Provisions of national law referred to

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Provisions of international law referred to

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Procedure and result

  • Reference for a preliminary ruling

Formation of the Court

deuxième chambre (Cour)

Judge-Rapporteur

Arabadjiev

Advocate General

Saugmandsgaard Øe

Language(s) of the Case

  • Spanish

Language(s) of the Opinion

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