Judgment of the Court (Tenth Chamber) of 7 March 2018

DW v Valsts sociālās apdrošināšanas aģentūra

Request for a preliminary ruling from the Augstākā tiesa

Reference for a preliminary ruling — Social security — Maternity benefit — Calculation of the amount on the basis of the income of the insured person during a reference period of 12 months — Person employed, during that period, by an EU institution — National legislation fixing the amount at issue at 70% of the average contribution basis — Restriction on freedom of movement for workers — Principle of sincere cooperation

Case C-651/16

Top of the page Documents in the Case
Document Date Name of the parties Subject-matter Curia EUR-Lex
Judgment (OJ)
20/04/2018 DW
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07/03/2018 DW
EUR-Lex text EUR-Lex bilingual text
Judgment (Summary)
07/03/2018 DW
Application (OJ)
03/03/2017 DW
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Reports of Cases

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


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Systematic classification scheme

4 Internal policy of the European Union
  4.04 Free movement of persons and services
    4.04.01 Workers Equal treatment

Citations of case-law or legislation

References in grounds of judgment

  • TFEU, Article 45 : paragraphs 1, 10, 13, 15, 18 - 20, 23, 28, 37, 38
  • TFEU, Article 45 -P1 : paragraph 14
  • TFEU, Article 45 -P2 : paragraph 14
  • TFEU, Article 48 : paragraph 10
  • TEU, Article 4 -P3 : paragraphs 1, 13, 14, 15, 37
  • Regulation 883/2004 : paragraphs 8, 9

Operative part

  • Interprets : TFEU, Article 45


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Date of the lodging of the application initiating proceedings

  • 19/12/2016

Date of the Opinion

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Date of the hearing

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Date of delivery



Publication in the Official Journal

Judgment: OJ C 161 from 07.05.2018, p.11

Application: OJ C 86 from 20.03.2017, p.10

Name of the parties


Notes on Academic Writings

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Procedural Analysis Information

Source of the question referred for a preliminary ruling

Augstākā tiesa - Latvia


  • Freedom of movement for workers

Procedure and result

  • Reference for a preliminary ruling

Formation of the Court

dixième chambre (Cour)



Advocate General


Language(s) of the Case

  • Latvian

Language(s) of the Opinion

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