Judgment of the Court (Second Chamber) of 12 March 2020

Criminal proceedings against VW

Request for a preliminary ruling from the Juzgado de Instrucción de Badalona

Reference for a preliminary ruling — Judicial cooperation in criminal matters — Directive 2013/48/EU — Article 3(2) — Right of access to a lawyer — Circumstances in which the right of access to a lawyer must be guaranteed — Non-appearance — Derogations from the right of access to a lawyer — Article 47 of the Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union — Right to effective judicial protection

Case C-659/18


Top of the page Documents in the Case
Document Date Name of the parties Subject-matter Curia EUR-Lex
Judgment (OJ)
12/06/2020 VW (Droit d’accès à un avocat en cas de non-comparution)
Judgment
ECLI:EU:C:2020:201
12/03/2020 VW (Droit d’accès à un avocat en cas de non-comparution)
EUR-Lex text EUR-Lex bilingual text
Opinion
ECLI:EU:C:2019:940
07/11/2019 VW (Droit d’accès à un avocat en cas de non-comparution)
EUR-Lex text EUR-Lex bilingual text
Order
ECLI:EU:C:2019:45
18/01/2019 VW (Droit d’accès à un avocat en cas de non-comparution)
Application (OJ)
11/01/2019 VW (Droit d’accès à un avocat en cas de non-comparution)
Top of the page Legal analysis of the decision or of the case

Reports of Cases

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

Subject-matter

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Systematic classification scheme

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Citations of case-law or legislation

References in grounds of judgment

Operative part

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Opinion

  • Charter of Fundamental Rights of the EU (2007), Article 47 : points 17, 19, 61, 66
  • Charter of Fundamental Rights of the EU (2007), Article 47 -L2 : points 2, 46
  • Charter of Fundamental Rights of the EU (2007), Article 48 : points 61, 66
  • Charter of Fundamental Rights of the EU (2007), Article 52 -P3 : point 48
  • Directive 2003/87 -A01 : point 5
  • Directive 2003/87 -A02P1 : point 6
  • Directive 2012/13 : point 28
  • Directive 2012/13 -A03P1 : point 58
  • Directive 2013/48 : points 3, 16, 20, 28, 34, 43, 65
  • Directive 2013/48 -A01 : point 51
  • Directive 2013/48 -A02P1 : points 24, 27, 29, 31, 32, 35, 37
  • Directive 2013/48 -A03 : points 7, 38, 51
  • Directive 2013/48 -A03P1 : point 39
  • Directive 2013/48 -A03P2 : points 17, 19, 40, 49, 66
  • Directive 2013/48 -A03P3 : points 43, 46, 49
  • Directive 2013/48 -A03P3LA : point 47
  • Directive 2013/48 -A03P3LB : points 44, 47
  • Directive 2013/48 -A03P3LC : point 47
  • Directive 2013/48 -A03P5 : points 50, 53, 62
  • Directive 2013/48 -A03P6 : points 50, 62
  • Directive 2013/48 -A03P6LA : point 53
  • Directive 2013/48 -A03P6LB : points 54, 56, 57, 63, 64
  • Directive 2013/48 -A08P1 : points 8, 63
  • Directive 2013/48 -A15 : point 26
  • Directive 2013/48 -C8 : point 51
  • Directive 2013/48 -C12 : points 4, 46, 48, 61
  • Directive 2013/48 -C19 : points 4, 40
  • Directive 2013/48 -C27 : point 46
  • Directive 2013/48 -C32 : points 56, 58
  • Directive 2013/48 -C38 : points 4, 62, 63
  • Directive 2016/343 -A07 : point 58
  • Court of Justice - Opinion C -646/17 -N27 : point 28
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -234/17 -N16 : point 22
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -646/17 -N29 : point 28
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -646/17 -N30 : point 28
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -646/17 -N31 : point 28
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -646/17 -N32 : point 28
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -646/17 -N33 : point 28
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -646/17 -N34 : point 28
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -646/17 -N35 : point 28
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -646/17 -N36 : point 28
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -646/17 -N37 : point 28
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -467/18 -N37 : point 61
  • Court of Justice - Order C -239/19 : point 22


Dates

Date of the lodging of the application initiating proceedings

  • 22/10/2018

Date of the Opinion

  • 07/11/2019

Date of the hearing

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Date of delivery

12/03/2020


References

Publication in the Official Journal

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Name of the parties

VW (Droit d’accès à un avocat en cas de non-comparution)

Notes on Academic Writings

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Procedural Analysis Information

Source of the question referred for a preliminary ruling

Juzgado de Instrucción de Badalona - Spain

Subject-matter

  • area of freedom, security and justice
  • - judicial cooperation in criminal matters
  • Fundamental rights
  • - Charter of Fundamental Rights

Provisions of national law referred to

Constitución española de 1978, 29/12/1978

Provisions of international law referred to

Information not available

Procedure and result

  • Reference for a preliminary ruling

Formation of the Court

deuxième chambre (Cour)

Judge-Rapporteur

von Danwitz

Advocate General

Bobek

Language(s) of the Case

  • Spanish

Language(s) of the Opinion

  • English