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Request for a preliminary ruling from the Augstākā tiesa (Latvia) lodged on 22 April 2015 – Aleksei Petruhhin

(Case C-182/15)

Language of the case: Latvian

Referring court

Augstākā tiesa

Parties to the main proceedings

Applicant: Aleksei Petruhhin

Other party to the proceedings: Latvijas Republikas Ģenerālprokuratūra

Questions referred

Are the first paragraph of Article 18 and Article 21(1) of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union to be interpreted as meaning that, in the event of extradition of a citizen of any Member State of the European Union to a non-Member State under an extradition agreement concluded between a Member S

or extradition has been made verify compliance with the safeguards established in Article 19 of the Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union, that is, that no one may be extradited to a State where there is a serious risk that he or she would be

subjected to the death penalty, torture or other inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment? May such verification be limited to checking that the State requesting extradition is a party to the Convention against Torture or is it necessary to check the factual situation by taking into consideration the evaluation of that State carried out by the bodies of the Council of Europe?