Request for a preliminary ruling from the Tribunal du travail de Liège (Belgium) lodged on 4 March 2021 – EV v Agence fédérale pour l’Accueil des demandeurs d’asile (FEDASIL)

(Case C-134/21)

Language of the case: French

Referring court

Tribunal du travail de Liège

Parties to the main proceedings

Applicant: EV

Defendant: Agence fédérale pour l’Accueil des demandeurs d’asile (FEDASIL)

By order of 26 March 2021, the Court (Fifth Chamber) ruled:

Article 27 of Regulation (EU) No 604/2013 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 26 June 2013 establishing the criteria and mechanisms for determining the Member State responsible for examining an application for international protection lodged in one of the Member States by a third-country national or a stateless person, is to be interpreted as not precluding a Member State from adopting, in relation to an applicant who has brought an appeal against a decision to transfer him to another Member State as referred to in Article 26(1) of that regulation, measures preparatory to such a transfer, such as the allocation of a place in a specific reception facility where those accommodated receive support in preparing for their transfer.

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