Order of the Court (Fifth Chamber) of 26 March 2021 (request for a preliminary ruling from the Tribunal du travail de Liège – Belgium) – VW v Agence fédérale pour l’Accueil des demandeurs d’asile (Fedasil)

(Case C-92/21) 1

(Reference for a preliminary ruling – Article 99 of the Rules of Procedure of the Court – Border controls, asylum and immigration – Asylum policy – Criteria and mechanisms for determining the Member State responsible for examining an application for international protection – Regulation (EU) No 604/2013 (Dublin III) – Article 27 – Remedies against a transfer decision – Suspensive effect of the remedy – Article 29 – Modalities and time limits for transfers – Standards for the reception of applicants for international protection – Directive 2013/33/EU – Article 18 – National measure allocating to an applicant in respect of whom a transfer decision has been made a place in a specific reception facility where those accommodated receive support in preparing to be transferred)

Language of the case: French

Referring court

Tribunal du travail de Liège

Parties to the main proceedings

Applicant: VW

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

Operative part of the order

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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1 OJ C 138, 19.4.2021.