Judgment of the Court (Grand Chamber) of 12 May 2021

WS v Bundesrepublik Deutschland

Request for a preliminary ruling from the Verwaltungsgericht Wiesbaden

Reference for a preliminary ruling – Convention implementing the Schengen Agreement – Article 54 – Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union – Article 50 – Ne bis in idem principle – Article 21 TFEU – Freedom of movement of persons – Interpol red notice – Directive (EU) 2016/680 – Lawfulness of the processing of personal data contained in such a notice

Case C-505/19


Top of the page Documents in the Case
Document Date Name of the parties Subject-matter Curia EUR-Lex
Judgment (OJ)
25/06/2021 Bundesrepublik Deutschland (Notice rouge d’Interpol)
Judgment
ECLI:EU:C:2021:376
12/05/2021 Bundesrepublik Deutschland (Notice rouge d’Interpol)
EUR-Lex text EUR-Lex bilingual text
Abstract
ECLI:EU:C:2021:376
12/05/2021 Bundesrepublik Deutschland (Notice rouge d’Interpol)
Opinion
ECLI:EU:C:2020:939
19/11/2020 Bundesrepublik Deutschland (Notice rouge d’Interpol)
EUR-Lex text EUR-Lex bilingual text
Application (OJ)
04/10/2019 Bundesrepublik Deutschland (Notice rouge d’Interpol)
Request for a preliminary ruling
03/07/2019 Bundesrepublik Deutschland (Notice rouge d’Interpol)
Top of the page Legal analysis of the decision or of the case

Reports of Cases

not yet published (Court Reports - general)

Subject-matter

Information not available

Systematic classification scheme

1.
3 Legal proceedings
  3.04 Reference for a preliminary ruling
    3.04.02 Jurisdiction of the Court of Justice
1 The legal order of the European Union
  1.04 Fundamental rights
    1.04.03 The fundamental rights
      1.04.03.50 Ne bis in idem
4 Internal policy of the European Union
  4.06 Area of freedom, security and justice
    4.06.03 Judicial cooperation in criminal matters
      4.06.03.01 Harmonization of laws
1 The legal order of the European Union
  1.04 Fundamental rights
    1.04.03 The fundamental rights
      1.04.03.50 Ne bis in idem
4 Internal policy of the European Union
  4.06 Area of freedom, security and justice
    4.06.03 Judicial cooperation in criminal matters
      4.06.03.01 Harmonization of laws
1 The legal order of the European Union
  1.04 Fundamental rights
    1.04.03 The fundamental rights
      1.04.03.50 Ne bis in idem
4 Internal policy of the European Union
  4.11 Approximation of laws
    4.11.01 Protection of personal data


Citations of case-law or legislation

References in grounds of judgment

Operative part

Opinion


Dates

Date of the lodging of the application initiating proceedings

  • 03/07/2019

Date of the Opinion

  • 19/11/2020

Date of the hearing

Information not available

Date of delivery

12/05/2021


References

Publication in the Official Journal

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Name of the parties

Bundesrepublik Deutschland (Notice rouge d’Interpol)

Notes on Academic Writings

  1. Gazin, Fabienne: Coopération judiciaire en matière pénale - Ne bis in idem et notice rouge Interpol, Europe 2021, nº 7 Juillet, comm. 251 (FR)
  2. Heimrich, Chad ; Scharpf, Michaela: Ne bis in idem in the context of an Interpol red notice: Effective law enforcement versus fundamental right (case note on C-505/19 WS), New Journal of European Criminal Law 2022, Vol. 13, nº 1, p. 91-99 (EN)



Procedural Analysis Information

Source of the question referred for a preliminary ruling

Verwaltungsgericht Wiesbaden - Germany

Subject-matter

  • Principles, objectives and tasks of the Treaties
  • area of freedom, security and justice
  • - Immigration policy
  • - judicial cooperation in criminal matters
  • Approximation of laws
  • Public health
  • Fundamental rights
  • - Charter of Fundamental Rights
  • Citizenship of the Union

Provisions of national law referred to

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Provisions of international law referred to

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Procedure and result

  • Reference for a preliminary ruling
  • Reference for a preliminary ruling : dismissal on grounds of inadmissibility

Formation of the Court

grande chambre (Cour)

Judge-Rapporteur

Xuereb

Advocate General

Bobek

Language(s) of the Case

  • German

Language(s) of the Opinion

    Information not available