Judgment of the Court (Second Chamber) of 21 October 2021

TC and UB v Komisia za zashtita ot diskriminatsia and VA

Request for a preliminary ruling from the Varhoven administrativen sad

Reference for a preliminary ruling – Social policy – Equal treatment in employment and occupation – Directive 2000/78/EC – Prohibition of discrimination on grounds of disability – Article 2(2)(a) – Article 4(1) – Article 5 – Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union – Articles 21 and 26 – United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities – Duties of juror in criminal proceedings – Blind person – Total exclusion from participation in criminal proceedings

Case C-824/19


Top of the page Documents in the Case
Document Date Name of the parties Subject-matter Curia EUR-Lex
Judgment (OJ)
19/11/2021 Komisia za zashtita ot diskriminatsia
Judgment
ECLI:EU:C:2021:862
21/10/2021 Komisia za zashtita ot diskriminatsia
EUR-Lex text EUR-Lex bilingual text
Opinion
ECLI:EU:C:2021:324
22/04/2021 Komisia za zashtita ot diskriminatsia
EUR-Lex text EUR-Lex bilingual text
Application (OJ)
10/01/2020 Komisia za zashtita ot diskriminatsia
Request for a preliminary ruling
12/11/2019 Komisia za zashtita ot diskriminatsia
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.
4 Internal policy of the European Union
  4.14 Social policy
    4.14.01 Equality and non-discrimination
      4.14.01.01 General framework for equal treatment in employment and occupation (Directive 2000/78)
        4.14.01.01.004
14 null
  14.01 null
    14.01.01 null
      14.01.01.001
04 null
  04.03 null
    04.03.21
1 The legal order of the European Union
  1.04 Fundamental rights
    1.04.03 The fundamental rights
      1.04.03.26 Integration of persons with disabilities
4 Internal policy of the European Union
  4.14 Social policy
    4.14.01 Equality and non-discrimination
      4.14.01.01 General framework for equal treatment in employment and occupation (Directive 2000/78)
        4.14.01.01.00 General


Citations of case-law or legislation

References in grounds of judgment

Operative part

Opinion


Dates

Date of the lodging of the application initiating proceedings

  • 12/11/2019

Date of the Opinion

  • 22/04/2021

Date of the hearing

Information not available

Date of delivery

21/10/2021


References

Publication in the Official Journal

Information not available

Name of the parties

Komisia za zashtita ot diskriminatsia

Notes on Academic Writings

  1. Driguez, Laetitia: Politique sociale - Discrimination en raison du handicap, Europe Europe 2021, nº 12 Décembre, comm. 455 (FR)
  2. Djelassi, Anissa ; Mertens, Romain: Arrêt « Komisia za zashtita ot diskriminatsia » : handicap et discrimination dans le cadre de l'organisation de la procédure pénale, Journal de droit européen 2022 n º 1 p. 13-15 (FR)
  3. Welti, Felix: Aufgaben eines Schöffen in einem Strafverfahren, an Blindheit leidende Person : Anmerkung : Rs. C-824/19 (TC, UB ./. Komisia za zashtita ot diskriminatsia, VA), Zeitschrift für europäisches Sozial- und Arbeitsrecht 2022 p. 287-291 (DE)



Procedural Analysis Information

Source of the question referred for a preliminary ruling

Varhoven administrativen sad - Bulgaria

Subject-matter

  • Principles, objectives and tasks of the Treaties
  • Social policy

Provisions of national law referred to

Конституция на Република България (Constitution de la République de Bulgarie), членове 6 и 48 Закон за защита от дискриминация (Loi sur la protection contre discrimination), членове 4, алинея 1, 7, алинея 1, точка 2, 40, алинея 1, 50, 68, алинея 1 Наказателно-процесуален кодекс (Code de procédure pénale), членове 8, алинея 1, 13, алинея 1, 14, алинея 1 и 18 Закон за съдебната власт (Loi sur le système judiciaire), членове 66, алинея 1 и 67, алинея 1

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

Saugmandsgaard Øe

Language(s) of the Case

  • Bulgarian

Language(s) of the Opinion

  • French