Judgment of the Court (Grand Chamber) of 5 April 2022

G.D. v The Commissioner of the Garda Síochána and Others

Request for a preliminary ruling from the Supreme Court

Reference for a preliminary ruling – Processing of personal data in the electronic communications sector – Confidentiality of the communications – Providers of electronic communications services – General and indiscriminate retention of traffic and location data – Access to retained data – Subsequent court supervision – Directive 2002/58/EC – Article 15(1) – Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union – Articles 7, 8 and 11 and Article 52(1) – Possibility for a national court to restrict the temporal effect of a declaration of the invalidity of national legislation that is incompatible with EU law – Excluded

Case C-140/20


Top of the page Documents in the Case
Document Date Name of the parties Subject-matter Curia EUR-Lex
Judgment (OJ)
13/05/2022 Commissioner of An Garda Síochána
Judgment
ECLI:EU:C:2022:258
05/04/2022 Commissioner of An Garda Síochána
EUR-Lex text EUR-Lex bilingual text
Abstract
ECLI:EU:C:2022:258
05/04/2022 Commissioner of An Garda Síochána
Opinion
ECLI:EU:C:2021:942
18/11/2021 Commissioner of An Garda Síochána
EUR-Lex text EUR-Lex bilingual text
Application (OJ)
10/07/2020 Commissioner of An Garda Síochána
Request for a preliminary ruling
25/03/2020 Commissioner of An Garda Síochána
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
  4.11 Approximation of laws
    4.11.11 Information and communication technologies
      4.11.11.01 Telecommunications
1 The legal order of the European Union
  1.04 Fundamental rights
    1.04.03 The fundamental rights
      1.04.03.07 Respect for private and family life
1 The legal order of the European Union
  1.04 Fundamental rights
    1.04.03 The fundamental rights
      1.04.03.08 Protection of personal data
4 Internal policy of the European Union
  4.11 Approximation of laws
    4.11.11 Information and communication technologies
      4.11.11.01 Telecommunications
1 The legal order of the European Union
  1.04 Fundamental rights
    1.04.03 The fundamental rights
      1.04.03.07 Respect for private and family life
1 The legal order of the European Union
  1.04 Fundamental rights
    1.04.03 The fundamental rights
      1.04.03.08 Protection of personal data
4 Internal policy of the European Union
  4.11 Approximation of laws
    4.11.11 Information and communication technologies
      4.11.11.01 Telecommunications
1 The legal order of the European Union
  1.04 Fundamental rights
    1.04.03 The fundamental rights
      1.04.03.07 Respect for private and family life
1 The legal order of the European Union
  1.04 Fundamental rights
    1.04.03 The fundamental rights
      1.04.03.08 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

  • 25/03/2020

Date of the Opinion

  • 18/11/2021

Date of the hearing

Information not available

Date of delivery

05/04/2022


References

Publication in the Official Journal

Information not available

Name of the parties

Commissioner of An Garda Síochána

Notes on Academic Writings

  1. Simon, Denys: Droits fondamentaux - Protection des données, Europe Europe 2022, n° 6 Juin, comm. 186 (FR)



Procedural Analysis Information

Source of the question referred for a preliminary ruling

Supreme Court - Ireland

Subject-matter

  • Approximation of laws
  • Telecommunications
  • Fundamental rights
  • - Charter of Fundamental Rights

Provisions of national law referred to

Information not available

Provisions of international law referred to

Information not available

Procedure and result

  • Reference for a preliminary ruling

Formation of the Court

grande chambre (Cour)

Judge-Rapporteur

von Danwitz

Advocate General

Campos Sánchez-Bordona

Language(s) of the Case

  • English

Language(s) of the Opinion

  • Spanish