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Polish rules relating to the retirement age of judges and public prosecutors, adopted in July 2017, are contrary to EU law – Le norme polacche relative all’età per il pensionamento dei giudici e dei pubblici ministeri, adottate nel luglio 2017, sono contrarie al diritto dell’Unione

5 November 2019 Judgment in case C-192/18 Commission v Poland cp190134en In today’s judgment the Court, upholds the action for failure to fulfil obligations brought by the Commission against the Republic of Poland and held that that Member State had … Continue reading

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A judicial authority called upon to execute a European arrest warrant must refrain from giving effect to it if it considers that there is a real risk that the individual concerned would suffer a breach of his fundamental right to an independent tribunal and, therefore, of the essence of his fundamental right to a fair trial on account of deficiencies liable to affect the independence of the judiciary in the issuing Member State – L’autorità giudiziaria chiamata a eseguire un mandato d’arresto europeo deve astenersi dal darvi seguito se ritiene che la persona interessata rischi di subire una violazione del suo diritto fondamentale a un giudice indipendente e, quindi, del contenuto essenziale del suo diritto fondamentale a un equo processo, a causa di carenze idonee a incidere sull’indipendenza del potere giudiziario nello Stato membro emittente

Judgment in Case C-216/18 PPU Minister for Justice and Equality v LM (Deficiencies in the system of justice) It follows that, where the person in respect of whom a European arrest warrant has been issued, pleads, in order to oppose … Continue reading

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