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Joined Cases C-187/01 and C-385/01

Case Information Subject Matter Stage of Proceedings
C-187/01
Party

Gözütok and Brügge

Type of proceeding
Reference for a preliminary ruling
Referring court

Oberlandesgericht Köln (Germany) and the Rechtbank van eerste aanleg te Veurne (Belgium)

Convention implementing the Schengen Agreement - Ne bis in idem principle - Scope - Decisions by which the Public Prosecutor definitively discontinues criminal proceedings, without the involvement of a court, once the accused has satisfied certain conditions

REFERENCES to the Court under Article 35 EU by the Oberlandesgericht Köln (Germany) and the Rechtbank van eerste aanleg te Veurne (Belgium) for a preliminary ruling in the criminal proceedings before those courts against

Hüseyin Gözütok (C-187/01)

and

Klaus Brügge (C-385/01),

on the interpretation of Article 54 of the Convention implementing the Schengen Agreement of 14 June 1985 between the Governments of the States of the Benelux Economic Union, the Federal Republic of Germany and the French Republic on the gradual abolition of checks at their common borders (OJ 2000 L 239, p. 19), signed on 19 June 1990 at Schengen (Luxembourg),


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