27.9.2021   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

C 391/15


Reference for a preliminary ruling from the Supreme Court (Ireland) made on 3 August 2021 — Criminal proceedings against SN and SD. Other parties: Governor of Cloverhill Prison, Ireland, Attorney General, Governor of Mountjoy prison

(Case C-479/21)

(2021/C 391/22)

Language of the case: English

Referring court

Supreme Court

Criminal proceedings against

SN and SD

Questions referred

1.

Can the provisions of the Withdrawal Agreement, which provide for the continuance of the EAW (1) regime in respect of the United Kingdom, during the transition period provided for in that agreement, be considered binding on Ireland having regard to its significant AFSJ (2) content; and

2.

Can the provisions of the Agreement on Trade and Cooperation which provide for the continuance of the EAW regime in respect of the United Kingdom after the relevant transition period, be considered binding on Ireland having regard to its significant AFSJ content?


(1)  European Arrest Warrant.

(2)  Area of freedom security and justice.