Referral by Hungarian Metropolitan Administrative and Labour Court to the CJEU, C-369/17

Friday, June 16, 2017

The Hungarian Metropolitan Administrative and Labour Court has referred the following question to the CJEU: 

Does it follow from Article 17 (1) b) of the Qualification Directive that a "serious crime" may only be defined based on the punishment ordered for the crime in question by the law of the given Member State and that exclusion from subsidiary protection may only be based on this definition?


EDAL would like to thank Zsolt Szekeres, legal officer at the Hungarian Helsinki Committee, for providing us with this information.

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Exclusion from protection