Artur Leymann and Aleksei Pustovarov
The Court explains the scope of the specialty rule which states that a person surrendered under a European Arrest Warrant for the purpose of prosecution for a criminal offence may be prosecuted only for that offence.
Alterations may be made to the description of the facts in the course of the procedure and may describe more precisely or amend the ingredients of the offence.
Case Number C-388/08 PPU
Name of the parties Criminal proceedings against Artur Leymann and Aleksei Pustovarov.
Date of the judgement 2008-12-01
Court Court of Justice of the European Communities (ECEJ)