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Request for a preliminary ruling on procedural guarantees

By this request for a preliminary ruling from a Bulgarian Court, the ECJ is asked to interpret Directive 2012/13/EU on the right to information in criminal proceedings and Directive 2013/48/EU  on the right of access to a lawyer in criminal proceedings and in European arrest warrant proceedings, and on the right to have a third party informed upon deprivation of liberty and to communicate with third persons and with consular authorities while deprived of liberty.