Gözütok and Brügge
The Court of Justice gives its first ruling on the interpretation of the Convention implementing the Schengen Agreement.
A person may not be prosecuted in one Member State for the same facts which, in another Member State, have been finally disposed of without recourse to a Court.
Case Number Joined cases C-187/01 and C-385/01
Name of the parties Criminal proceedings against Hüseyn Gözütok and Klaus Brügge
Date of the judgement 2003-02-11
Court Court of Justice of the European Communities (ECEJ)