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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)


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