Article 51 - Field of application
Key facts of the case:
Reference for a preliminary ruling – Articles 43, 92(1) and 103(1) of the Rules of Procedure – Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union – Compensation payable to persons sentenced in political trials under the Communist regime – Right to compensation for non-material harm suffered – Failure to implement European Union law – Court clearly lacking jurisdiction.
Outcome of the case:
The Court of Justice of the European Union clearly lacks jurisdiction to reply to the questions referred by the Tribunalul Argeş (Romania) by decisions of 4 April and 4 July 2011.