Reports of Cases JUDGMENT OF THE COURT (First Chamber) 25 July 2018 * (Reference for a preliminary ruling — Urgent preliminary ruling procedure — Police and judicial cooperation in criminal matters — European arrest warrant –Framework Decision 2002/584/JHA — Article 1(3) — Surrender procedures between Member States — Conditions for execution — Grounds for non-execution — Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union — Article 4 — Prohibition of inhuman or degrading treatment — Detention conditions in the issuing Member State — Scope of the assessment undertaken by the executing judicial authorities — Existence of a legal remedy in the issuing Member State — Assurance given by the authorities of that Member State) In Case C-220/18 PPU, REQUEST for a preliminary ruling under Article 267 TFEU from the Hanseatisches Oberlandesgericht in Bremen (Higher Regional Court, Bremen, Germany), made by decision of 27 March 2018, received at the Court on the same date, in the proceedings relating to the execution of a European arrest warrant issued against ML intervener: Generalstaatsanwaltschaft Bremen, THE COURT (First Chamber), composed of R. Silva de Lapuerta, President of the Chamber, J.-C. Bonichot, A. Arabadjiev, S. Rodin and E. Regan (Rapporteur), Judges, Advocate General: M. Campos Sánchez-Bordona, Registrar: K. Malacek, Administrator, having regard to the written procedure and further to the hearing on 14 June 2018, after considering the observations submitted on behalf of: – ML, by A. Jung, Rechtsanwalt, – the Generalstaatsanwaltschaft Bremen, by M. Glasbrenner, Oberstaatsanwalt, – the German Government, by T. Henze and M. Hellmann, acting as Agents, – the Belgian Government, by C. Van Lul, C. Pochet and A. Honhon, acting as Agents, * Language of the case: German. EN ECLI:EU:C:2018:589 1

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