European Union – European arrest warrant (EAW). The Court of Justice of the European Union gave a preliminary ruling concerning the interpretation of arts 15 and 17 of Council Framework Decision 2002/584/JHA (on the European arrest warrant (EAW) and the surrender procedures between member states), as amended by Council Framework Decision 2009/299/JHA. The request had been made in the context of the execution, in Ireland, of a EAW issued by the magistrates' courts in Dungannon (United Kingdom) in respect of Mr Lanigan.