European Union – Directives. The Court of Justice of the European Union gave a preliminary ruling concerning the interpretation of arts 1(2) and 2(1) and (8) of Directive 2010/64/EU (on the right to interpretation and translation in criminal proceedings), and of arts 2, 3(1)(c) and 6(1) and (3) of Directive 2012/13/EU (on the right to information in criminal proceedings). The request had been made in criminal proceedings brought against Mr Covaci for road traffic offences committed by him.