Request for a preliminary ruling from the Raad van State (Netherlands) lodged on 22 September 2017 — Y.Z. and Others, Staatssecretaris van Veiligheid en Justitie

(Case C-557/17)

Language of the case: Dutch

Referring court

Raad van State

Parties to the main proceedings

Appellants: Y.Z., Z.Z. and Y.Y., Staatssecretaris van Veiligheid en Justitie

Questions referred

1.    Must Article 16(2)(a) of Council Directive 2003/86/EC 1 of 22 September 2003 on the right to family reunification … be interpreted as precluding the withdrawal of a residence permit granted for the purpose of family reunification in the case where the acquisition of that residence permit was based on fraudulent information but the family member was unaware of the fraudulent nature of that information?

2.    Must Article 9(1)(a) of Council Directive 2003/109/EC 2 of 25 November 2003 concerning the status of third-country nationals who are long-term residents … be interpreted as precluding the withdrawal of long-term resident status in the case where the acquisition of that status was based on fraudulent information but the long-term resident was unaware of the fraudulent nature of that information?

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1 OJ 2003 L 251, p. 12.

2 OJ 2004 L 16, p. 44.