Judgment of the Court of 7 July 1976.

Lynne Watson and Alessandro Belmann.

Reference for a preliminary ruling: Pretura di Milano - Italy.

Case 118-75.


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Document Date Name of the parties Subject-matter Curia EUR-Lex
Judgment (Summary)
ECLI:EU:C:1976:106
07/07/1976 Watson and Belmann
Judgment
ECLI:EU:C:1976:106
07/07/1976 Watson and Belmann
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Opinion
ECLI:EU:C:1976:79
02/06/1976 Watson and Belmann
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Top of the page Legal analysis of the decision or of the case

Reports of Cases

1976 01185

Greek 1976/00425 Portuguese 1976/00465 Spanish 1976/00395 Swedish III/00145 Finnish III/00153

Subject-matter

Information not available

Systematic classification scheme

1.
B European Community (EEC/EC)
  B-04 Free movement of persons and services
    B-04.00 General
B European Community (EEC/EC)
  B-04 Free movement of persons and services
    B-04.01 Right of entry and of residence
      B-04.01.01 Detailed rules governing the exercise of the right of entry and of residence


Citations of case-law or legislation

References in grounds of judgment

  • EEC Treaty (Rome), Article 48 : page 1197
  • EEC Treaty (Rome), Article 48 -P3 : page 1197
  • EEC Treaty (Rome), Article 52 : page 1197
  • EEC Treaty (Rome), Article 59 : page 1197
  • EEC Treaty (Rome), Article 3 -LC : page 1198
  • EEC Treaty (Rome), Article 2 : page 1198
  • EEC Treaty (Rome), Article 7 : page 1199
  • Regulation 1612/68 -A01 : page 1197
  • Directive 68/360 -A04 : page 1197
  • Directive 68/360 -A08P2 : page 1198
  • Directive 73/148 -C2 : page 1197
  • Directive 73/148 -A04P2 : page 1198

Operative part

  • Interprets : EEC Treaty (Rome), Article 7
  • Interprets : EEC Treaty (Rome), Article 48
  • Interprets : EEC Treaty (Rome), Article 52
  • Interprets : EEC Treaty (Rome), Article 59

Opinion

  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -41/74 : page 1201
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -67/74 : page 1201
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -36/75 : pages 1201, 1206, 1207
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -48/75 : pages 1201, 1209
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -48/75 -N42 : page 1206
  • EEC Treaty (Rome), Article 100 : page 1210
  • EEC Treaty (Rome), Article 59 : pages 1202, 1203
  • EEC Treaty (Rome), Article 106 -P3 : page 1202
  • EEC Treaty (Rome), Article 48 : page 1203
  • EEC Treaty (Rome), Article 48 -P3LA : page 1203
  • EEC Treaty (Rome), Article 48 -P3LB : page 1203
  • EEC Treaty (Rome), Article 235 : page 1204
  • Regulation 1612/68 -A01 : page 1203
  • Regulation 1612/68 -A05 : page 1203
  • EEC Treaty (Rome), Annex III : page 1202
  • Regulation 1612/68 : page 1206
  • Secondary Legislation - Document published in the OJ - - 31961X1201 : page 1203
  • Directive 64/220 : pages 1203, 1204
  • Directive 68/360 -A08P2 : page 1205
  • Directive 73/148 : pages 1203, 1204
  • Directive 64/221 : page 1206
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -19/61 : page 1208
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -8/74 : page 1208
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -33/74 -N16 : page 1208
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -39/75 -N9 : page 1208
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -39/75 -N10 : page 1208


Dates

Date of the lodging of the application initiating proceedings

  • 01/12/1975

Date of the Opinion

  • 02/06/1976

Date of the hearing

Information not available

Date of delivery

07/07/1976


References

Publication in the Official Journal

Application: OJ C 17 from 24.01.1976, p.3

Judgment: OJ C 254 from 27.10.1976, p.7

Name of the parties

Watson and Belmann

Notes on Academic Writings

  1. Wyatt, Derrick: Alien's Duty to Notify National Authorities of His Presence, European Law Review 1976 p.556-560
  2. X: Brevi spunti sulla "ragionevolezza" e sulla "proporzionalità" come criteri di verifica della compatibilità con la normativa comunitaria di norme di diritto interno, Rassegna dell'avvocatura dello Stato 1976 I Sez.II p.731-737
  3. Krsjak, Peter: Gazette du Palais 1977 I Jur. p.96-97
  4. Closset, Ch.-L. ; Archambeau, G.: Journal des tribunaux 1977 p.171-174
  5. Tomuschat, Christian: Le principe de proportionnalité : quis iudicabit ?. L'affaire Watson, Cahiers de droit européen 1977 p.97-102
  6. Weber, Albrecht: Das nationale Ausländer- und Melderecht in gemeinschaftsrechtlicher Sicht, Bayerische Verwaltungsblätter 1978 p.357-364
  7. Nascimbene, Bruno: Soggiorno dello straniero in Italia e diritto comunitario, Rivista di diritto internazionale 1979 p.353-368
  8. Banu, Mihai: Jurisprudenţǎ comunitarǎ istoricǎ, Revista română de drept al afacerilor 2009 nº 06 p.124-133



Procedural Analysis Information

Source of the question referred for a preliminary ruling

Pretura di Milano - Italy

Subject-matter

  • Freedom of movement for workers
  • Freedom of establishment
  • Freedom to provide services

Procedure and result

  • Reference for a preliminary ruling

Formation of the Court

Information not available

Judge-Rapporteur

Kutscher

Advocate General

Trabucchi

Language(s) of the Case

  • Italian

Language(s) of the Opinion

  • Italian