Judgment of the Court (Second Chamber) of 9 July 2015

Minister van Buitenlandse Zaken v K and A

Request for a preliminary ruling from the Raad van State

Reference for a preliminary ruling — Directive 2003/86/EC — Article 7(2) — Family reunification — Integration measures — National legislation requiring the family members of a third country national residing lawfully in that Member State to pass a civic integration exam in order to enter the territory of that Member State — Cost of such an exam — Compatibility

Case C-153/14


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Document Date Name of the parties Subject-matter Curia EUR-Lex
Judgment (OJ)
21/08/2015 K and A
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Judgment
ECLI:EU:C:2015:453
09/07/2015 K and A
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Judgment (Summary)
ECLI:EU:C:2015:453
09/07/2015 K and A
Opinion
ECLI:EU:C:2015:186
19/03/2015 K and A
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Application (OJ)
06/06/2014 K and A
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Reports of Cases

published in the electronic Reports of Cases (Court Reports - general)

Subject-matter

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Systematic classification scheme

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Citations of case-law or legislation

References in grounds of judgment

  • Directive 2003/86 : paragraphs 55, 64
  • Directive 2003/86 -A01 : paragraph 3
  • Directive 2003/86 -A04P1 : paragraphs 4, 8, 45
  • Directive 2003/86 -A06P1 : paragraph 5
  • Directive 2003/86 -A07 : paragraph 6
  • Directive 2003/86 -A07P2 : paragraphs 8, 40, 41, 43, 64
  • Directive 2003/86 -A07P2L1 : paragraphs 1, 44 - 71
  • Directive 2003/86 -A07P2L2 : paragraph 48
  • Directive 2003/86 -A17 : paragraphs 7, 60
  • Directive 2003/86 -CH4 : paragraph 5
  • Directive 2003/109 : paragraph 53
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -578/08 -N41 : paragraph 46
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -578/08 -N43 : paragraph 50
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -508/10 -N74 : paragraph 65
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -508/10 -N75 : paragraph 51
  • Court of Justice - Order C -155/11 : paragraph 40
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -579/13 -N47 : paragraph 53

Operative part

  • Interprets : Directive 2003/86 -A07P2L1

Opinion

  • Directive 2003/86 : points 2, 4 - 6, 17, 17, 55
  • Directive 2003/86 -A01 : point 4
  • Directive 2003/86 -A03P4LA : point 38
  • Directive 2003/86 -A07 : point 2
  • Directive 2003/86 -A07P2 : points 5, 17, 18, 21, 23, 25, 50, 55
  • Directive 2003/86 -A17 : points 6, 39
  • Directive 2003/86 -C15 : point 34
  • Directive 2003/86 -CH4TIT : points 5, 23
  • Directive 2003/86 -CH7 : point 6
  • Directive 2003/109 : points 3, 7, 8, 26, 27, 30
  • Directive 2003/109 -A05P2 : points 7, 8
  • Directive 2003/109 -A15P2 : point 8
  • Directive 2009/50 : points 3, 9
  • Directive 2009/50 -A15P3 : points 9, 25
  • Commission - COM Document (Other than Draft Legislation) - 52011DC0455 : point 34
  • Commission - COM Document (Other than Draft Legislation) - 52011DC0735 : point 17
  • Court of Justice - Opinion C -540/03 -N63 : point 31
  • Court of Justice - Opinion C -540/03 -N64 : point 31
  • Court of Justice - Opinion C -540/03 -N65 : point 31
  • Court of Justice - Opinion C -540/03 -N66 : point 31
  • Court of Justice - Opinion C -540/03 -N67 : point 31
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -216/05 -N43 : point 51
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -216/05 -N44 : point 51
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -508/10 -N69 : point 51
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -508/10 -N70 : point 51
  • Court of Justice - Opinion C -138/13 -N56 : point 32
  • Court of Justice - Opinion C -579/13 -N46 : point 29
  • Court of Justice - Opinion C -579/13 -N47 : point 28
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -138/13 : point 15
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -138/13 -N38 : point 39


Dates

Date of the lodging of the application initiating proceedings

  • 03/04/2014

Date of the Opinion

  • 19/03/2015

Date of the hearing

Information not available

Date of delivery

09/07/2015


References

Publication in the Official Journal

Judgment: OJ C 294 from 07.09.2015, p.8

Application: OJ C 194 from 24.06.2014, p.14

Name of the parties

K and A

Notes on Academic Writings

  1. Garben, S. ; Janssen, S.: S.E.W. ; Sociaal-economische wetgeving 2014 p.299-301 (NL)
  2. Strik, Tineke: Inburgeringsexamen : te rigide en te duur, Asiel en Migrantenrecht 2015 p.266-269 (NL)
  3. Furiosi, Emanuela: Immigrazione - Politiche sociali, Rivista italiana di diritto pubblico comunitario 2015 p.1413-1415 (IT)
  4. Van Oers, R.: Administratiefrechtelijke beslissingen ; Rechtspraak bestuursrecht 2015 nº 38 p.2175-2178 (NL)
  5. Rigaux, Anne: Examen d'intégration, Europe 2015 Octobre Comm. nº 10 p.20-21 (FR)
  6. Labayle, Henri: Cour de justice, 2e ch., 9 juillet 2015, Minister van Buitenlandse Zaken c/ K et A, aff. C-153/14, ECLI:EU:C:2015:453, Jurisprudence de la CJUE 2015 (Ed. Bruylant - Bruxelles) 2015 p.560-562 (FR)
  7. Rigaux, Anne: Examen d'intégration, Europe 2015 Octobre Comm. nº 10 p.20-21 (FR)
  8. Berlin, Dominique: Faciliter le regroupement familial ne peut conduire à sélectionner ceux qui y ont droit, La Semaine Juridique - édition générale 2015 nº 29 p.1425 (FR)
  9. Carlier, Jean-Yves ; Leboeuf, Luc: Droit européen des migrations, Journal de droit européen 2016 nº 1 p.105-113 (FR)
  10. Thym, Daniel: Towards a Contextual Conception of Social Integration in EU Immigration Law. Comments on P & S and K & A, European Journal of Migration and Law 2016 Vol.18 p.89–111 (EN)
  11. Gnes, Matteo: I requisiti linguistici e l'integrazione degli stranieri extracomunitari, Giornale di diritto amministrativo 2016 p.221-229 (IT)
  12. Atzwanger, Georg: Richtlinie 2003/86/EG - Nationale Rechtsvorschriften über eine Integrationsprüfung für Familienangehörige vor der Einreise, Migralex 2016 p.24-27 (DE)
  13. Carlier, Jean-Yves ; Leboeuf, Luc: Droit européen des migrations, Journal de droit européen 2019 nº 3 p.114-130 (FR)



Procedural Analysis Information

Source of the question referred for a preliminary ruling

Raad van State - Netherlands

Subject-matter

  • area of freedom, security and justice
  • - Immigration policy

Provisions of national law referred to

Vreemdelingenwet 2000, art. 14 en 16, lid 1, aanhef en onder h Vreemdelingenbesluit 2000, art. 3.71a, 3.98a en 3.98b Vreemdelingencirculaire 2000, onderdeel B1/4.7.1.2

Provisions of international law referred to

Information not available

Procedure and result

  • Reference for a preliminary ruling

Formation of the Court

deuxième chambre (Cour)

Judge-Rapporteur

Silva de Lapuerta

Advocate General

Kokott

Language(s) of the Case

  • Dutch

Language(s) of the Opinion

  • German