Judgment of the Court (Grand Chamber), 5 September 2012

Secretary of State for the Home Department v Muhammad Sazzadur Rahman and Others

Reference for a preliminary ruling from the Upper Tribunal (Immigration and Asylum Chamber)

Directive 2004/38/EC — Right of citizens of the Union and their family members to move and reside freely within the territory of the Member States — Article 3(2) — Obligation to facilitate, in accordance with national legislation, entry and residence for ‘any other family members’ who are dependants of a Union citizen

Case C‑83/11


Top of the page Documents in the Case
Document Date Name of the parties Subject-matter Curia EUR-Lex
Judgment (OJ)
12/10/2012 Rahman and Others
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Judgment
ECLI:EU:C:2012:519
05/09/2012 Rahman and Others
EUR-Lex text EUR-Lex bilingual text
Judgment (Summary)
ECLI:EU:C:2012:519
05/09/2012 Rahman and Others
Opinion
ECLI:EU:C:2012:174
27/03/2012 Rahman and Others
EUR-Lex text EUR-Lex bilingual text
Application (OJ)
14/05/2011 Rahman and Others
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Reports of Cases

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

Subject-matter

Information not available

Systematic classification scheme

1.
1 The legal order of the European Union
  1.09 Non-discrimination and citizenship of the Union
    1.09.03 Right of entry and of residence
      1.09.03.01 Detailed rules governing the exercise of the right of entry and of residence
1 The legal order of the European Union
  1.09 Non-discrimination and citizenship of the Union
    1.09.03 Right of entry and of residence
      1.09.03.01 Detailed rules governing the exercise of the right of entry and of residence
1 The legal order of the European Union
  1.09 Non-discrimination and citizenship of the Union
    1.09.03 Right of entry and of residence
      1.09.03.01 Detailed rules governing the exercise of the right of entry and of residence
1 The legal order of the European Union
  1.09 Non-discrimination and citizenship of the Union
    1.09.03 Right of entry and of residence
      1.09.03.01 Detailed rules governing the exercise of the right of entry and of residence
1 The legal order of the European Union
  1.09 Non-discrimination and citizenship of the Union
    1.09.03 Right of entry and of residence
      1.09.03.01 Detailed rules governing the exercise of the right of entry and of residence


Citations of case-law or legislation

References in grounds of judgment

  • Directive 2004/38 -A02PT2 : paragraphs 19, 26, 28, 32, 44
  • Directive 2004/38 -A03P2 : paragraphs 1, 19 - 40
  • Directive 2004/38 -A03P2L1LA : paragraphs 18, 19, 39 - 45
  • Directive 2004/38 -A03P2L2 : paragraph 22
  • Directive 2004/38 -A10 : paragraphs 41 - 45
  • Directive 2004/38 -A10P2 : paragraphs 1, 26, 34
  • Directive 2004/38 -A10P2LE : paragraph 30
  • Directive 2004/38 -C6 : paragraphs 20, 23, 32
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -72/95 : paragraph 25
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -127/02 : paragraph 25
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -165/09 : paragraph 25

Operative part

  • Interprets : Directive 2004/38 -A02PT2
  • Interprets : Directive 2004/38 -A03P2
  • Interprets : Directive 2004/38 -A03P2L1LA
  • Interprets : Directive 2004/38 -A10
  • Interprets : Directive 2004/38 -A10P2

Opinion

  • Charter of Fundamental Rights of the EU (2007), Article 7 : points 3, 70, 74
  • TFEU, Article 288 : point 49
  • TEU, Article 6 -P1L1 : point 70
  • Directive 68/360 -A04P3 : point 97
  • Regulation 1612/68 -A10 : point 97
  • Regulation 1612/68 -A10P2 : point 42
  • Directive 73/148 -A01P2 : point 42
  • Directive 2003/86 -A04P2 : point 57
  • Directive 2003/86 -A04P3 : point 57
  • Directive 2004/38 : points 4, 6, 17, 28 - 93
  • Directive 2004/38 -A02PT2 : points 5, 45 - 53
  • Directive 2004/38 -A02PT2LB : point 67
  • Directive 2004/38 -A03P1 : point 100
  • Directive 2004/38 -A03P2 : points 8, 17, 28 - 109
  • Directive 2004/38 -A03P2LA : points 63, 86 - 109
  • Directive 2004/38 -A07P1 : point 44
  • Directive 2004/38 -A08P5 : point 9
  • Directive 2004/38 -A10 : points 10, 17
  • Directive 2004/38 -A10P2 : points 17, 41
  • Directive 2004/38 -A10P2LE : points 59, 92, 109
  • Directive 2004/38 -C6 : points 7, 37
  • Council - Common Position - 52004AG0006 : point 53
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -139/85 : point 38
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -6/90 : point 81
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -173/99 : point 66
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -109/01 : point 73
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -127/02 : point 81
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -148/02 : point 69
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -1/05 : point 95
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -353/06 : point 69
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -127/08 : points 35, 71
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -145/09 : point 34
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -162/09 : points 36, 38
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -208/09 : point 69
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -434/09 : point 36
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -424/10 : point 39
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -434/10 : point 81
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -256/11 : points 69, 71


Dates

Date of the lodging of the application initiating proceedings

  • 22/02/2011

Date of the Opinion

  • 27/03/2012

Date of the hearing

Information not available

Date of delivery

05/09/2012


References

Publication in the Official Journal

Application: OJ C 145 from 14.05.2011, p.9

Judgment: OJ C 331 from 27.10.2012, p.6

Name of the parties

Rahman and Others

Notes on Academic Writings

  1. Rigaux, Anne: Droit au rapprochement familial, Europe 2012 Novembre Comm. nº 11 p.28-29 (FR)
  2. Mok, M.R.: Nederlandse jurisprudentie ; Uitspraken in burgerlijke en strafzaken 2012 nº 635 (NL)
  3. Van Walsum, Sarah: Meer duidelijkheid over verruimde gezinshereniging, Asiel en Migrantenrecht 2012 p.424-426 (NL)
  4. Aubert, Michel ; Broussy, Emmanuelle ; Cassagnabère, Hervé: Chronique de jurisprudence de la CJUE. La Cour précise le régime d'entrée et de séjour des membres de la famille d'un citoyen de l'Union, L'actualité juridique ; droit administratif 2012 p.2268 (FR)
  5. Benlolo-Carabot, Myriam: Quand le juge "oublie" la citoyenneté de l'Union: place à une marge d'appréciation étatique in(dé)finie, Revue des affaires européennes 2012 p.691-696 (FR)
  6. Oosterom-Staples, Helen: Rechtspraak Vreemdelingen recht (Ed. Ars Aequi Libri - Nijmegen) 2012 p.234-237 (NL)
  7. Brière, C.: La jurisprudence de la Cour de justice et du Tribunal de première instance. Chronique des arrêts. Libre circulation des personnes. Arrêt « Rahman », Revue du droit de l'Union européenne 2012 nº 4 p.739-743 (FR)
  8. Vatovec, Katarina: Podrobneje o vzdrževanih članih "razširjene" družine, Pravna praksa 2012 nº 38 p.26-27 (SL)
  9. Cambien, N.: S.E.W. ; Sociaal-economische wetgeving 2013 p.86-87 (NL)
  10. Boutayeb, Chahira: Le régime jurisprudentiel du droit au regroupement familial du citoyen de l'Union, Revue du marché commun et de l'Union européenne 2013 p.287-296 (FR)
  11. Pfersich, Andreas: Unionsbürger, Familienangehöriger, Hoheitsgebiet der Mitgliedstaaten, Aufenthalt, Zeitschrift für Ausländerrecht und Ausländerpolitik 2013 p.117-118 (DE)
  12. Carlier, Jean-Yves: La libre circulation des personnes dans et vers l'Union européenne, Journal de droit européen 2013 nº 197 p.103-114 (FR)



Procedural Analysis Information

Source of the question referred for a preliminary ruling

Upper Tribunal (Immigration and Asylum Chamber) London - United Kingdom

Subject-matter

  • Citizenship of the Union
  • - Right of entry and residence

Procedure and result

  • Reference for a preliminary ruling

Formation of the Court

grande chambre (Cour)

Judge-Rapporteur

Ilešič

Advocate General

Bot

Language(s) of the Case

  • English

Language(s) of the Opinion

  • French