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Request for a preliminary ruling from the Juzgado de lo Contencioso-Administrativo No 1 of Pamplona lodged on 9 December 2016 — Wilber López Pastuzano v Delegación del Gobierno de Navarra

(Case C-636/16)

Language of the case: Spanish

Referring court

Juzgado de lo Contencioso-Administrativo of Pamplona

Parties to the main proceedings

Applicant: Wilber López Pastuzano

Defendant: Delegación del Gobierno de Navarra

Question referred

Must Article 12 of Council Directive 2003/109/EC 1 of 25 November [2003] concerning the status of third-country nationals who are long-term residents be interpreted as precluding national legislation, such as that issue in the main proceedings, and the case-law interpreting it, which does not provide for the application of the requirements of protection against the expulsion of a long-term resident foreign national to all administrative expulsion decisions regardless of the legal nature or type thereof, but instead restricts the application of those requirements to a specific type of expulsion?


1 OJ 2004 L 16, p. 44.