Reference for a preliminary ruling from the Tribunal Superior de Justicia de Murcia (Spain) lodged on 19 June 2008 - María Julia Zurita García v Delegado del Gobierno en la Región de Murcia

(Case C-261/08)

Language of the case: Spanish

Referring court

Tribunal Superior de Justicia de Murcia

Parties to the main proceedings

Applicant: María Julia Zurita García

Defendant: Delegado del Gobierno en la Región de Murcia

Question referred

Should Article 62(1) and (2)(a) of the Treaty Establishing the European Community and Articles 5, 11 and 13 of Regulation (EC) No 562/2006 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 15 March 2006 establishing a Community Code on the rules governing the movement of persons across borders (Schengen Borders Code) be interpreted as precluding national legislation, and the case-law which interprets it, which permits the substitution of the expulsion of any 'third country national' who does not have documentation authorising him to enter and remain in the territory of the European Union by the imposition of a fine?

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