Judgment of the Court (Second Chamber) of 12 April 2018

A and S v Staatssecretaris van Veiligheid en Justitie

Request for a preliminary ruling from the rechtbank Den Haag

Reference for a preliminary ruling — Right to family reunification — Directive 2003/86/EC — Article 2(f) — Definition of ‘unaccompanied minor’ — Article 10(3)(a) — Right of a refugee to family reunification with his parents — Refugee below the age of 18 at the time of entry into the Member State and at the time of application for asylum, but over 18 at the time of the decision granting asylum and of his application for family reunification — Relevant date for assessing ‘minor’ status of the person concerned

Case C-550/16


Top of the page Documents in the Case
Document Date Name of the parties Subject-matter Curia EUR-Lex
Judgment (OJ)
25/05/2018 A and S
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Judgment
ECLI:EU:C:2018:248
12/04/2018 A and S
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Judgment (Summary)
ECLI:EU:C:2018:248
12/04/2018 A and S
Opinion
ECLI:EU:C:2017:824
26/10/2017 A and S
EUR-Lex text EUR-Lex bilingual text
Application (OJ)
20/01/2017 A and S
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Top of the page Legal analysis of the decision or of the case

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
  1.07 Interpretation of EU law
4 Internal policy of the European Union
  4.06 Area of freedom, security and justice
    4.06.01 Border checks, asylum and immigration
      4.06.01.03 Asylum policy
4 Internal policy of the European Union
  4.06 Area of freedom, security and justice
    4.06.01 Border checks, asylum and immigration
      4.06.01.04 Immigration policy
4 Internal policy of the European Union
  4.06 Area of freedom, security and justice
    4.06.01 Border checks, asylum and immigration
      4.06.01.03 Asylum policy
4 Internal policy of the European Union
  4.06 Area of freedom, security and justice
    4.06.01 Border checks, asylum and immigration
      4.06.01.04 Immigration policy


Citations of case-law or legislation

References in grounds of judgment

Operative part

Opinion


Dates

Date of the lodging of the application initiating proceedings

  • 31/10/2016

Date of the Opinion

  • 26/10/2017

Date of the hearing

Information not available

Date of delivery

12/04/2018


References

Publication in the Official Journal

Judgment: OJ C 200 from 11.06.2018, p.9

Application: OJ C 38 from 06.02.2017, p.7

Name of the parties

A and S

Notes on Academic Writings

  1. Gazin, Fabienne: Mineur non accompagné, Europe 2018 Juin Comm. nº 6 p.16 (FR)
  2. Henrich, Dieter: Art. 2 Buchst. f, 10 III Richtlinie 2003 /86 /EG: Recht auf Familienzusammenführung nach Eintritt der Volljährigkeit, Zeitschrift für das gesamte Familienrecht 2018 n°13 p.1039 (DE)
  3. Van Riel, Mirjam: Tijdens asielprocedure meerderjarig geworden alleenstaande minderjarige heeft recht op nareis ouders, Asiel en Migrantenrecht 2018 p.246-249 (NL)
  4. Hinterberger, Kevin Fredy: Die umgekehrte Familienzusammenführung von nachziehenden Eltern zu unbegleiteten minderjährigen Flüchtlingen, Newsletter Menschenrechte 2018 Heft 3 p.205-213 (DE)
  5. Monéger, Françoise: Sur le droit au regroupement familial du mineur non accompagné devenu majeur au cours de la procédure d'asile, Revue de droit sanitaire et social 2018 N°3 p.457-462 (FR)
  6. 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

Rechtbank Den Haag, zittingsplaats Amsterdam - Netherlands

Subject-matter

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

Provisions of national law referred to

Information not available

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

Ilešič

Advocate General

Bot

Language(s) of the Case

  • Dutch

Language(s) of the Opinion

  • French