Judgment of the General Court (First Chamber) of 27 November 2019

Luisa Izuzquiza and Arne Semsrott v European Border and Coast Guard Agency

Access to documents — Regulation (EC) No 1049/2001 — Documents relating to a naval operation carried out by Frontex in the central Mediterranean in 2017 — Vessels deployed — Refusal of access — Article 4(1)(a) of Regulation No 1049/2001 — Exception relating to the protection of the public interest in the field of public security

Case T-31/18


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Document Date Name of the parties Subject-matter Curia EUR-Lex
Judgment (OJ)
20/12/2019 Izuzquiza and Semsrott v Frontex
Judgment
ECLI:EU:T:2019:815
27/11/2019 Izuzquiza and Semsrott v Frontex
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Abstract
ECLI:EU:T:2019:815
27/11/2019 Izuzquiza and Semsrott v Frontex
Application (OJ)
09/03/2018 Izuzquiza and Semsrott v Frontex
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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

1.
2 Institutional framework of the European Union
  2.03 Right of public access to documents
    2.03.01 Scope
      2.03.01.01 Meaning of 'document'
2 Institutional framework of the European Union
  2.03 Right of public access to documents
    2.03.02 Exceptions
      2.03.02.01 Principles
        2.03.02.01.02 Obligation to state reasons
2 Institutional framework of the European Union
  2.03 Right of public access to documents
    2.03.02 Exceptions
      2.03.02.02 Absolute exceptions
        2.03.02.02.01 Protection of the public interest
          2.03.02.02.01.00 General
2 Institutional framework of the European Union
  2.03 Right of public access to documents
    2.03.02 Exceptions
      2.03.02.02 Absolute exceptions
        2.03.02.02.01 Protection of the public interest
          2.03.02.02.01.01 Public security
2 Institutional framework of the European Union
  2.03 Right of public access to documents
    2.03.02 Exceptions
      2.03.02.01 Principles
        2.03.02.01.02 Obligation to state reasons
2 Institutional framework of the European Union
  2.03 Right of public access to documents
    2.03.02 Exceptions
      2.03.02.02 Absolute exceptions
        2.03.02.02.01 Protection of the public interest
          2.03.02.02.01.01 Public security


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Operative part

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Opinion

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Dates

Date of the lodging of the application initiating proceedings

  • 20/01/2018

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Date of the hearing

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Date of delivery

27/11/2019


References

Publication in the Official Journal

Judgment: OJ C 19 from 20.01.2020, p.44

Application: OJ C 112 from 26.03.2018, p.36

Name of the parties

Izuzquiza and Semsrott v Frontex

Notes on Academic Writings

  1. Knäbe, Timo ; Caniard, Hervé Yves: Public security revisited : Janus, Triton and Frontex : operational requirements and freedom of information in the European Union, case note under Case T-31/18 Luisa Izuzquiza and Arne Semsrott v European Border and Coast Guard Agency (Frontex), European Journal of Migration and Law 2021 Vol. 3 p. 332-358 (EN)



Procedural Analysis Information

Source of the question referred for a preliminary ruling

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Subject-matter

  • Provisions governing the institutions
  • - Access to documents

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Provisions of international law referred to

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Procedure and result

  • Actions for annulment : dismissal on substantive grounds

Formation of the Court

première chambre (Tribunal)

Judge-Rapporteur

Öberg

Advocate General

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Language(s) of the Case

  • English

Language(s) of the Opinion

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