Judgment of the Court (Grand Chamber) of 14 November 2017

Toufik Lounes v Secretary of State for the Home Department

Request for a preliminary ruling from the High Court of Justice (England & Wales), Queen's Bench Division (Administrative Court)

Reference for a preliminary ruling — Citizenship of the Union — Article 21 TFEU — Directive 2004/38/EC — Beneficiaries — Dual nationality — Union citizen having acquired the nationality of the host Member State while retaining her nationality of origin — Right of residence in that Member State of a third-country national who is a family member of the Union citizen

Case C-165/16


Top of the page Documents in the Case
Document Date Name of the parties Subject-matter Curia EUR-Lex
Judgment (OJ)
05/01/2018 Lounes
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Judgment
ECLI:EU:C:2017:862
14/11/2017 Lounes
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Judgment (Summary)
ECLI:EU:C:2017:862
14/11/2017 Lounes
Opinion
ECLI:EU:C:2017:407
30/05/2017 Lounes
EUR-Lex text EUR-Lex bilingual text
Application (OJ)
13/05/2016 Lounes
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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
  1.09 Non-discrimination and citizenship of the Union
    1.09.03 Right of entry and of residence
      1.09.03.011
09 null
  09.03 null
    09.03.01


Citations of case-law or legislation

References in grounds of judgment

Operative part

Opinion


Dates

Date of the lodging of the application initiating proceedings

  • 21/03/2016

Date of the Opinion

  • 30/05/2017

Date of the hearing

Information not available

Date of delivery

14/11/2017


References

Publication in the Official Journal

Judgment: OJ C 22 from 22.01.2018, p.7

Application: OJ C 191 from 30.05.2016, p.17

Name of the parties

Lounes

Notes on Academic Writings

  1. Caiola, Antonio: Citoyenneté de l'Union européenne, double nationalité et fondement du droit de séjour, Revue des affaires européennes 2017 p.717-725 (FR)
  2. Weber, Ferdinand: Analogiebildung und "Lückenfüllung" im Aufenthaltsrichterrecht, Neue Zeitschrift für Verwaltungsrecht 2018 p.130-133 (DE)
  3. Slot, P.J.: Toufik Lounes/Secretary of State for the Home Department, Ars aequi 2018 p.150 (NL)
  4. Kämper, Christopher ; Rünzel, Nadja Josefin: Juristenzeitung 2018 p.206-210 (DE)
  5. Carlier, Jean-Yves ; Renaudière, Géraldine: Libre circulation des personnes dans l'Union européenne, Journal de droit européen 2018 p.141-151 (FR)
  6. Pfersich, Andreas: Unionsbürgerschaft, Art. 21 AEUV, Richtline 2004/38/ EG, doppelte Staatsangehörigkeit, Unionsbürger, der unter Beibehaltung seiner ursprünglichen Staatsangehörigkeit die Staatsangehörigkeit des Aufnahmemitgliedstaats erworben hat, Aufenthaltsrecht eines drittstaatsangehörigen Familienangehörigen, Zeitschrift für Ausländerrecht und Ausländerpolitik 2018 p.78-79 (DE)
  7. Kroeze, H.: De relatie tussen (dubbele) nationaliteit en EU burgerschapsrechten, S.E.W. : Tijdschrift voor Europees en economisch recht 2018 p.226-229 (NL)
  8. Pataut, Étienne: Les conflits de nationalités face au droit de l'Union, Revue critique de droit international privé 2018 nº 2 p.241-256 (FR)
  9. Oosterom-Staples, H.: Na naturalisatie is er niet zonder meer sprake van een zuiver interne situatie voor het personenverkeer, Nederlands tijdschrift voor Europees recht 2018 p.128-133 (NL)
  10. Heymann, Jeremy: Citoyenneté de l'Union et conflit positif de nationalités, Revue trimestrielle de droit européen 2018 N°3 p.587-596 (FR)
  11. Réveillère, Vincent: Family rights for naturalized EU citizens: Lounes, Common Market Law Review 2018 p.1855-1878 (EN)
  12. Benlolo Carabot, Myriam: Cour de justice, gde ch., 14 novembre 2017, Toufik Lounes c/ Secretary of State for the Home Department, aff. C-165/16, ECLI:EU:C:2017:862, Jurisprudence de la CJUE 2017, Bruylant, Bruxelles. Décisions et commentaires 2018, p. 255-266 (FR)
  13. Rigaux, Anne: Citoyenneté européenne - Droit de séjour dérivé des ressortissants d'États tiers, Europe 2018, Janvier nº 1, Comm. 3 (FR)
  14. Polak, Polly Ruth: A Commentary on the Lounes Case and the Protection of EU Citizens’ Rights Post-Brexit, Revista General de Derecho Europeo 2018, nº 44, p. 190-203 (EN)
  15. Carlier, Jean-Yves ; Renaudière, Géraldine: Libre circulation des personnes dans l'Union européenne, Journal de droit européen 2019 p.166-175 (FR)



Procedural Analysis Information

Source of the question referred for a preliminary ruling

High Court of Justice (England & Wales), Queen’s Bench Division (Administrative Court) - United Kingdom

Subject-matter

  • Citizenship of the Union
  • - Border checks

Provisions of national law referred to

UK - The EEA Regulations 2006, regulations 6, 14, et 15 The Immigration (European Economic Area) (Amendment) Regulations 2012 (2012/1547) The Immigration (European Economic Area) (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations 2012 (2012/2560)

Provisions of international law referred to

Information not available

Procedure and result

  • Reference for a preliminary ruling

Formation of the Court

grande chambre (Cour)

Judge-Rapporteur

Tizzano

Advocate General

Bot

Language(s) of the Case

  • English

Language(s) of the Opinion

  • French