Judgment of the Court (Third Chamber), 8 November 2012

Yoshikazu Iida v Stadt Ulm

Reference for a preliminary ruling from the Verwaltungsgerichtshof Baden-Württemberg

Articles 20 TFEU and 21 TFEU – Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union – Article 51 – Directive 2003/109/EC – Third-country nationals – Right of residence in a Member State – Directive 2004/38/EC – Third-country nationals who are family members of Union citizens – Third-country national neither accompanying nor joining a Union citizen in the host Member State and remaining in the citizen’s Member State of origin – Right of residence of a third-country national in the Member State of origin of a citizen residing in another Member State – Citizenship of the Union – Fundamental rights

Case C‑40/11


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Document Date Name of the parties Subject-matter Curia EUR-Lex
Judgment (OJ)
14/12/2012 Iida
Judgment
ECLI:EU:C:2012:691
08/11/2012 Iida
EUR-Lex text EUR-Lex bilingual text
Judgment (Summary)
ECLI:EU:C:2012:691
08/11/2012 Iida
Opinion
ECLI:EU:C:2012:296
15/05/2012 Iida
EUR-Lex text EUR-Lex bilingual text
Application (OJ)
14/05/2011 Iida
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Subject-matter

Reference for a preliminary ruling – Verwaltungsgerichtshof Baden-Württemburg – Interpretation, in the light of Articles 7 and 24 of the Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union and Article 8 of the European Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms, Article 21(1) TFEU, and Articles 2(2)(d), 3(1), 7(2) and 10(1) of Directive 2004/38/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 29 April 2004 on the right of citizens of the Union and their family members to move and reside freely within the territory of the Member States (OJ 2004 L 158, p. 77) – Interpretation of Article 6(1) and (3) EU, and Article 24(3), Article 45(1) and the first sentence of Article 51(1) of the Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union – A citizen of a Member State (a minor), who has moved her principal place of residence together with her mother to another Member State – Right to reside, in the Member State of origin of the child, of the father, a third-country national with custody rights – Scope of the Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union – Notion of 'implementation of Union law'

Systematic classification scheme

1.
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
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
      1.09.03.01 Detailed rules governing the exercise of the right of entry and of residence
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
      1.09.03.01 Detailed rules governing the exercise of the right of entry and of residence
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
      1.09.03.01 Detailed rules governing the exercise of the right of entry and of residence
1 The legal order of the European Union
  1.04 Fundamental rights
    1.04.02 Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union
      1.04.02.01 Field of application of the Charter (Article 51(1) and (2) of the Charter of Fundamental Rights)
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
      1.09.03.01 Detailed rules governing the exercise of the right of entry and of residence


Citations of case-law or legislation

References in grounds of judgment

Operative part

Opinion


Dates

Date of the lodging of the application initiating proceedings

  • 28/01/2011

Date of the Opinion

  • 15/05/2012

Date of the hearing

Information not available

Date of delivery

08/11/2012


References

Publication in the Official Journal

Application: OJ C 145 from 14.05.2011, p.4

Judgment: OJ C 9 from 12.01.2013, p.10

Name of the parties

Iida

Notes on Academic Writings

  1. Berlin, Dominique: Etre ou ne pas être membre de la famille d'un citoyen européen, La Semaine Juridique - édition générale 2012 nº 48 p.2154 (FR)
  2. Kieber, Stefan: Aufenthaltsrecht eines Drittstaatsangehörigen im früheren Aufenthaltsstaat seiner Angehörigen, Newsletter Menschenrechte 2012 nº 6 p.422-424 (DE)
  3. Fernhout, Roel: Rechtspraak Vreemdelingen recht (Ed. Ars Aequi Libri - Nijmegen) 2012 p.252-255 (NL)
  4. Tinç, Mehmet: Jurisprudence de la Cour de justice de l'Union européenne en matière de droits fondamentaux, L'Europe des libertés: revue d'actualité juridique 2012 nº 39/40 p.71 (FR)
  5. Rigaux, Anne: Rapprochement familial, Europe 2013 Janvier Comm. nº 1 p.20-22 (FR)
  6. Aubert, Michel ; Broussy, Emmanuelle ; Cassagnabère, Hervé: Chronique de jurisprudence de la CJUE. Citoyenneté de l'Union - Droit de séjour dérivé des ressortissants de pays tiers, L'actualité juridique ; droit administratif 2013 p.335-336 (FR)
  7. Carlier, Jean-Yves: La libre circulation des personnes dans et vers l'Union européenne, Journal de droit européen 2013 nº 197 p.103-114 (FR)
  8. Weh, Wilfried Ludwig: Der Fall Iida und die Grundrechtecharta, Informationsbrief Ausländerrecht 2013 p.125-126 (DE)
  9. Pfersich, Andreas: Drittstaatsangehöriger, der im Herkunftsmitgliedstaat des Unionsbürgers bleibt, Zeitschrift für Ausländerrecht und Ausländerpolitik 2013 p.206 (DE)
  10. Tryfonidou, Alina: (Further) Signs of a Turn of the Tide in the CJEU's Citizenship Jurisprudence, Case C-40/11 Iida, Judgment of 8 November 2012, not yet reported, Maastricht Journal of European and Comparative Law 2013 p.302-320 (EN)
  11. Carlier, Jean-Yves ; Renaudière, Géraldine: Libre circulation des personnes dans l'Union européenne, Journal de droit européen 2018 p.141-151 (FR)



Procedural Analysis Information

Source of the question referred for a preliminary ruling

Verwaltungsgerichtshof Baden-Württemberg - Germany

Subject-matter

  • Citizenship of the Union
  • area of freedom, security and justice
  • - Right of entry and residence
  • - Immigration policy
  • Fundamental rights
  • - Charter of Fundamental Rights

Provisions of national law referred to

Aufenthaltsgesetz (AufenthG), Paragraphen 7, 9a, 18, 28, 31 und 39 Freizügigkeitsgesetz/EU (FreizügG/EU), Paragraph 5

Provisions of international law referred to

Convention européenne de sauvegarde des Droits de l'Homme et des Libertés fondamentales (04/11/1950), art. 8

Procedure and result

  • Reference for a preliminary ruling

Formation of the Court

troisième chambre (Cour)

Judge-Rapporteur

Silva de Lapuerta

Advocate General

Trstenjak

Language(s) of the Case

  • German

Language(s) of the Opinion

  • German