Judgment of the Court (Grand Chamber) of 23 February 2010.

London Borough of Harrow v Nimco Hassan Ibrahim and Secretary of State for the Home Department.

Reference for a preliminary ruling: Court of Appeal (England & Wales) (Civil Division) - United Kingdom.

Freedom of movement for persons - Right of residence of a national of a non-member country who is the spouse of a national of a Member State, and of their children who are themselves nationals of a Member State - National of a Member State ceasing to work and leaving the host Member State - Enrolment of the children at a school - No means of subsistence - Regulation (EEC) No 1612/68 - Article 12 - Directive 2004/38.

Case C-310/08.


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Document Date Name of the parties Subject-matter Curia EUR-Lex
Judgment (OJ)
17/04/2010 Ibrahim and Secretary of State for the Home Department
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Judgment
ECLI:EU:C:2010:80
23/02/2010 Ibrahim and Secretary of State for the Home Department
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Judgment (Summary)
ECLI:EU:C:2010:80
23/02/2010 Ibrahim and Secretary of State for the Home Department
Opinion
ECLI:EU:C:2009:641
20/10/2009 Ibrahim and Secretary of State for the Home Department
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Application (OJ)
27/09/2008 Ibrahim and Secretary of State for the Home Department
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Reports of Cases

2010 I-01065

Subject-matter

Interpretation of Directive 2004/38 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) and of Article 12 of Regulation (EEC) No 1612/68 of the Council of 15 October 1968 on freedom of movement for workers within the Community (OJ, English Special Edition 1968 (II), p 475) – Wife who is a national of a non-member country and her children, themselves nationals of a Member State, who have joined her husband, a national of that Member State, in the United Kingdom where he was engaged in paid employment – Right of residence of the wife and children following the husband’s loss of status as an employed person and his departure from the United Kingdom

Systematic classification scheme

1.
4 Internal policy of the European Union
  4.04 Free movement of persons and services
    4.04.01 Workers
      4.04.01.01 Equal treatment
4 Internal policy of the European Union
  4.04 Free movement of persons and services
    4.04.01 Workers
      4.04.01.00 General


Citations of case-law or legislation

References in grounds of judgment

Operative part

Opinion


Dates

Date of the lodging of the application initiating proceedings

  • 11/07/2008

Date of the Opinion

  • 20/10/2009

Date of the hearing

Information not available

Date of delivery

23/02/2010


References

Publication in the Official Journal

Application: OJ C 247 from 27.09.2008, p.8

Judgment: OJ C 100 from 17.04.2010, p.3

Name of the parties

Ibrahim and Secretary of State for the Home Department

Notes on Academic Writings

  1. Castellaneta, Marina: Soggiorno per figlio studente e genitore affidatario anche se ha divorziato dal coniuge cittadino Ue, Guida al Diritto 2010 nº 11 p.102-104
  2. Schmidl, Matthias: Good News for Family Members of Community Workers - Sufficient Financial Ressources Are Not Required to Reside Lawfully in a Host Member State, European Law Reporter 2010 p.125-128
  3. Michel, Valérie: Rejet d'une interprétation régressive de la jurisprudence Baumbast, Europe 2010 Avril Comm. nº 131 p.13-14
  4. Cavallini, Joël: Absence de ressources suffisantes et maintien du droit de séjour d'un ressortissant européen et de sa famille, La semaine juridique - Social 2010 nº 1183 p.23-25
  5. Koufaki, Ioanna: Ekfraseis tis evropaikis ithageneias ypo to prisma tou sevasmou tis oikogeneiakis zois, Nomiko Vima 2010 p.543-545
  6. Mok, M.R.: Nederlandse jurisprudentie ; Uitspraken in burgerlijke en strafzaken 2010 nº 307
  7. Serrapede, Daniela: Diritto al soggiorno, a fini di studio, dei figli di (ex) levoratori migranti ed esigenze di integrazione: la decisione della Corte di giustizia dell'Unione europea nel caso Ibrahim, Diritti umani e diritto internazionale 2010 p.434-438
  8. Starup, Peter ; Elsmore, Matthew J.: Taking a Logical or Giant Step Forward? Comment on Ibrahim and Teixeira, European Law Review 2010 p.571-588
  9. Uyen Do, T.: La jurisprudence de la Cour de justice et du Tribunal de première instance. Chronique des arrêts. Libre circulation de personnes. Arrêt « Ibrahim », Revue du droit de l'Union européenne 2010 nº 3 p.645-647
  10. Lyčka, M.: Ibrahim: Unijní práva občanů třetích států odvozená od práv jejich potomků, Jurisprudence : specialista na komentování judikatury 2010 nº 6 p.30-36
  11. Cortés Martín, José Manuel: Jurisprudencia del Tribunal de Justicia de la Uníon Europea, Enero - Abril 2010, Revista de Derecho Comunitario Europeo 2010 nº 34 p.1-61
  12. Cambien, N.: S.E.W. ; Sociaal-economische wetgeving 2010 p.417-419
  13. Schrauwen, A.: Zelfstandig verblijfsrecht van schoolgaande kinderen van werknemers en hun verzorgers: ontbreken van bestaansmiddelen niet relevant, Nederlands tijdschrift voor Europees recht 2010 p.231-237
  14. O'Brien, Charlotte: Case C-310/08, London Borough of Harrow v. Nimco Hassan Ibrahim and Secretary of State for the Home Department, Judgment of the Court of Justice (Grand Chamber) of 23 February 2010, nyr; Case C-480/08, Maria Teixeira v. London Borough of Lambeth and Secretary of State for the Home Department, Judgment of the Court of Justice (Grand Chamber) of 23 February 2010, nyr, Common Market Law Review 2011 Vol. 48 Nº 1 p.203-225



Procedural Analysis Information

Source of the question referred for a preliminary ruling

Court of Appeal - United Kingdom

Subject-matter

  • Citizenship of the Union
  • - Right of entry and residence
  • Freedom of movement for workers

Provisions of national law referred to

Housing Act 1996 The Allocation of Housing and Homelessness (Eligibility) (England) Regulations 2006 Immigration (European Economic Area) Regulations 2006, regulations 6, 10 and 19(3)(a)

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

Cunha Rodrigues

Advocate General

Mazák

Language(s) of the Case

  • English

Language(s) of the Opinion

  • English