Judgment of the Court (Second Chamber), 10 September 2013

M. G. and N. R. v Staatssecretaris van Veiligheid en Justitie

Request for a preliminary ruling from the Raad van State (Netherlands)

Visas, asylum, immigration and other policies related to free movement of persons — Immigration policy — Illegal immigration and illegal residence — Repatriation of illegal residents — Directive 2008/115/EC — Return of illegally staying third-country nationals — Removal process — Detention measure — Extension of detention — Article 15(2) and (6) — Rights of the defence — Right to be heard — Infringement — Consequences

Case C‑383/13 PPU


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Document Date Name of the parties Subject-matter Curia EUR-Lex
Judgment (OJ)
18/10/2013 G. and R.
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Judgment
ECLI:EU:C:2013:533
10/09/2013 G. and R.
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Judgment (Summary)
ECLI:EU:C:2013:533
10/09/2013 G. and R.
Application (OJ)
23/08/2013 G. and R.
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ECLI:EU:C:2013:553
23/08/2013 G. and R.
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Reports of Cases

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Subject-matter

Request for a preliminary ruling – Raad van State  Interpretation of Article 41(2) of the Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union (OJ 2000 C 364, p. 1) and of Article 15(6) of Directive 2008/115/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 16 December 2008 on common standards and procedures in Member States for returning illegally staying third-country nationals (OJ 2008 L 348, p. 98) – Detention measures – Extension – Lack of cooperation on the part of the nationals concerned in the deportation procedure – Breach of the rights of the defence – Right of every person to be heard before an individual measure is taken which would adversely affect that person

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


Citations of case-law or legislation

References in grounds of judgment

Operative part

Opinion


Dates

Date of the lodging of the application initiating proceedings

  • 05/07/2013

Date of the Opinion

  • 23/08/2013

Date of the hearing

Information not available

Date of delivery

10/09/2013


References

Publication in the Official Journal

Application: OJ C 260 from 07.09.2013, p.34

Judgment: OJ C 325 from 09.11.2013, p.8

Name of the parties

G. and R.

Notes on Academic Writings

  1. Pastor, Jean-marc: La violation du droit des étrangers d'être entendus doit s'apprécier in concreto, L'actualité juridique ; droit administratif 2013 p.1717 (FR)
  2. Reneman, A.M.: Administratiefrechtelijke beslissingen ; Rechtspraak bestuursrecht 2013 nº 404 (NL)
  3. Aubert, Michel ; Broussy, Emmanuelle ; Cassagnabère, Hervé: Chronique de jurisprudence de la CJUE. Une violation du droit d'être entendu n'entraîne la levée de la mesure de rétention prise dans le cadre d'une procédure administrative que si celui qui l'invoque a été effectivement privé de la possibilité de mieux faire valoir sa défense dans une mesure telle que cette procédure aurait pu aboutir à un résultat différent, L'actualité juridique ; droit administratif 2013 p.2307-2309 (FR)
  4. Gazin, Fabienne: Droit d'être entendu dans le cadre d'une rétention préparant un retour. La Cour donne une portée minimale au droit d'être entendu dans le cadre d'une rétention administrative et vide de son sens la philosophie générale de la rétention des ressortissants d'États tiers en situation irrégulière, Europe 2013 Novembre Comm. nº 11 p.26-27 (FR)
  5. Mok, M.R.: Nederlandse jurisprudentie ; Uitspraken in burgerlijke en strafzaken 2014 n° 3 (NL)
  6. Wassenaar, Florimond: Rechtspraak Vreemdelingenrecht 2013 (Ed. Ars Aequi Libri - Nijmegen) 2013 p.454-455 (NL)
  7. Duijkersloot, Ton: Consequences of the Violation by Administrative Authorities of the Right to be heard under EU Law: the Case M.G. and N.R., Review of European administrative law 2014 p.81-96 (EN)
  8. Carlier, Jean-Yves: Droit européen des migrations, Journal de droit européen 2014 nº 207 p.105-114 (FR)
  9. Bartolini, Silvia: Judicial Review of Detention before Removal and Fundamental Rights Protection – The case of M.G. and N.R. v Staatssecretaris van Veiligheid en Justitie , Cyprus Human Rights Law Review 2014 Vol.3 p.36-52 (EN)
  10. Waasdorp, Jim: Drie arresten die relevant zijn voor horen voorafgaand aan terugkeerbesluit, Asiel en Migrantenrecht 2015 p.395-398 (NL)
  11. Carlier, Jean-Yves ; Leboeuf, Luc: Droit européen des migrations, Journal de droit européen 2018 p.95-110 (FR)



Procedural Analysis Information

Source of the question referred for a preliminary ruling

Raad van State - Netherlands

Subject-matter

  • area of freedom, security and justice
  • Fundamental rights
  • - Charter of Fundamental Rights

Provisions of national law referred to

Vreemdelingenwet 2000, art. 59, lid 1, aanhef en onder a, 94 en 106, lid 1 Vreemdelingenbesluit 2000, art. 5.1a, lid 1 Algemene wet bestuursrecht, art. 2:1, lid 1, en 4:8, lid 1

Provisions of international law referred to

Information not available

Procedure and result

  • Preliminary reference - urgent procedure

Formation of the Court

deuxième chambre (Cour)

Judge-Rapporteur

Bonichot

Advocate General

Wathelet

Language(s) of the Case

  • Dutch

Language(s) of the Opinion

  • French