Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2016] All ER (D) 111 (Dec)
Court: Court of Justice of the European Union (First Chamber)

Judges de Lapuerta (Rapporteur and President), Bonichot, Arabadjiev, Fernlund and Rodin

Judgment Dates: 21 December 2016


Immigration - Workers - Freedom of movement - German authority rejecting applicant Turkish nationals' applications for extension of residence permit - Whether Turkish worker needing to be duly registered as belonging to labour force of member state for first three years of family member's residence - of the Association Council, art 7.

The Case

Immigration Workers. The Court of Justice of the European Union gave a preliminary ruling, deciding that the first indent of of Decision No 1-80 of the Association Council conferred a right of residence in the host member state on a family member of a Turkish worker, who had been authorised to enter that member state, for the purposes of family reunification, and who, from his entry into the territory of that member state, had lived with that Turkish worker, even if the period of at least three years during which the latter was duly registered as belonging to the labour force did not immediately follow the arrival of the family member concerned in the host member state, but was subsequent to it.

Practice Areas

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