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CJEU Case C-40/11 / Judgment

Yoshikazu Iida v Stadt Ulm

Policy area:
Justice, freedom and security
Deciding Body type:
Court of Justice of the European Union
Deciding Body:
Court (Third Chamber)
Type:
Decision
Decision date:
08/11/2012

Key facts of the case:

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

Outcome of the case:

On those grounds, the Court (Third Chamber) hereby rules:

Outside the situations governed by 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 amending Regulation (EEC) No 1612/68 and repealing Directives 64/221/EEC, 68/360/EEC, 72/194/EEC, 73/148/EEC, 75/34/EEC, 75/35/EEC, 90/364/EEC, 90/365/EEC and 93/96/EEC and where there is no other connection with the provisions on citizenship of European Union law, a third-country national cannot claim a right of residence derived from a Union citizen.