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Poland / Voivodship Administrative Court, Warsaw / IV SA/Wa 154/13

Border Guard Commander in Chief v S.V.

Policy area:
Justice, freedom and security
Deciding Body type:
National Court/Tribunal
Deciding Body:
Poland / Voivodship Administrative Court in Warsaw
Decision date:

Key facts of the case:

The Commander of the Border Guards in W. issued a decision on refusal of entry into the Polish territory to S.V, a citizen of the Republic of D. In a document presented to the passport control the citizen of D. had a residence permit as a family member of an EU citizen, because of the fact, that he was in registered civil partnership with polish citizen T.F The foreigner did not present a control visa or another document valid for crossing the Polish border. S. V. appealed the refusal of entry to the Chief of the Border Guard who, however, upheld the contested decision.

Outcome of the case:

The Regional Administrative Court considered the appeal against the decision of the Commander of the Border Guard and quashed the contested decision. On the website of Voivodship Administrative Court all personal data and country which the applicant came from, were made anonymous.