Metock v Minister for Justice Equality and Law Reform.

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2008

Irish case

Cameroonian in Ireland/

His wife fot British citizenship and moved to Ireland

This concerns the citizneship directive.

family unification’ article 20 TFEU

The ECJ said that the Republic of Ireland

people can move their family from one EU country to another

there is no condition on which state mebers of a family can live in if their relatives is already resident in an EU member state

Irish legislation implementing the directive said that a kinsman had to be established as a lawful resident in the EU before bringing in more kin

the prior lawful residence rule of Eire was found to be unlawful

Blaise Metock of Cameroon came to Ireland in 2006. his application for asylum was turned down. He later got to live in Eire because his girlfriend had become British. they had 2 children. They got marroed after his claim was denied

 

 

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About Calers

Born Belfast 1971. I read history at Edinburgh. I did a Master's at UCL. I have semi-libertarian right wing opinions. I am married with a daughter and a son. I am allergic to cats. I am the falling hope of the not so stern and somewhat bending Tories. I am a legal beagle rather than and eagle. Big up the Commonwealth of Nations.

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