Geven v Land Nordrhein Westfalen.


this is a free movement of workers case

Geven was a Dutchwoman living in her own country. she worked a bit in the Netherlands

she claimed child allowance

German law required residence. she saidf this broke her right under TFEU  article 45

he ECJ said that Germany would jusitfy this indirect discrimination

these reaosns could be encouraigng birth rate’ getting people to give up work



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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