Irish Law Updates

Thursday, May 20, 2004

Opinion of Advocate General in Chen Case

For some strange reason the Opinion of the Advocate General in the Chen case was not available on the web yesterday but it has appeared today.

To get the text go to

http://curia.eu.int/jurisp/cgi-bin/form.pl?lang=en


and under 'Names of Parties' input 'Chen', then click 'Submit' [at top of screen]

The Press Release is at

http://curia.eu.int/en/actu/communiques/cp04/aff/cp040039en.pdf


The abstract says:
N� 39/2004 : 18 May 2004
Opinion of the Advocate General in the case C-200/02
Chen e.a.
Freedom of movement for persons
ACCORDING TO FIRST ADVOCATE GENERAL TIZZANO, A YOUNG CHILD WHO IS A NATIONAL OF A MEMBER STATE IS ENTITLED TO RESIDE IN ANOTHER MEMBER STATE PROVIDED THAT HE OR SHE IS COVERED BY SICKNESS INSURANCE AND HAS SUFFICIENT RESOURCES

Sample media coverage:
http://www.rte.ie/news/2004/0518/citizenship.html