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Citizens’ Rights Directive

Index Citizens’ Rights Directive

The Citizens’ Rights Directive 2004/38/EC (also sometimes called the "Free Movement Directive") defines the right of free movement for citizens of the European Economic Area (EEA), which includes the member states of the European Union (EU) and the three European Free Trade Association (EFTA) members Iceland, Norway and Liechtenstein. [1]

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Baumbast and R v Secretary of State for the Home Department

Baumbast and R v Secretary of State for the Home Department (2002) C-413/99 is an EU law case, concerning the free movement of citizens in the European Union.

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Campaign for an Independent and Neutral Switzerland

The Campaign for an Independent and Neutral Switzerland (Aktion für eine unabhängige und neutrale Schweiz or AUNS, Action pour une Suisse Indépendante et Neutre or ASIN, Azione per una Svizzera neutrale e indipendente or ASNI), abbreviated to AUNS, is a political organisation in Switzerland that supports Swiss independence and neutrality.

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Citizenship of the European Union

Citizenship of the European Union (EU) is afforded to qualifying citizens of European Union member states.

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Coman and Others v Inspectoratul General pentru Imigrări and Ministerul Afacerilor Interne

Coman and Others v Inspectoratul General pentru Imigrări and Ministerul Afacerilor Interne is a 2018 case of the European Court of Justice (ECJ) that affirmed residency rights to same-sex couples in EU countries that do not recognise same-sex unions, if at least one partner is an EU citizen and if the marriage was legally performed in an EU member state.

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Continuing United Kingdom relationship with the European Union

The United Kingdom's post-Brexit relationship with the remaining European Union members could take several forms.

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Danish passport

Danish passports are issued to citizens of the Kingdom of Denmark to facilitate international travel.

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European Economic Area Family Permit

A European Economic Area Family Permit (short: EEA family permit) is an immigration document that assists the holder to enter the United Kingdom as a family member of a citizen of a contracting state to the European Economic Area agreement or a Swiss citizen.

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European Free Trade Association

The European Free Trade Association (EFTA) is a regional trade organization and free trade area consisting of four European states: Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland.

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European labour law

European labour law regulates basic transnational standards of employment and partnership at work in the European Union and countries adhering to the European Convention on Human Rights.

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European Single Market

The European Single Market, Internal Market or Common Market is a single market which seeks to guarantee the free movement of goods, capital, services, and labour – the "four freedoms" – within the European Union (EU).

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European Union law

European Union law is the system of laws operating within the member states of the European Union.

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Euroscepticism

Euroscepticism (also known as EU-scepticism) means criticism of the European Union (EU) and European integration.

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Federal Democratic Union of Switzerland

The Federal Democratic Union of Switzerland (German: Eidgenössisch-Demokratische Union, EDU; French: Union Démocratique Fédérale, UDF; Italian: Unione Democratica Federale, UDF; Romansch: Uniun Democrata Federala, UDF) is a Christian-right, national conservative political party in Switzerland.

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Free Movement of Workers Regulation 2011

The Free Movement of Workers Regulation No.

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Freedom of movement

Freedom of movement, mobility rights, or the right to travel is a human rights concept encompassing the right of individuals to travel from place to place within the territory of a country,Jérémiee Gilbert, Nomadic Peoples and Human Rights (2014), p. 73: "Freedom of movement within a country encompasses both the right to travel freely within the territory of the State and the right to relocate oneself and to choose one's place of residence".

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Freedom of movement for workers in the European Union

The freedom of movement for workers is a policy chapter of the acquis communautaire of the European Union.

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Grzelczyk v Centre Public d’Aide Sociale d’Ottignes-Louvain-la-Neuve

Grzelczyk v Centre Public d’Aide Sociale d’Ottignes-Louvain-la-Neuve (2001) is an EU law case, concerning the free movement of citizens in the European Union.

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Identity document

An identity document (also called a piece of identification or ID, or colloquially as papers) is any document which may be used to prove a person's identity.

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Immigration (European Economic Area) Regulations 2006

The Immigration (European Economic Area) Regulations 2006 (or EEA Regulations for short) amended by SI 2009/1117, SI 2011/1247 and SI 2015/694 constitute the law that implements the right of free movement of EEA nationals and their family members in the United Kingdom.

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Immigration by country

This article delineates the issue of immigration in different countries.

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Immigration to Europe

Immigration to Europe has a long history, but increased substantially in the later 20th century.

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Immigration to Germany

Germany is the second most popular migration destination in the world, after the United States.

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Immigration to Switzerland

There has been significant immigration to Switzerland since the 1980s.

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LGBT rights in the European Union

LGBT rights in the European Union are protected under the European Union's (EU) treaties and law.

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List of European Union directives

The following is a thematic list of European Union directives: For a date based list, see the:Category:European Union directives by number.

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List of national identity card policies by country

This is a list of identity document policies by country.

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Metock v Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform

Metock v Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform (2008) is an EU law case, significant in Ireland and Denmark, on the Citizens Rights Directive and family unification rules for migrant citizens.

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Modern immigration to the United Kingdom

Since 1945, immigration to the United Kingdom under British nationality law has been significant, in particular from the Republic of Ireland and from the former British Empire especially India, Bangladesh, Pakistan, the Caribbean, South Africa, Nigeria, Ghana, Kenya and Hong Kong.

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National identity card (France)

The French national identity card (Carte nationale d’identité or CNI) is an official identity document consisting of a laminated plastic card bearing a photograph, name and address.

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National identity cards in the European Economic Area

National identity cards are issued to their citizens by the governments of all European Union member states except Denmark, Ireland, and the United Kingdom, and also by Liechtenstein and Switzerland (the latter not formally part of the EEA).

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Norwegian passport

Norwegian Passports are issued to nationals of Norway for the purpose of international travel.

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Passport stamp

A passport stamp is a rubber stamp inked impression received in one's passport upon entering or exiting a country.

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Passports issued by the European Union candidate states

Since the 1980s, member states of the European Union have started to harmonise aspects of the designs of their ordinary passports (but not other types of passports, such as diplomatic, service and emergency passports), as well as common security features and biometrics.

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Passports of the EFTA member states

Passports issued by the European Free Trade Association (EFTA) member states Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway or Switzerland, can be used by citizens to exercise the right of free movement within EFTA and the European Economic Area (EEA), which consists of Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway in addition to the member states of the European Union.

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Passports of the European Union

The European Union itself does not issue ordinary passports, but ordinary passport booklets issued by its 28 member states share a common format.

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R (Secretary of State for the Home Department) v Immigration Appeal Tribunal and Surinder Singh

R (Secretary of State for the Home Department) v Immigration Appeal Tribunal and Surinder Singh 3 CMLR 358 is a UK immigration law and EU law case involving the right of entry and residence into a nation state.

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Recognition of same-sex unions in Italy

Italy has recognised same-sex civil unions (unione civile) since 5 June 2016, providing same-sex couples with most of the legal protections enjoyed by married couples.

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Residence card of a family member of a Union citizen

European Economic Area (EEA) citizens have the right of free movement and residence throughout the EEA.

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Right of abode

The right of abode is an individual's freedom from immigration control in a particular country.

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Right of Irish expatriates to vote

At most elections in the Republic of Ireland the electoral register is based on residential address, and the only nonresident voters are those serving abroad on government business; this includes Irish diplomats and their spouses, and Defence Forces and Garda Síochána personnel but not their spouses.

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Ruth Davidson

Ruth Elizabeth Davidson (born 10 November 1978) is a Scottish politician serving as Leader of the Scottish Conservative Party since 2011 and leader of the second largest party in the Scottish Parliament since 2016.

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Schengen Area

The Schengen Area is an area comprising 26 European states that have officially abolished passport and all other types of border control at their mutual borders.

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Stamp 4

Stamp 4 refers to the stamp number, or immigration status, given to an individual with permission to reside in Ireland.

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Switzerland–European Union relations

The relations between Switzerland and the European Union (EU) are framed by a series of bilateral treaties whereby the Swiss Confederation has adopted various provisions of European Union law in order to participate in the Union's single market, without joining as a member state.

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Third country national

Third Country National (TCN) is a term often used in the context of migration, referring to individuals who are in transit and/or applying for visas in countries that are not their country of origin (i.e. country of transit), in order to go to destination countries that is likewise not their country of origin.

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Travel document

A travel document is an identity document issued by a government or international treaty organization to facilitate the movement of individuals or small groups of persons across international boundaries, following international agreements.

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United Kingdom immigration law

United Kingdom immigration law is the law that relates to who may enter, work in and remain in the United Kingdom.

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Visa policy of Ireland

The visa policy of Ireland is set by the Government of Ireland and determines visa requirements for foreign citizens.

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Visa policy of the Schengen Area

The visa policy of the Schengen Area is set by the European Union and applies to the Schengen Area and to other EU member states without the opt-outs enjoyed by Ireland and the UK.

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Visa policy of the United Kingdom

The visa policy of the United Kingdom is the policy by which Her Majesty's Government determines who may and may not enter the country of the United Kingdom, and the Crown dependencies of Guernsey, Jersey, and the Isle of Man.

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Visa requirements for Bulgarian citizens

Visa requirements for Bulgarian citizens are administrative entry restrictions by the authorities of other states placed on citizens of Bulgaria.

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Visa requirements for EFTA nationals

Visa requirements for EFTA nationals are administrative entry restrictions by the authorities of other states placed on citizens of the European Free Trade Association (EFTA) member states.

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Visa requirements for European Union citizens

Visa requirements for European Union citizens are administrative entry restrictions by the authorities of other states placed on citizens of the European Union.

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Visa requirements for Norwegian citizens

Visa requirements for Norwegian citizens are administrative entry restrictions by the authorities of other states placed on citizens of Norway.

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Visa requirements for Romanian citizens

Visa requirements for Romanian citizens are the administrative entry restrictions by the authorities of other territories affecting citizens of Romania.

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2013 enlargement of the European Union

The 2013 enlargement of the European Union saw Croatia join the European Union as its 28th member state on 1 July 2013.

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Redirects here:

CRD 2004, Citizens Rights Directive, Citizens Rights Directive 2004, Citizens' Rights Directive, Citizens’ Rights Directive 2004, Directive 2004, Directive 2004/38/EC, Directive 2004/38/EC on the right to move and reside freely, Free Movement Directive, Free Movement of Citizens Directive, Right to move.

References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Citizens’_Rights_Directive

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