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Case Law C-101/13 (02/10/2014)

Type: Judgment

Authority: European Authorities: Euopean Union' Court of Justice

Date: 10/02/2014

Subject: The Court, interpreting the Annex to Council Regulation (EC) No 2252/2004 on standards for security features and biometrics in passports and travel documents issued by Member States in the light of Article 7 of the Charter, affirmed that it requires that the machine readable personal data page of passports issued by the Member States satisfies all the compulsory specifications provided for by Part 1 of Document 9303 of the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO). Moreover the Court affirmed that where a Member State whose law provides that a person’s name comprises his forenames and surname chooses nevertheless to include the birth name of the passport holder in Fields 06 and/or 07 of the machine readable personal data page of the passport, that State is required to state clearly in the caption of those fields that the birth name is entered there.

Parties: U c. Stadt Karlsruhe

Classification: Freedoms - Art. 8 Personal data: fairly processing - Personal data: consent - Personal data: access - Personal data: rectification - Personal data: independent authority

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