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Case Law C-353/06 (14/10/2008)

Type: Judgment

Authority: European Authorities: Euopean Communities' Court of Justice

Date: 10/14/2008

Subject: Ruling again on a dual name, the Court affirmed that Article 18 EC precludes the authorities of a Member State, in applying the national law, from refusing to recognise a child’s surname, as determined and registered in a second Member State in which the child – who, like his parents, has only the nationality of the first Member State – was born and has been resident since birth.

Parties: Stefan Grunkin e Dorothee Regina Paul

Classification: Equality - Art. 21 Non discrimination - Citizens’ rights - Art. 45 Freedom of movement - Freedom of residence

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