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CJEU, M.A. v Belgium, Case no. C-112/20, 11 March 2021

This decision concerns a request for a preliminary ruling on the interpretation of article 5 of Directive 2008/115/EC of 16 December 2008 on common standards and procedures in Member States for returning illegally staying third-country nationals (the Return Directive). The CJEU found that the child’s best interests principle applies also to decisions which are not addressed directly to a minor but have significant consequences for them.

https://curia.europa.eu/juris/document/document.jsf?text=&docid=238749&pageIndex=0&doclang=en&mode=lst&dir=&occ=first&part=1&cid=526213

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CJEU, M.A., B.T. and D.A. v Secretary of State of the Home Department, Case no. C-648/11, 6 June 2013

This decision concerns a request for a preliminary ruling on the interpretation of the second paragraph of article 6 of Council Regulation (EC) No 343/2003 (the Dublin II Regulation). The CJEU found that the child’s best interests must be a primary consideration in all decisions adopted by the Member States on the basis of the referred norm.

https://curia.europa.eu/juris/document/document.jsf?text=&docid=138088&pageIndex=0&doclang=en&mode=lst&dir=&occ=first&part=1&cid=20988612

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Directive 2013/33/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of 26 June 2013 on standards for the reception of applicants for international protection (recast)

The recast “Reception Conditions Directive” is a recast of a previous Directive (Council Directive 2003/9/EC of 27 January 2003), with implementation deadline of 21 July 2015. The Directive covers also detention of asylum seekers (artt. 8-10) and of vulnerable persons and minors (art. 11).

https://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/?uri=CELEX%3A32013L0033&qid=1634037710766

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