Criminal Proceedings Against Bickel and Franz: ECJ 1 Dec 1998

Where a court had specific rules allowing a case against its own citizens to be heard in their own language, the same facility must be offered to an accused visiting from another member state.


Times 01-Dec-1998, C-274/96, [1998] EUECJ C-274/96




ECTreaty Art 177



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CitedCollins v Secretary of State for Work and Pensions CA 4-Apr-2006
The claimant had dual Irish and US nationality. He therefore also was a citizen of the EU. He complained that the British rules against payment of job seekers’ allowance were discriminatory. The matter had already been to the ECJ.
Held: The . .
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Criminal Practice

Updated: 24 April 2022; Ref: scu.79655