This Order was made for the purpose of giving effect in Irish law to the Directive on the rights of citizens of the Union and their family members to move and reside feely within the territory of the Member States (Directive 2004/38/EC). It replaces the European Communities (Free Movement of Persons) Regulations 2006 (S.I. No. 226 of 2006) consequent upon the enlargement of the European Union on 1 January 2007.
|Date:||18 Dec 2006|
|Legislation Type:||Statutory Instrument (IE)|
|References:||European Communities (Free Movement of Persons) (Amendment) Regulations 2008; Metock v. Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform|
|Category:||EU Treaty Rights, Residence|
|Keywords:||EU Treaty Rights, Family Unity (Right to), Free Movement, Freedom of Movement (Right to), Residence, Residence Permit, Union Citizen, Usual Residence|