United Kingdom v Council of the European Union - ECJ Case C-77/05, 10.7.07

The Treaty of Amsterdam made law various provisions (known as the "Schengen acquis") on closer EU integration, relating to freedom of movement, passports, and border controls. The UK is not bound by these provisions. In two linked cases (this case and the Advocate General expresses the view that the obligation to issue passports meeting minimum security standards arises from these provisions.

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