Official Journal of the European Union

C 305/4

Judgment of the Court (First Chamber) of 14 June 2016 — European Commission v United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

(Case C-308/14) (1)

((Failure of a Member State to fulfil obligations - Coordination of social security systems - Regulation (EC) No 883/2004 - Article 4 - Equal treatment as regards access to social security benefits - Right of residence - Directive 2004/38/EC - National legislation under which child benefit and child tax credit are not granted to nationals of other Member States who do not have a right of lawful residence))

(2016/C 305/05)

Language of the case: English


Applicant: European Commission (represented by: D. Martin and M. Wilderspin, acting as Agents)

Defendant: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (represented by: M. Holt and J. Beeko, acting as Agents, and J. Coppel QC)

Operative part of the judgment

The Court:


Dismisses the action;


Orders the European Commission to pay the costs.

(1)  OJ C 329, 22.9.2014.