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DIRECTIVE 2008/115/EC OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL of 16 December 2008 on common standards and procedures in Member States for returning illegally staying third-country nationals

When implementing this Directive, Member States shall take due account of:


the best interests of the child;


family life;


the state of health of the third-country national concerned,

and respect the principle of non-refoulement.

Article 5 – Boudjlida C-249/13
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Article 5 – LM - Case C-402/19
Article 5 – M.A. Case C-112/20

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