European Union – Immigration. The word 'reside' in art 17(1)(a) of the Citizens Directive meant 'legally reside' and the Accession (Immigration and Worker Registration) (Amendment) Regulations 2009, SI 892/09 were disproportionate and contrary to EU law. So the Court of Appeal, Civil Division held in dismissing an appeal by the Secretary of State from a decision of the Upper Tribunal (Administrative Appeals Chamber) in relation to a claim for state pension credit under s 1 of the State Pension Credit Act 2002.