Jahin v Ministre de l'Economie et des Finances and another

European Union – Freedom of movement. The applicant's action against the Minister for Economic Affairs and Finance (France) and the Minister for Social Affairs and Health, (France) was dismissed by the Court of Justice of the European Union. The Court held that EU law did not preclude the French national legislation at issue under which a French national who resided in a third country other than an EEA member state or the Swiss Confederation and was affiliated to a social security scheme in that third country was subject to levies on income from assets for the purpose of contributing to the social security scheme established by that member state, whereas an EU national covered by a social security scheme of another member state was exempted therefrom by reason of the principle that the legislation of a single member state only was to apply in matters of social security pursuant to art 11 of Regulation (EC) No 883/2004.

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