Case C-109/04 Kranemann 
- Kranemann was a German trainee lawyer, who wished to carry out some of his training in the United Kingdom
- Although permitted to receive training in the United Kingdom, Kranemann’s travel cost claims where refused to the extend that he was not travelling within the confines of German territory
- Was the German legal provision allowing such a refusal of reimbursement incompatible with EU law; did Kranemann have the right to be reimbursed for the entirety of his travel expenses?
- Yes, yes
- Article 45 of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union, which provides for the: “abolition of any discrimination based on nationality between workers of the Member States as regards employment, remuneration and other conditions of work and employment”
- As long as national reimbursement would have been available for travel costs if the training were to have taken place within German territory, that reimbursement could not be withheld from Kranemann
Posted in EU Law Revision Notes.
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