Opinion of Advocate General Sharpston delivered on 15 May 2012.#Cimade and Groupe d’information et de soutien des immigrés (GISTI) v Ministre de l’Intérieur, de l’Outre-mer, des Collectivités territoriales et de l’Immigration.#Reference for a preliminary ruling from the Conseil d’État (France).#Applications for asylum — Directive 2003/9/EC — Minimum standards for the reception of asylum seekers in the Member States — Regulation (EC) No 343/2003 — Obligation to guarantee asylum seekers minimum reception conditions during the procedure of taking charge or taking back by the responsible Member State — Determining the Member State obliged to assume the financial burden of the minimum conditions.#Case C‑179/11. Opinion of Advocate General Sharpston delivered on 15 May 2012