Language of document :

Reference for a preliminary ruling from the Upper Tribunal (United Kingdom) made on 20 August 2018 – HM Revenue & Customs v HD

(Case C-544/18)

Language of the case: English

Referring court

Upper Tribunal

Parties to the main proceedings

Applicant: HM Revenue & Customs

Defendant: HD

Question referred

Must Article 49 TFEU be interpreted as meaning that such a person, who ceases self-employed activity in circumstances where there are physical constraints in the late stages of pregnancy and the aftermath of childbirth, retains the status of being self-employed, within the meaning of that Article, provided she returns to economic activity or seeking work within a reasonable period after the birth of her child?