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Request for a preliminary ruling from the Oberlandesgericht Wien (Austria) lodged on 15 January 2019 — kunsthaus muerz gmbh v Zürich-Versicherungs AG

(Case C-20/19)

Language of the case: German

Referring court

Oberlandesgericht Wien

Parties to the main proceedings

Applicant: kunsthaus muerz gmbh

Defendant: Zürich-Versicherungs AG

Question referred

Is Directive 2002/83/EC 1  — in particular Article 35 and Article 36 — to be interpreted as precluding a national provision under which, irrespective of a (correct) notice before conclusion of the contract regarding the right of cancellation, the cancellation period comes to an end within 30 days after the contract has been concluded, (even) if the policy holder is not a consumer?


1 Directive 2002/83/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 5 November 2002 concerning life assurance (OJ 2002 L 345, p. 1).