Language of document : ECLI:EU:C:2020:85



Order of the Vice-President of the Court of 7 February 2020 — Walker and Others v Parliament and Council

(Case C789/19 P(R))

(Appeal — Order for interim relief — Area of freedom, security and justice — Regulation (EU) 2018/1806 — Loss of EU citizenship — Action for annulment — Application for interim measures — Manifest inadmissibility of the action for annulment)

1.      Appeal — Grounds — Inadequate or contradictory grounds — Scope of the obligation to state reasons — Reliance by the General Court on implied reasoning — Whether permissible — Conditions

(Statue of the Court of Justice, Arts 36 and 53, first para.; Rules of Procedure of the General Court, Art. 119)

(see paras 19-23)

2.      Appeal — Grounds — Mere repetition of the pleas and arguments put forward before the General Court — Error of law relied on not identified — Inadmissibility

(Art. 256 TFEU; Statue of the Court of Justice, Art. 58, first para.; Rules of Procedure of the Court of Justice, Art. 168(1)(d))

(see paras 31-34)

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The appeal is dismissed.


Mrs Hilary Elizabeth Walker and Jennifer Ann Cording and also Mr Douglas Edward Watson, Christopher David Randolph and Michael Charles Strawson are ordered to pay the costs.