Request for a preliminary ruling from the Sąd Najwyższy (Poland) lodged on 2 December 2019 — FORMAT Urządzenia i Montaże Przemysłowe v Zakład Ubezpieczeń Społecznych I Oddział w Warszawie

(Case C-879/19)

Language of the case: Polish

Referring court

Sąd Najwyższy

Parties to the main proceedings

Applicant: FORMAT Urządzenia i Montaże Przemysłowe

Defendant: Zakład Ubezpieczeń Społecznych I Oddział w Warszawie

Question referred

Is the expression ‘a person normally employed in the territory of two or more Member States’ used in the first sentence of Article 14(2) of Council Regulation (EEC) No 1408/71 of 14 June 1971 on the application of social security schemes to employed persons and their families moving within the Community, in the version resulting from Council Regulation (EC) No 118/97 of 2 December 1996, 1 as amended by Regulation (EC) No 1992/2006 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 18 December 2006, 2 to be interpreted as also applying to a person who, during the period covered by and within the framework of one and the same contract of employment concluded with a single employer, performs work in the territory of each of at least two Member States not simultaneously or concurrently, but during directly consecutive, successive periods of several months?


1 OJ 1997 L 28, p. 1.

2 OJ 2006 L 392, p. 1.