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Request for a preliminary ruling from the Bundesverwaltungsgericht (Germany) lodged on 28 January 2020 — F. v Stadt Karlsruhe

(Case C-47/20)

Language of the case: German

Referring court


Parties to the main proceedings

Applicant: F.

Defendant: Stadt Karlsruhe

Question referred

Do Article 2(1) and Article 11(4), second subparagraph, of Directive 2006/126/EC 1 preclude a Member State, within the sovereign territory of which the holder of an EU driving licence for vehicles in categories A and B issued by another Member State had his right to drive vehicles in the first Member State under that driving licence withdrawn because of drink-driving, from refusing to recognise a driving licence for those categories which was issued to the person concerned in the second Member State, after that right had been withdrawn, through renewal of the licence pursuant to Article 7(3), second subparagraph, of Directive 2006/126/EC?


1 Directive 2006/126/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 20 December 2006 on driving licences (OJ 2006 L 403, p. 18).