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Order of the Court (Ninth Chamber) of 15 March 2022 (request for a preliminary ruling from the Landesverwaltungsgericht Steiermark – Austria) – WY v Steiermärkische Landesregierung

(Case C-85/21) 1

(Reference for a preliminary ruling – Article 53(2) of the Rules of Procedure of the Court of Justice – Citizenship of the Union – Articles 20 and 21 TFEU – Scope – Automatic loss of nationality of a Member State before the accession of that State to the European Union – Clear lack of jurisdiction of the Court)

Language of the case: German

Referring court

Landesverwaltungsgericht Steiermark

Parties to the main proceedings

Appellant: WY

Respondent: Steiermärkische Landesregierung

Operative part of the order

The Court of Justice of the European Union clearly has no jurisdiction to answer the question referred by the Landesverwaltungsgericht Steiermark (Regional Administrative Court, Styria, Austria) by decision of 3 February 2021.


1 OJ C 148, 26.4.2021.