Request for a preliminary ruling from the Cour de cassation (France) lodged on 1 December 2020 – VA, ZA v TP

(Case C-645/20)

Language of the case: French

Referring court

Cour de cassation

Parties to the main proceedings

Applicants: VA, ZA

Defendant: TP

Question referred

Must Article 10(1)(a) of Regulation (EU) No 650/2012 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 4 July 2012 on jurisdiction, applicable law, recognition and enforcement of decisions and acceptance and enforcement of authentic instruments in matters of succession and on the creation of a European Certificate of Succession 1 be interpreted as meaning that, where the habitual residence of the deceased at the time of death is not located in a Member State, the court of a Member State in which the deceased had not established his habitual residence but which finds that the deceased had the nationality of that State and held assets in it must, of its own motion, examine whether it has subsidiary jurisdiction under that article?


1 OJ 2012 L 201, p. 107.