Judgment of the Court (Second Chamber) of 10 March 2016

Flight Refund Ltd v Deutsche Lufthansa AG

Request for a preliminary ruling from the Kúria

Reference for a preliminary ruling — Area of freedom, security and justice — Judicial cooperation in civil matters — European order for payment procedure — Regulation (EC) No 1896/2006 — Articles 17 and 20 — Obligations of a court seised in order to designate the court with territorial jurisdiction to hear contentious proceedings following the defendant’s opposition to the European order for payment — Competence of the courts of the Member State of origin of the European order for payment — Regulation (EC) No 44/2001 — Debt arising from the right to compensation under Regulation (EC) No 261/2004 on account of a flight delay

Case C-94/14


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Document Date Name of the parties Subject-matter Curia EUR-Lex
Judgment (OJ)
15/04/2016 Flight Refund
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Judgment
ECLI:EU:C:2016:148
10/03/2016 Flight Refund
EUR-Lex text EUR-Lex bilingual text
Judgment (Summary)
ECLI:EU:C:2016:148
10/03/2016 Flight Refund
Opinion
ECLI:EU:C:2015:723
22/10/2015 Flight Refund
EUR-Lex text EUR-Lex bilingual text
Application (OJ)
25/04/2014 Flight Refund
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Reports of Cases

published in the electronic Reports of Cases (Court Reports - general)

Subject-matter

Information not available

Systematic classification scheme

1.
3 Legal proceedings
  3.04 Reference for a preliminary ruling
    3.04.01 Reference to the Court of Justice
      3.04.01.03 Exclusive nature of the role of the national court in making the reference
3 Legal proceedings
  3.04 Reference for a preliminary ruling
    3.04.02 Jurisdiction of the Court of Justice
4 Internal policy of the European Union
  4.07 Transport
    4.07.05 Air transport
4 Internal policy of the European Union
  4.06 Area of freedom, security and justice
    4.06.02 Judicial cooperation in civil matters
      4.06.02.07 European order for payment procedure
4 Internal policy of the European Union
  4.06 Area of freedom, security and justice
    4.06.02 Judicial cooperation in civil matters
      4.06.02.07 European order for payment procedure
4 Internal policy of the European Union
  4.06 Area of freedom, security and justice
    4.06.02 Judicial cooperation in civil matters
      4.06.02.07 European order for payment procedure
4 Internal policy of the European Union
  4.06 Area of freedom, security and justice
    4.06.02 Judicial cooperation in civil matters
      4.06.02.07 European order for payment procedure


Citations of case-law or legislation

References in grounds of judgment

Operative part

Opinion


Dates

Date of the lodging of the application initiating proceedings

  • 27/02/2014

Date of the Opinion

  • 22/10/2015

Date of the hearing

Information not available

Date of delivery

10/03/2016


References

Publication in the Official Journal

Judgment: OJ C 156 from 02.05.2016, p.3

Application: OJ C 142 from 12.05.2014, p.22

Name of the parties

Flight Refund

Notes on Academic Writings

  1. Skubic, Zoran: Zapleti pri uporabi prava EU v primeru zamude letalskega prevoznika, Pravna praksa 2016 nº 14 p.25-26 (SL)
  2. Nourissat, Cyril: Procédure européenne d'injonction de payer, Procédures 2016 nº 5 p.20-21 (FR)
  3. Idot, Laurence: Place du droit national, Europe 2016 Mai Comm. nº 5 p.31-32 (FR)
  4. Gruber, Urs Peter: Die Überleitung eines europäischen Mahnverfahrens in ein Erkenntnisverfahren, Praxis des internationalen Privat- und Verfahrensrechts 2017 p.259-262 (DE)



Procedural Analysis Information

Source of the question referred for a preliminary ruling

Kúria - Hungary

Subject-matter

  • area of freedom, security and justice
  • - Judicial cooperation in civil matters
  • Transport

Provisions of national law referred to

HU - A Polgári perrendtartásról szóló 1952. évi III. törvény 29-37. §, 40. §, 43. §, 45. §, 46. §, 121. §, 130. §, 157. § A fizetési meghagyásról szóló 2009. évi L. törvény 38. §, 59. § A Montrealban, 1999. május 28-án kelt, a nemzetközi légi fuvarozásra vonatkozó egyes jogszabályok egységesítéséről szóló Egyezmény kihirdetéséről szóló 2005. évi VII. törvény 19, 22, 29 és 33. cikkei

Provisions of international law referred to

Information not available

Procedure and result

  • Reference for a preliminary ruling

Formation of the Court

deuxième chambre (Cour)

Judge-Rapporteur

Ilešič

Advocate General

Sharpston

Language(s) of the Case

  • Hungarian

Language(s) of the Opinion

  • English