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Document 62012CN0478

Case C-478/12: Reference for a preliminary ruling from the Landesgericht Feldkirch (Austria), lodged on 24 October 2012 — Armin Maletic, Marianne Maletic v lastminute.com GmbH and TUI Österreich GmbH

OJ C 26, 26.1.2013, p. 22–22 (BG, ES, CS, DA, DE, ET, EL, EN, FR, IT, LV, LT, HU, MT, NL, PL, PT, RO, SK, SL, FI, SV)

26.1.2013   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

C 26/22


Reference for a preliminary ruling from the Landesgericht Feldkirch (Austria), lodged on 24 October 2012 — Armin Maletic, Marianne Maletic v lastminute.com GmbH and TUI Österreich GmbH

(Case C-478/12)

2013/C 26/40

Language of the case: German

Referring court

Landesgericht Feldkirch

Parties to the main proceedings

Appellants: Armin Maletic, Marianne Maletic

Respondents: lastminute.com GmbH, TUI Österreich GmbH

Question referred

Is Article 16(1) of Council Regulation (EC) No 44/2001 of 22 December 2000 on jurisdiction and the recognition and enforcement of judgments in civil and commercial matters, (1) which confers jurisdiction on the courts for the place where the consumer is domiciled, to be interpreted as meaning that, in the case where the other party (here, a travel agent having its seat abroad) has recourse to a contracting partner (here, a travel operator having its seat in the home country), Article 16(1) of Regulation No 44/2001 is, for the purpose of proceedings brought against those two parties, also applicable to the contracting partner in the home country?


(1)  OJ 2001 L 12, p. 1.


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