20.1.2020   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

C 19/10


Request for a preliminary ruling from the Verwaltungsgericht Düsseldorf (Germany) lodged on 30 September 2019 — GR v Stadt Duisburg

(Case C-720/19)

(2020/C 19/13)

Language of the case: German

Referring court

Verwaltungsgericht Düsseldorf

Parties to the main proceedings

Applicant: GR

Defendant: Stadt Duisburg

Questions referred

1.

Does a family member of a Turkish worker, who is able to derive from the latter rights under the first paragraph of Article 7 of Decision No 1/80 of the EEC-Turkey Association Council (‘Decision No 1/80’), lose those rights if he acquires the nationality of the host Member State and loses his previous nationality?

2.

If Question 1 is answered in the affirmative: Can the family member of the Turkish worker in the situation described then continue to rely on the rights under Article 7 of Decision No 1/80 if he has lost the nationality of the host Member State because he has reacquired his previous nationality?