Official Journal of the European Union
Order of the Court (Sixth Chamber) of 21 September 2021 (request for a preliminary ruling from the Amtsgericht Lennestadt — Germany) — Nemzeti Útdíjfizetési Szolgáltató Zrt. v NW
(Case C-30/21) (1)
(Reference for a preliminary ruling - Article 99 of the Rules of Procedure of the Court of Justice - Judicial cooperation in civil matters - Regulation (EU) No 1215/2012 - Article 1(1) - Substantive scope - Concept of ‘civil and commercial matters’ - Proceedings seeking to recover a charge relating to the use of a toll road)
Language of the case: German
Parties to the main proceedings
Applicant: Nemzeti Útdíjfizetési Szolgáltató Zrt.
Operative part of the order
Article 1(1) of Regulation (EU) No 1215/2012 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 12 December 2012 on jurisdiction and the recognition and enforcement of judgments in civil and commercial matters must be interpreted as meaning that the concept of ‘civil and commercial matters’, within the meaning of that provision, covers an action to recover, through legal proceedings, a charge relating to the use of a toll road, brought by a company authorised in accordance with the law, which classifies the relationship arising from that usage as being governed by private law.
(1) OJ C 148, 26.4.2021.