European payment order


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European cross-border procedures - European payment order

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Article 29(1)(a) - Courts with jurisdiction

The court with jurisdiction to decide on applications for issuing and reviewing a European payment order and for issuing confirmation of its enforceability is any municipal court (općinski sud), or commercial court (trgovački sud) in cases concerning matters under the jurisdiction of commercial courts, according to the domicile or usual place of residence or registered office of the defendant.

Article 29(1)(b) - Review procedure

The court decides on applications for review of a European payment order. The court’s decision cannot be appealed.

Article 29(1)(c) - Means of communication

Forms, other applications or statements are to be submitted in written form, by fax or email.

Article 29(1)(d) - Accepted languages

European payment orders must be accompanied by a translation into Croatian, certified by a person authorised to do so.

Last update: 04/03/2024

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