Court procedure in Gibraltar is governed by the Civil Procedure Rules 1998 (CPR), with Supplementary Directions. The application of the Civil Procedure Rules applied in England and Wales (with modifications) is provided for under the Supreme Court Rules 2000.
FINDING COMPETENT COURTS
The search tool below will help you to identify court(s)/authority(ies) competent for a specific European legal instrument. Please note that although every effort has been made to ascertain the accuracy of the results, there may be some exceptional cases concerning the determination of competence that are not necessarily covered.
Article 29(1)(a) - Courts with jurisdiction
The court that will have jurisdiction to issue a European order for payment in Gibraltar is The Supreme Court.
Article 29(1)(b) - Review procedure
An application for a review under Article 20 in Gibraltar must be made in accordance with Part 23 of the Civil Procedure Rules.
Article 29(1)(c) - Means of communication
The means of communication acceptable in Gibraltar for the purposes of commencing the European order for payment will be by post (due to the necessity to take a court fee to issue the process).
Article 29(1)(d) - Accepted languages
The official language acceptable pursuant to Article 21(2)(b) is English.
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