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
Article 29(1)(b) - Review procedure
Pursuant to Article 29(1)(b) of the Regulation, in accordance with Article 398 of the Code of Contentious Civil Procedure (Civilný sporový poriadok) an extraordinary legal remedy may be sought by bringing a re-trial action (žaloba o obnovu konania)) before the competent court that ruled at first instance, namely the ‘district court’ (okresný súd).
Article 29(1)(c) - Means of communication
Pursuant to Article 125 of the Code of Contentious Civil Procedure an application for action may be made in writing or electronically. An application made without electronic authorisation must be re-submitted within 10 days on paper or in an authorised electronic format, otherwise it will not be considered. The court will not request an application's re‑submission.
Article 29(1)(d) - Accepted languages
Pursuant to Article 21(2)(b) of the Regulation, the accepted language for drawing up a certificate is ‘Slovak’.
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