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

Under Section 12 of the Code of Contentious Civil Procedure (Civilný sporový poriadok) (Act No 160/2015) the competent courts are the district courts (okresné súdy) and Bratislava IV City Court (Mestský súd Bratislava IV).

Article 29(1)(b) - Review procedure

Pursuant to Article 29(1)(b) of the Regulation, under Section 398 of the Code of Contentious Civil Procedure 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) or city court (mestský 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

For the purpose of Article 21(2)(b) of the Regulation, the accepted language is Slovak.

Last update: 09/02/2024

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