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 67 (a)
The names, addresses and contact details of the central authorities designated pursuant to Article 53:
Ministry of Justice
International Judicial Cooperation Division
Tel: +372 620 8183; +372 620 8186; +372 620 8190
Article 67 (b)
Pursuant to Article 57(2), the following languages are accepted for communicating with central authorities: Estonian, English.
Article 67 (c)
Pursuant to Article 45(2), the following languages are accepted for certificates on access rights and the return of a child: Estonian and English.
Articles 21 and 29
Applications under Articles 21 and 29 must be submitted to the relevant county court in Estonia.
Appeals under Article 33 must be submitted to the relevant district court in Estonia.
Appeals under Article 34 may be submitted in Estonia only as appeals in cassation.
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