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 78 (a) - the names and contact details of the courts or authorities with competence to deal with applications for a declaration of enforceability in accordance with Article 45(1) and with appeals against decisions on such applications in accordance with Article 50(2)
The district court situated at the seat of the regional court; in Budapest Buda Central District Court; appeals are handled by the regional courts or, in Budapest, by Budapest-Capital Regional Court (name and address of the courts).
Article 78 (b) - the procedures to contest the decision given on appeal referred to in Article 51
Requests for review are handled by the Curia of Hungary in review proceedings.
Article 78 (c) - the relevant information regarding the authorities competent to issue the Certificate pursuant to Article 64
The authorities competent to issue the certificate are:
- courts as referred to in Article 3(2): district courts
- other authorities with competence in matters of succession under national law: civil law notaries
Article 78 (d) - the redress procedures referred to in Article 72
Applications for redress are handled by the regional courts or, in Budapest, by Budapest‑Capital Regional Court (name and address of the courts).
Article 79 - Establishment and subsequent amendment of the list containing the information referred to in Article 3(2)
In Hungary civil law notaries count as ‘other authorities and legal professionals’.
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