Serving documents (recast)

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Article 3(1) – Transmitting agencies

The Service, Enforcement and Non-payment Notice Offices (Uffici Notifiche Esecuzione Protesti, UNEP) at the courts of appeal (corti d’appello) and courts (tribunali) before which the dispute for which service is requested was brought.

Article 3(2) – Receiving agencies

UNEP at the Rome Court of Appeal (i.e. UNEP presso la Corte di appello di Roma)

Viale Giulio Cesare 52, 00192 Rome

Tel. +39 06328367058-7059

Email:attiesteri.unep.ca.roma@giustizia.it

Certified email: attiesteri.unep.roma@giustiziacert.it

Article 3(4)(c) – Means of receipt of documents

Post or email.

Article 3(4)(d) – Languages that may be used for the completion of the standard form set out in Annex I

English and French.

Article 4 – Central body

UNEP at the Rome Court of Appeal (i.e. UNEP presso la Corte di appello di Roma)

Viale Giulio Cesare 52, 00192 Rome

Tel. +39 06328367058-7059

Email: attiesteri.unep.ca.roma@giustizia.it

Certified email: attiesteri.unep.roma@giustiziacert.it

Article 7 – Assistance in address enquiries

For the purposes of Article 7(1), Italy provides assistance by naming the UNEP at the Rome Court of Appeal as the designated authority to which transmitting agencies may address requests about determining the address of the person to be served.

Viale Giulio Cesare 52, 00192 Rome

Tel. +39 06328367058-7059

Email: attiesteri.unep.ca.roma@giustizia.it

Certified email: attiesteri.unep.roma@giustiziacert.it

The UNEP does not submit on its own initiative requests for information about addresses to domicile registries or other databases in cases where the address indicated in the request for service is not correct.

Article 8 – Transmission of documents

English and French.

Article 12 – Refusal to accept a document

No information submitted.

Article 13 – Date of service

No derogation invoked.

Article 14 – Certificate of service and copy of the document served

English and French.

Article 15 – Costs of service

For the time being, no fees are charged for the service of documents originating abroad other than those laid down for documents served, at the request of a party, within Italy.

Article 17 – Service by diplomatic agents or consular officers

Italy opposes the direct service of judicial documents by diplomatic or consular agents on persons residing in another Member State, except where the document is to be served on an Italian national residing in another Member State.

Italy opposes the service of judicial documents by the diplomatic or consular agents of a Member State on persons residing in Italy, except where the document is to be served on a national of the Member State in question.

Article 19 – Electronic service

No information submitted.

Article 20 – Direct service

Public officials.

Article 22 – Defendant not entering an appearance

Italy does not make any of the communications referred to in Article 22.

Article 29 – Relationship with agreements or arrangements between Member States

There are no agreements to be reported under Article 29.

Article 33(2) – Notification on the early use of the decentralised IT-system

Italy does not intend to submit the notification referred to in Article 33.

Last update: 28/12/2023

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